Chapter: Japan

Good Christmas Presence for Licensing at Retail in the UK

The Christmas bells have been jingling since mid-November in the UK retail market but it remains to be seen if this early start to Christmas trade will get the tills ringing. Christmas is clearly a key time for retailers and as a retail facing industry licensing plays a part in it. Often it is a time that retailers turn to licensing for categories like gifting

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Studio 100 Takes Over Emmy Award Winner Little Airplane Productions

Schelle, Munich, New York, 1st December 2017 – Studio 100 has taken over the New York-based company Little Airplane Productions. Animation studio Little Airplane Productions was founded by Josh Selig in 1999 and its staff has won numerous acclaimed awards, including 21 Emmy Awards. Little Airplane Productions is known for the series Wonder Pets, Small Potatoes, Super Wings, P. King Duckling

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to attend BBC-curated Children’s Global Media Summit

The Duke of Cambridge will deliver a keynote speech on children’s mental health at the Children’s Global Media Summit on Wednesday 6 December. The keynote session will explore how unlimited freedom in the digital world may be impacting on children’s mental health and wellbeing. It will also examine what those in the industry should do next to engage with the

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Live From New York – It’s Saturday Night Live Wine!

From Lot18, Limited Edition Collection of Wines Inspired by the Emmy® Award-Winning Show and Popular Characters Available for Pre-Order Now Winemaker Lot18, in collaboration with Universal Brand Development and the legendary, Emmy® Award-winning NBC series Saturday Night Live, has unveiled a wine collection that celebrates the long-running show and some of its most entertaining characters. The limited edition collection features

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CCTV Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop Continue Long Tradition of Collaboration on New Content for China

China’s National Broadcaster CCTV to Shoot Chinese New Year Special on Iconic Sesame Street Set (New York, NY, November 29, 2017) – Building on a relationship that began 35 years ago with the televised “Big Bird in China” special, China’s national broadcaster China Central Television Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational media organization behind Sesame Street, will co-produce

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Xtreme Personal Care and Perio Inc. Team Up to Launch Barbasol® and Pure Silk® Men and Women’s Electric Grooming Accessories

Edison, NJ, [DATE] – Xtreme Personal Care, a division of JEM Accessories, Inc. and Perio Inc. announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement to extend the iconic Barbasol and Pure Silk brands beyond shave cream and razors into men and women’s electric grooming accessories.  The Seltzer Licensing Group, Perio’s exclusive global licensing agency, was responsible for bringing

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Evergreen Consumer Brands Acquires License for Barbasol ® and Pure Silk ® Brands

[New York, NY, Nov. 27th, 2017] – Evergreen Consumer Brands (ECB) and Perio Inc. announced today they have entered into a licensing agreement granting ECB use of the Barbasol and Pure Silk brands. Evergreen’s license will extend the iconic Barbasol and Pure Silk brands beyond shave cream and razors into an expanded portfolio of HBA extensions including body wash, lotion,

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Famed Clothing Retailer J. Peterman Announces Agreement with the Smithsonian.

WASHINGTON, D.C./ BLUE ASH, OH — J. Peterman has long built its reputation on offering hard-to-find items with a factual romance. Now, we are pleased to announce a unique agreement with the Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. Through this exciting endeavor, we will be offering apparel inspired by the rich historical resources found only in the

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Brand and Lifestyle Licensing: One Customer = Multiple Opportunities

As investigated in Euromonitor International’s “Global Trends Shaping Brand and Lifestyle Licensing Part 2” report, brand and lifestyle licensing presents unique opportunities for businesses. It is a distinctive way of connecting with consumers on different platforms. Many companies trademark their established brands/properties to other companies enabling the company to expand its brand equity to new areas and most importantly to

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One Animation Names Master Toy and Apparel Licensees for Its Oddbods Property

Kids Station Toys, Inc. and The Bentex Group embrace their inner odd to lead toy and apparel effort London UK – 27 November 2017 – One Animation, creator of the hit, Emmy Award-nominated, animated series Oddbods, announced that it has partnered with Kids Station Toys, Inc. and The Bentex Group, Inc. as master toy and apparel licensees, respectively, in North

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