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HASBRO AND PLAYMATES TOGETHER FOR POWER RANGERS PRODUCT

Hasbro has announced a global licensing agreement with Playmates Toys to produce and distribute POWER RANGERS product. Playmates is debuting its first POWER RANGERS collection with a kid targeted MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS toy line in 2025. As part of the agreement,...

“THE LORAX” X DANIEL ARSHAM SUSTAINABLE CAPSULE COLLECTION

The beloved characters from Dr. Seuss's timeless classic The Lorax are getting a contemporary makeover in a collaboration with Daniel Arsham, marking the first time the artist has officially collaborated with Dr. Seuss Enterprises. This groundbreaking partnership...

LICENSING EXPO: ANNOUNCES SECOND KEYNOTE WITH NICOLE BLAKE AND GUY RAZ

Licensing Expo has announced its second keynote featuring Wondery Chief Brand Officer Nicole Blake to discuss franchise development opportunities from podcast intellectual properties (IP) alongside acclaimed How I Built This and Wow in the World co-creator and host,...

TWO NEW VERSION OF HASBRO’S MONOPOLY

Hasbro announced two brand-new versions of the world’s most popular board game – MONOPOLY: House of the Dragon Edition, in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products, and MONOPOLY: Disney Stitch Edition. This two new version of MONOPOLY arrive...

WHY ATTEND LAS VEGAS LICENSING EXPO

There are many reasons why international trade publications such as Licensing Magazine, along with thousands of licensors, licensees, and professional services providers, consider that the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas (May 21 - 23) is a must-attend event to mark on...
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POL BENEDÍ JOINS DEAPLANETA ENTERTAINMENT

POL BENEDÍ JOINS DEAPLANETA ENTERTAINMENT

DeAPlaneta Entertainment has announced that Pol Benedí has joined the company’s Kids & Family Division as Head of Franchise & Marketing, starting in his new position on April 2. Pol Benedí has worked for several years on the creation of the Barça Licensing...

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RIGHTS & BRANDS NAMED MASTER AGENT FOR VERA & VILLE

RIGHTS & BRANDS NAMED MASTER AGENT FOR VERA & VILLE

Rights & Brands has announced its appointment as the master agent for the beloved children's book series Vera & Ville, handling publishing and licensing rights worldwide. Targeted at children aged 0-3 years old, the Vera & Ville series captivates young...

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Licensee Focus

HASBRO AND PLAYMATES TOGETHER FOR POWER RANGERS PRODUCT

HASBRO AND PLAYMATES TOGETHER FOR POWER RANGERS PRODUCT

Hasbro has announced a global licensing agreement with Playmates Toys to produce and distribute POWER RANGERS product. Playmates is debuting its first POWER RANGERS collection with a kid targeted MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS toy line in 2025. As part of the agreement,...

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YU-GI-OH! SEVENS PREMIERES IN THE BALKANS

YU-GI-OH! SEVENS PREMIERES IN THE BALKANS

As Anime continues to soar in popularity, Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS has been picked up by RTL Croatia and Pro Plus Slovenia, the leading commercial platforms in their territories and owned by Central European Media Enterprises (CME). At this year’s MIPTV ’24, Konami Cross...

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Entertainment

NEW SALES FOR ‘WHO WHO’

NEW SALES FOR ‘WHO WHO’

Meta Media has announced new sales for Who Who (26 x 7’) to beIN MENA, Ceska Televize, RTV Slovenia, Vme US and, in 2022, in Italy De Agostini Editore (DeAJunior). The series was commissioned by Croatian public broadcaster HRT and created by Croatian producer Recircle...

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MILLIMAGES TO DISTRIBUTE MOVIMENTI PRODUCTION’S SPOOKY WOLF

MILLIMAGES TO DISTRIBUTE MOVIMENTI PRODUCTION’S SPOOKY WOLF

Millimages has been appointed as worldwide distributor (excluding Italy, Germany, LATAM, Austria, Israel, Portugal & Spain) for Movimenti Production’s newest animation series, Spooky Wolf (26 x 11’). With production completed, Spooky Wolf will headline Millimages’...

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BILL HADER TO STAR AS THE CAT IN THE HAT FILM

BILL HADER TO STAR AS THE CAT IN THE HAT FILM

Warner Bros. Pictures Animation and Dr. Seuss Enterprises have locked in an all-star comedic cast for their upcoming feature film The Cat in the Hat which will debut in theaters globally on March 6, 2026. The cast, led by Bill Hader (Barry) as The Cat, includes Quinta...

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Fashion & Lifestyle

THE THIRD POKÉMON X DOLLY NOIRE COLLECTION

THE THIRD POKÉMON X DOLLY NOIRE COLLECTION

The Pokémon Company International has announced the launch of a third capsule collection from Italian urbanwear brand Dolly Noire, available online and in Dolly Noire’s stores. The collection will be heavily promoted in May with window displays, high-visibility...

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PUMA X DAZED AND CONFUSED

PUMA X DAZED AND CONFUSED

PUMA and cult '70s film Dazed and Confused join together for a chilled out, retro collab that seems straight outta the stoner comedy. When Dazed and Confused, Richard Linklater’s comedy about a Texas high school in 1976, opened in theaters more than 30 years ago, it...

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Interviews

HASBRO, EXPANDING AMAZING IPS

HASBRO, EXPANDING AMAZING IPS

With an incredible portfolio of brands and major anniversaries to celebrate, Hasbro has a lot of exciting news! LM interviewed Marianne James, Senior Vice President, Global Licensing at Hasbro, to find out more. Could you tell us about the latest news on the...

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A MAGIC YEAR FOR MATTEL

A MAGIC YEAR FOR MATTEL

Licensing Magazine has interviewed Claudia Lucarella, Head of Publishing Mattel EMEA, and she has shared her thoughts on heritage in storytelling, as well as what makes Mattel so unique. What is Mattel's approach to storytelling within its brand portfolio? Mattel's...

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2024, THE YEAR OF STUMBLE GUYS

2024, THE YEAR OF STUMBLE GUYS

In Italy, a year after its launch, Stumble Guys has become a real phenomenon, welcoming a growing number of partners and fans. To find out more, LM interviewed Giada Paterlini, President, and Isabella Barone, Managing Director, at Starbright Licensing, the agency that...

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Events

WHY ATTEND LAS VEGAS LICENSING EXPO

WHY ATTEND LAS VEGAS LICENSING EXPO

There are many reasons why international trade publications such as Licensing Magazine, along with thousands of licensors, licensees, and professional services providers, consider that the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas (May 21 - 23) is a must-attend event to mark on...

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BING EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NSPCC FOR THE THIRD YEAR

BING EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NSPCC FOR THE THIRD YEAR

Acamar Films, the producer and distributor of Bing, has partnered with the NSPCC for the third consecutive year for Childhood Day. Childhood Day is the NSPCC’s flagship fundraising event to raise crucial funds to protect children. On 7 June 2024, nursery and school...

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Media & digital

THE SUCCESS OF ‘MIA AND ME’ YOUTUBE CHANNEL IN BRAZIL

THE SUCCESS OF ‘MIA AND ME’ YOUTUBE CHANNEL IN BRAZIL

Studio 100 International has announced a significant milestone for its popular Mia and me brand in Brazil, with the dedicated YouTube channel reaching over one million subscribers. This remarkable achievement has been honored by YouTube with the prestigious Gold...

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Retail

MINISO OPENS ITS FIRST STORE IN BARBIE-INSPIRED STYLE

MINISO OPENS ITS FIRST STORE IN BARBIE-INSPIRED STYLE

MINISO opened its first Malaysian IP collection store at the Berjaya Times Square mall, Kuala Lumpur, on March 30. The new store is a perfect pink vision with an eye-catching design inspired by MINISO’s Barbie collaboration. With a wide selection of trendy new IP...

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MIFFY AT THE MALL OF BERLIN 2024

MIFFY AT THE MALL OF BERLIN 2024

Following the successful pop up in London’s theatre district last year Dick Bruna’s iconic Miffy is now hopping into the Mall of Berlin for a unique, limited time only (retail) experience from the 16th of March to the 15th of July 2024. An unparalleled assortment of...

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Trend & Research

DEVELOPING KIDS’ IPS ACROSS DIFFERENT PLATFORMS

DEVELOPING KIDS’ IPS ACROSS DIFFERENT PLATFORMS

Ampere Analysis is a market-leading data and analytics firm specialising in the media, games and sports sectors. LM spoke with Senior Analyst Cyrine Amor, who explained the newest trends in the kids' TV industry at MipJunior. Your presentation demonstrated a...

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THE LATEST TRENDS IN KIDS’ ENTERTAINMENT

THE LATEST TRENDS IN KIDS’ ENTERTAINMENT

LM had a talk with Ivan Colecchia, senior VP business development, The Insights Family, who delivered a well-attended discussion on new kids' entertainment trends at the recent MipJunior in Cannes. We learned from your presentation that current trends in kids'...

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