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Analysis: The 2021 Hot Toy Lists and Licensing

By Richard Gottlieb CEO, Global Toy Expert What are the “hot toys?” That is a question that I get each year starting in October. Various hot toy lists come out each year from a host… . . . read more

Spread Group Wins Global Apparel Deal With ZAG

Print-on-Demand Collection for Kids and Young Adults will List in Time for the Holiday Season The award-winning animation studio ZAG has signed a global licensing agreement with Spread Group for print-on-demand apparel and accessories. Under this… . . . read more

Character Licensing: Wildbrain Serves Up Some Sweet Deals For Strawberry Shortcake

Kids’ entertainment studio Wildbrain and its licensing arm have signed a wave of licensing deals for both the new and classic Strawberry Shortcake brand. Strawberry Shortcake was created in 1973 with the release of a simple… . . . read more

Disney Licensing: Pebble Gear Launches Disney-Themed Kid’s Tablet

The children’s tech company Pebble Gear has just launched a range of Disney-licensed tablets and accessories for three to eight-year-olds in the US. Pebble Gear is an International tech company whose goal is to provide… . . . read more

Pre-School Licensing: Hasbro Announces Peppa Pig Early Years Learning Program “Learn with Peppa”

Hasbro has announced a new program with Penguin Random House called Learn with Peppa, a major new brand extension to help promote early years learning. The program will kick off towards the end of 2022 with… . . . read more

Character Licensing: Mondo TV’s Grisu Gets First Licensing Deal

Mondo TV, one of the largest European animation studios,  has announced the first licensing agreement for Grisù. Grisù is the star character of a new 3D series co-produced by Mondo TV, ZDF Enterprises and Toon2Tango,… . . . read more

Character Licensing: BarkBox Reveals Spiderman Toys For Your Super Dog

The pet toy company BarkBox is swinging into action this week, announcing a new limited-edition collaboration with Marvel ahead of the highly anticipated release of “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” “We are thrilled to team up… . . . read more

Licensing Agencies: Moulin Rouge Selects The Point.1888 As Its Licensing Dance Partner

The world-famous Parisian cabaret Moulin Rouge has appointed The Point.1888 as its licensing agency. The Moulin Rouge, named after the red windmill on its roof, started life in 1889 as a popular cabaret and dancing… . . . read more

Character Licensing: Emmy-Nominated Oddbods Hitting Theaters

The animated Youtube sensation Oddbods is moving past social video and into theaters, inking a deal for a “Halloween-themed 55-minute theatrical experience,” and has secured new licensing deals in Europe and Asia. Oddbods is a three-time… . . . read more

Entertainment Licensing: ZAG Signs Deal For First Console Game Based On Miraculous

On the heels of the highly successful debut of its first game for Roblox, ZAG Games, a division of the award-winning global independent animation studio ZAG, has signed with U.S. game publisher GameMill Entertainment and… . . . read more