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LIMA Unveils New Entry and Judging Process for 2019 International Licensing Awards

LIMA Unveils New Entry and Judging Process for 2019 International Licensing Awards

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has unveiled its 2019 International Licensing Awards program that features a revamped online submission process, a broad judging panel drawn from around the world and a new, exciting list of award categories. In its 33rd year, The LIMA International Licensing Awards have long defined high achievement in international…

WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Announced

WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Announced

On last night’s Monday Night Raw, five-time Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss announced during her talk show “A Moment of Bliss,” that the first-ever WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions will be crowned at Elimination Chamber in the Women’s Tag Team Elimination Chamber match. The Women’s Evolution continues to be one of the focal points of WWE…

Nickelodeon Takes Home Two Merit Awards at the 2018 Asian Licensing Awards

Nickelodeon Takes Home Two Merit Awards at the 2018 Asian Licensing Awards

Nickelodeon today announced its respective merit wins “Best Property” award for PAW Patrol and “Best Young Property in Asia” award for Shimmer & Shine at the recently concluded Asian Licensing Awards, held in Hong Kong last night, in conjunction with the Hong Kong International Licensing Show this week. Already in its fifth season globally, PAW…

WWE To Partner With Special Olympics World Games 2019

WWE To Partner With Special Olympics World Games 2019

WWE has announced a partnership with the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, the biennial global sporting event featuring thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities, which will be held in the United Arab Emirates from March 14 to March 21, 2019. WWE Superstar Sasha Banks announced the partnership alongside Special Olympics athletes and senior…

Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig Builds Momentum in Japan

Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig Builds Momentum in Japan

Entertainment One (eOne) is building on the growing fanbase of Peppa Pig in Japan as 26 new episodes have begun airing weekly on TV Tokyo. The animated series first aired on the Japanese broadcaster in October 2017 and has quickly become a ratings hit with preschool audiences. The broadcast line up has been further bolstered…

Lego Foundation and Sesame Street Team Up to Help Refugee Children

Lego Foundation and Sesame Street Team Up to Help Refugee Children

The LEGO Foundation Awards $100 million to Sesame Workshop to Bring the Power of Learning through Play to Children Affected by the Rohingya and Syrian Refugee Crises. “We are humbled by the trust and confidence the LEGO Foundation has placed in us. Together we can forge a legacy for children worldwide affected by displacement, today…

Brock Lesnar Battles Daniel Bryan in Champion vs. Champion Main Event

Brock Lesnar Battles Daniel Bryan in Champion vs. Champion Main Event

At Survivor Series 2018, Raw reigned supreme in the battle for brand supremacy against SmackDown LIVE 6-0, with Universal Champion Brock Lesnar surviving a heroic effort by WWE Champion Daniel Bryan, Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey picked up the Disqualification victory over an incensed Charlotte Flair and Team Red triumphing over Team Blue in both…

The Urban Outfitters Go Sweet with Chupa Chups® for Sixtieth Anniversary

The Urban Outfitters Go Sweet with Chupa Chups® for Sixtieth Anniversary

One of the most popular international lifestyle retailers, Urban Outfitters, puts colour and fun to autumn this year with Chupa Chups® t-shirts, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. Sweet trendy t-shirts with the iconic Chupa Chups logo on the chest or popular Chupa Chups flavor on the back. Vintage style for the most nostalgic…

Diageo & Podpac Scoop Product Of The Year Award

Diageo & Podpac Scoop Product Of The Year Award

Diageo and Australia’s Podpac have scooped up a 2019 Product of the Year award for their world first, Australian innovation licensing partnership, Baileys™ Nespresso® compatible Premium Coffee Pods. Now in its 10th year, the Product of the Year award is backed by the votes of over 14,000 Australian consumers and recognises product innovation across all…

Moose Toys Buys Scruff-a-Luvs; Worlds Apart

Moose Toys Buys Scruff-a-Luvs; Worlds Apart

Leading global toy company Moose Toys has announced an expansion of their European network and growth in innovative product portfolio with the acquisition of popular Scruff-a-Luvs brand and talented design led UK business, Worlds Apart. Worlds Apart is a leading UK toy company and creator of children’s lifestyle products, well known for their Scruff-a-Luv, Ready…