Tag: consumer products

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2016
Mattel-brand.svg NBCUniversal Brand Development Revs Up Global Merchandise Program for Fast & Furious   UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As audiences rev up for the upcoming release of the highly anticipated eighth chapter in the global fan-favorite Fast & Furious movie phenomenon, NBCUniversal Brand Development and its NBCUniversal Consumer Products business unit today announced plans to expand the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2015
UglydollMovie1   STX ENTERTAINMENT TO LAUNCH FAMILY/ANIMATION AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS/LICENSING DIVISIONS WITH EYE TOWARD DEVELOPING PROJECTS ACROSS FILM, TELEVISION, DIGITAL AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS ARENAS   – Studio Enters Rights Agreement with UGLYDOLL Toy Line as First Significant Investment for New Divisions –   (Burbank, May 28, 2015) – STX Entertainment has announced the launch of a family and animation division geared toward creating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2015
Box - Standard Creators of the DC Comics™ Deck-Building Games Developing Officially Licensed Ghostbusters™ Board Game Lake Forest, CA – Feb. 10, 2015 – The streams have been crossed and the Keymaster and the Gatekeeper have come together! Cryptozoic Entertainment, creators of board and collectible card games, is bringing the world’s most highly respected group of paranormal investigators/exterminators…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2013
New spellbinding brand reaches tweens around the globe with original storylines and creative characters   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Turning a new page in fairytale history, Mattel announces the global launch of its newest intellectual property — Ever After High™. Based on the relatable everyday lives of extraordinary teenage sons and daughters of well-known fairytale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2013
RovioLogo.jpg Rovio Entertainment emphasizes long-term brand development and bolsters its licensing partner base. Las Vegas, Nevada — June 17, 2013– Rovio Entertainment, the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds brand, announced at the International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada plans to grow their licensing business. Rovio Entertainment is partnering with great companies and has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced today that Jessica Dunne, former executive vice president, Licensing, Disney Classic Characters and Disney Baby, was appointed GM & senior vice president, Consumer Products, responsible for overseeing licensing for Mattel’s stable of powerhouse brands, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, Fisher-Price® and American Girl®. Dunne also joins…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2012
Unique Star Trek Items Join One-of-a-Kind Product From Dexter® and The Twilight Zone NEW YORK, NY – July 9, 2012– CBS Consumer Products hits warp speed at Comic-Con International 2012 with exclusive products and giveaways based on popular television series including Star Trek, Dexter and The Twilight Zone. Both hardcore and casual fans will find…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS PARTNERS WITH WETA WORKSHOP FOR COLLECTIBLES FROM THE UPCOMING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILMS, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY AND THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN -New merchandise slated for October 2012- WELLINGTON, New Zealand and Burbank, CA – June 05, 2012 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Weta Workshop announced today a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2012
Back in April DC Entertainment announced the rebirth of DC Direct as the new DC Collectibles and the news that they would be expanding into an on-line shop.   They also announced they would launch that e-commerce site with a pair of exclusives in May- a Sinestro bust and a Flashpoint action figure boxed set.   May…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2011
AFi’s 6th Anniversary Scoop Week – Day 1 It’s an annual tradition here at AFi that on our anniversary we have "scoop week", a series of reveals from diverse group of action figures and collectibles companies.   This year is no exception so we will be posting some scoops this week as well as posting a lot of new, exclusive new content.  Let’s get…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2011
There’s a disturbing trend in the retail world.   It’s not new, but it looks like it is becoming more pervasive in the stores that I frequent.   I first noticed it at Toys R Us stores in 2009 , but now I am seeing it at some of my local Targets as well.   …

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2011
TargetEnemy.jpg There’s a disturbing trend in the retail world.   It’s not new, but it looks like it is becoming more pervasive in the stores that I frequent.   I first noticed it at Toys R Us stores in 2009 , but now I am seeing it at some of my local Targets as well.    […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2011
Green Lantern Licensees – Led by Master Toy Licensee, Mattel – To Illuminate Toy Fair 2011 Burbank, Calif., January 25, 2011 — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is teaming up with a leading group of global licensees at Toy Fair in support of the Summer 2011 blockbuster film, “Green Lantern,” highlighted by DC Entertainment’s master…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2010
…you’ve just crossed over into… The Twilight Zone… Man.  Is there anything creepier than a creepy doll?   Rod Serling knew that.   Jonnathan Coulton knows that.  Now you can experience the terror in your own home!  Not once, but twice over!   BifBangPow is on a roll with their pre-Comic Con reveals, and we’re…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2010
New Girls Franchise "Monster High" is Unveiled with Key Partnerships across Multiple Categories including Apparel & Accessories, Publishing, Live-Action Entertainment and More LAS VEGAS, Jun 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today at the 2010 Licensing International Show, Mattel, Inc., the world’s leading toy company, unveils its multi-category line-up of best-in-class partners with new apparel and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2010
THUNDERCATS, HO! ThunderCats Roars Back Into the Mainstream with Fresh Toys, New Cartoon Network Episodes   BURBANK and CYPRESS, Calif. – June 3, 2010 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today a powerhouse partnership with Bandai America Incorporated, as the global master toy licensee for the animated series,ThunderCats. Under the new agreement, Bandai and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2010
Fans To Have A Galaxy of New Publishing Options to Choose From Including Trivia Books, Manuals and Young Adult Novels NEW YORK – May 18, 2010 – CBS Consumer Products is collaborating with a variety of top publishing partners to bring multiple Star Trek novels and manuals to retailers everywhere throughout 2010 and 2011.  Exciting…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2010
One-Stop Entertainment and News Destination for All Things STAR TREK to Feature Complete Redesign, Breaking News and the Most Comprehensive Star Trek Database Available   NEW YORK – May 5, 2010 – CBS Consumer Products is re-launching the official online destination to the popular Star Trek sci-fi franchise — StarTrek.com — this summer with a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2010
80’s Icons Immortalized in Premium Format Statue Line NORTHRIDGE, CA (March 26, 2010):  Pop Culture Shock Collectibles are pleased to announce they are the newest licensor for the wildly popular 80’s cartoon Thundercats!  This licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products will bring 1/4 scale mixed media statues to hardcore collector’s homes in 2010.  Pop…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2010
AFi’s ‘Disney’s Alice In Wonderland’ Giveaway! The awesome folks over at Disney Living/Consumer Products have offered up an awesome "Alice In Wonderland" prize pack for AFi readers to celebrate the highly anticipated move opening today in theaters everywhere. This cool prize pack includes: a set of the Kubrick Mad Hatter and Be@rbrick Cheshire Cat (3” 2 piece set) , a New…

 

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