October 15, 2014

Oral care company Sunstar Americas has added three new lines of children’s toothbrushes featuring characters from Saban’s Power Rangers, Lalaloopsy and DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”

June 13, 2014

Bazooka Candy Brands will collaborate with DreamWorks Animation on a limited-edition candy line, as well as a multiplatform merchandising program, to support the film "How to Train Your Dragon 2."

June 10, 2014

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, announced four new products to its Bernie's Farm product line, which feature barnyard shapes.

July 26, 2013

Oral care brand Brush Buddies is expanding its line of licensed toothbrushes with the launch of the new Brush Buddies Smurfs Poppin' toothbrushes, Brush Buddies Smurfs Talking Toothbrushes and Brush Buddies Smurfs manual toothbrushes.

May 2, 2013

Drug makers Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly have started a campaign designed to educate healthcare professionals about the role a type of protein plays in maintaining blood-sugar balance.

January 4, 2013

Disney will release an HD digital and HD digital 3D version early on Feb. 12, 2013, a company first. Then on March 5, the company will broaden the release to the four-disc Blu-ray combo pack, two-disc Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, SD digital and On-Demand.

December 6, 2012

Disney and creative genius Tim Burton — creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” — announced the release of "Frankenweenie," the hilarious 3D stop-motion animated masterpiece arriving as a 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand Jan. 8, 2013.

February 8, 2012

Zak Designs has introduced new mealtime products ideal for college students.

June 30, 2011

A new line of Hello Kitty household products are arriving this summer, thanks to a new licensing agreement inked by Sanrio and Vandor.

June 20, 2011

It may have a goofy name, but start-up website HellaWella, HellaWella.com, 
is serious about promoting healthy living and all the good stuff that goes with it.

May 11, 2011

A new line of bubble products and toys sold under the Mr. Bubbles brand may soon make its way to retail.

February 3, 2011

CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment have brought together two beloved films based on the popular comic strip "Peanuts."

January 6, 2011

PepsiCo's Brisk Iced Tea is getting animated.

January 5, 2011

Classic Media and Bullwinkle Studios are bringing the complete series "Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends" to DVD in a collectible-edition box set.

January 5, 2011

NEW YORK — Retailers who stick with proven characters should see the strongest sell-through in the toy category. Charles Riotto, president of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association, said that, in addition to value, consumers want evergreen licenses to carry the assurance of quality that consumers desire in this economy.


Disney Princesses remained strong and got a boost from the recent release of “Tangled.” 
“Toy Story 3,” “Cars” and “Thomas the Tank Engine” 
are still huge.


November 9, 2010

The iconic, silent spokesman of Planters is speaking for the first time in 94 years,...

October 28, 2010

Worldwide periodicals distributor Curtis has launched a new magazine for kids based on beloved Disney...

October 27, 2010

American Greetings is giving a nod to childhood with its new Flipbook cards, which contain...

August 24, 2010

What do talking sheep, trains and dinosaurs have in common? They’re all stars of the...

July 6, 2010

Sanrio, best known for the Hello Kitty brand, has partnered with Demeter Fragrance Library to...

June 15, 2010

"The choice of Italy" just got magical....

November 29, 2007

Bare Escentuals, a maker of mineral-based makeup, has appointed former DreamWorks Animation SKG chief financial...