NORTH AMERICA–Meredith has entered into an agreement with eMeals, a digital meal planning brand, to supply editorially-curated meal plans to home cooks across the country.
NORTH AMERICA–American Greetings Entertainment has partnered with Integrity Vitamins & Supplements for a line of supplements based on its Care Bear characters.
NORTH AMERICA–Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has teamed up with independent game developer IO Interactive to publish and distribute the video game franchise “Hitman.”
NORTH AMERICA–FAO Schwarz has teamed up with the Hudson Group to bring its FAO Schwarz and FAO Schweetz products and shops to airports throughout the U.S.
NORTH AMERICA–U.S. consumers are expected to spend a total of $18.2 billion this Easter, which is only slightly lower than last year’s record $18.4 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
NORTH AMERICA–Creative Licensing and Dark Horse Comics have joined forces for a new comic book series based the Terminator film franchise, called “Terminator: Sector War.”
ASIA–Entertainment One has tapped The Alpha Group, a Chinese toy manufacturer, to serve as the global master toy partner for “Peppa Pig” in China.
NORTH AMERICA–Skechers USA and Toei Animation have joined forces once again to extend their “One Piece”-inspired collaboration to the U.S. and Canada.
NORTH AMERICA–Differential Brands Group, a portfolio of brands that includes Hudson Jeans, Robert Graham and Swims, has secured four new licensees and two brand extension partners for the Robert Graham fashion brand.
NORTH AMERICA–Funko has tapped Molly Hartney to serves as its chief marketing officer and senior vice president of e-commerce.