aNb Media News, December 15, 2011
  • Retail’s Big Push for Final Christmas Shopping Weekend
  • Zinkia Signs Random House for Pocoyo Book Line
  • Fremantle Signs Techno Source for Loteria
  • Int’l Playthings Charges ToyTeck with Copyright Infringement, Additional Charges
  • LeapFrog in Deals with Kidz Bop, Discovery
  • Int’l Playthings to Distribute Early Learning Centre Line
Breaking News: Nickelodeon Reorganizes Consumer Products Group

Nickelodeon says it has “strategically redesigned” its consumer products business, according to a statement released this afternoon. The new structure puts the toy and apparel business at the forefront and retail marketing becomes integral to Nickelodeon’s overall marketing organization.

Catching Up With...
Catching Up With Caren Calabrese, Vice-President, MIKE Licensing

Pet gear is a big business—a $50 billion business. There is no doubt that consumers love their pets and they are proving their love—and expressing their style—by spending money. The I ♥ Pet Head brand was created to focus on the pet grooming, fashion, and accessories categories. As we move into 2012, the brand will expand into Walmart and Target.