aNb Media News, December 20, 2012

Delta Galil Acquires LittleMissMatched

Delta Galil USA, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Delta Galil Industries, Ltd., the global manufacturer and marketer apparel products, said that it has acquired the trademarks of LittleMissMatched.

It was founded in 2003 as a line of non-matching socks sold in odd numbers. The brand assortment currently includes apparel, primarily socks, as well as accessories, bedding, home décor, furniture, and cosmetics. LittleMissMatched products are sold through its retail stores and online at its website, via wholesale channels in the U.S. and internationally, and through an extensive network of licensees. The company is privately held. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Delta Galil currently has a licensing agreement with LittleMissMatched for a collection of girls’ loungewear, sleepwear, and intimates. As part of the acquisition, the senior management team of LittleMissMatched will join Delta Galil USA.

Hasbro in Deal with Australia, Malaysia for Rescue Bots Production

Hasbro Studios, the entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc., announced an agreement with Malaysian studio Vision Animation and Australia’s Moody Street Kids to produce 26 half-hour episodes for the second season of Transformers Rescue Bots.

Rescue Bots will be collaboratively produced by Hasbro in the U.S., Vision in Malaysia, and Moody Street in Australia. This makes eight countries that are involved in production or co-production deals with Hasbro Studios, with the United States, China, Japan, Canada, South Korea, and Spain also on the list. Pre-production on the Rescue Bots episodes has begun and delivery is expected in mid-2014.