“We have over 400 new tracks due for release”: Jenny Roberts on Hasbro’s expansive music plans

Jenny Roberts – Hasbro’s Senior Manager for Music – on hitting the right beats for brands like PEPPA PIG, TRANSFORMERS and more.

IMG to helm global licensing push for McDonald’s

“From buzzy fashion ranges to one-of-a-kind collaborations, every launch is sure to resonate with global audiences in a way that only McDonald’s can,” said Ricky Yoselevitz, Senior Vice President of Licensing at IMG.

Krispy Kreme and Dolly Parton unite for ‘Southern Sweets’ doughnut collection

“Having some of my very favourite southern flavours in one, unique doughnut collection from Krispy Kreme is so special to me,” said Parton.

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“Celebrate, celebrate, celebrate, sell…”: Perryscope’s Norman Perry on his approach to crafting brand extensions for music icons

From James Brown to Whitney Houston… Norman Perry – President of Perryscope Productions – talks creativity, design and the importance of ‘the first DJ’.

Pophouse acquires music catalogue, brand name and IP of KISS

“Our mission is to fulfill the band’s vision to become immortal, and to let new generations discover and be part of the KISS journey and carry it forward,” said Johan Lagerlöf, Head of Investment at Pophouse.

Andrews McMeel Publishing readies six Dolly Parton calendars for 2025

“With the variety of formats offered, fans have the opportunity to enjoy a daily dose of Dolly sunshine every day of the year,” said Executive Editor/Calendar Licensing Marti Petty.

Blippi gets the tonies treatment

“Blippi has been one of our most-requested Tonie characters ever and now the wait is over for our excited little listeners,” said Lucia Kreuzer, GM for UK & IR at tonies.

Macallan teams with Cirque du Soleil for SPIRIT experience

Cirque du Soleil SPIRIT will “bridge the gap between the art of whisky making and the spectacle of performing arts,” says Jaume Ferràs, Creative Director at The Macallan.

Freelance graphic designer Henry Gray on creating licensed coins for The Royal Mint

“A coin is a canvas that goes in your pocket!” Henry Gray on the what and the why of The Who…

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