Indie agency Maurizio Distefano Licensing has been tapped to manage the L&M program for video game-based property Angry Birds in Italy.
The French consumer products biz has had a little shake up over the summer. Longtime CPLG France MD Marina Narishkin is moving to TF1 Licenses, while CPLG has tapped ex-Disney exec Virginie Kleinclaus-Renard (pictured) to replace her.
DC Entertainment chief Diane Nelson, also president and CCO of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, will expand her purview to become the new head of Warner Bros. Consumer Products with current WBCP president Brad Globe set to step down next spring.
In celebration of the global retail launch of products from the highly anticipated film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney Store locations will open for midnight madness on Friday, September 4 (Force Friday), and 14 live toy unboxing events will unfold around the world.
DreamWorks Animation’s first-ever chief global brand officer Michael Francis is set to leave his full-time role in December, but will continue on as an external consultant for the company and as a board member for AwesomenessTV.
As children head back to school, Scholastic Education is launching an augmented, more customized literacy solution service for US school districts to strengthen student achievement both inside and outside the classroom.