Cartoon Network Enterprises Announces New Product Licensees, New Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Steven Universe And We Bare Bears Merchandise Coming Soon

Cartoon Network Enterprises Announces New Product Licensees, New Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Steven Universe And We Bare Bears Merchandise Coming Soon

During this week (Tuesday 22nd to Thursday 24th May) was the 2018 Licensing Expo in Las Vegas and Cartoon Network Enterprises has been busy making deals and have added some new product licensees for some of its most popular properties such as the The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears and Adventure Time.

The Powerpuff Girls is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a full series this year, with the promise of new episodes, events and products that will continue into next year. In terms of new product licensing partnerships for Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls property, Champion has made a deal to launch a limited-edition collection in fleece and heritage silhouettes which will be released in Autumn 2018. Mondo Tees will introduces a range of Powerpuff Girls themed pins and high-end print and Mattel will launch a Powerpuff Girls Barbie fashions range which will be available worldwide ready for Christmas 2018.

In Latin America, Brazilian flip-flop sandals brand – Havaianas will be releasing Powerpuff Girls themed products for kids and adults from July this year. During this month, personal-care products company – Cremer will launch a range of Powerpuff Girls products. Personalised book company – Dentro da Historia will be launching personalised Powerpuff Girls children’s books this month. Coconut water brand – Amazonia will be launching a Powerpuff Girls themed drink very soon.

Over in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), there will be more Powerpuff Girls themed clothing. Cartoon Network Enterprises has made deals with Sabrina Pilewicz (women’s handbags in Poland), Undiz (nightwear and underwear in France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Russia and the Middle East) and Textiss (a nightwear and underwear product-line in France). British fashion designer Katie Eary will launch a premium clothing collection available worldwide this Autumn, the same collection was unveiled at London Fashion Week in February. Bizuu will be introducing a new Powerpuff Girls athleisure collection in Poland.

In a statement regarding the new Powerpuff Girls products, Pete Yoder, Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises for North America said:

“Fans have been following the adventures of The Powerpuff Girls for 20 years and with these fresh new products, they can continue to showcase their passion for the brand. All of our partners captured the Powfactor of this enduring brand, and we are thrilled to share this milestone anniversary with them.”

For Cartoon Network’s Ben 10, FAB Starpoint has signed up to produce Ben 10 themed backpacks. For We Bare Bears, appropriately named skateboard apparel and accessories – Grizzly Griptape has signed up as a licensee, Toy Factory has made a deal to produce plush toys, Funko has made a deal to make We Bare Bears Funko POP! vinyl figures and Concept One Accessories has agreed to offer We Bare Bears accessories, luggage and bags.

PopSockets has signed up to offer Steven Universe accessories, while Accutime has made a deal to expand its Adventure Time watch range.

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Yesterday (26/09/2017), Cartoon Network MENA (Middle East and North Africa) held their annual licensing day at Park Hyatt in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At the event, Cartoon Network Enterprises announced their product, service and franchising licensing plans for 2018.

Licensees and retailers from all across the region attended the event which had many of the new products on display. Attendees were also taken through an interactive tour for several Cartoon Network IPs including Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, the locally produced animated series – Mansour (which now has franchising status) and many others. At the event, retailers were presented with toolkits on how to utilise Cartoon Network’s franchises which includes everything from AR (Augmented Reality) to entertainment shows.

In a statement about the licensing event, Ali El-Hagar, Licensing Director for Cartoon Network MENA & Turkey, said:

“We want to focus on simple growth pillars starting from franchise management. Earlier, we were in the launch phase. We now want to concentrate on the building and sustaining phases. We will work towards regional expansion adapting to local preferences aimed at driving deep engagement with shoppers and Cartoon Network audiences across the region.”

In other product licensing news, Concept One in the United States will be manufacturing a series of We Bare Bears themed clothing accessories and for Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty. For the UK market, Poetic Brands will be manufacturing a portfolio of Rick and Morty nightwear.

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show World Premiere 11th October In Abu Dhabi

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show World Premiere 11th October In Abu Dhabi

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show World Premiere 11th October In Abu Dhabi

Cartoon Network’s upcoming stage show – Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite will be having its world premiere at the du Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on the Wednesday 11th October, at the du Forum the show will run until Saturday 14th October. After performing in Abu Dhabi, the stage show will be on tour performing in various locations around the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Tickets for the world premiere are now available on, be quick before they sell out!.

Cartoon Network Live! will feature characters from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls. The live stage production follows the story of a scientist named Kelvin Gizmo, who takes the audience into the world of Cartoon Network which is under-threat by an evil robot named Zarr, the live performance will take its audience to Elmore, Townsville and the Land of Ooo where Kelvin will team up with Cartoon Network’s heroes to stop Zarr’s evil plans.

More info about Cartoon Network Live! on the link below:

While talking about Cartoon Network Live!: Heroes Unite’s world premiere, Gerardo Llanes, Executive Director, Yas Island Destination Management said:

“We are excited to be hosting “Cartoon Network Live!” world premiere here on Yas Island. This is just one of many family-friendly events that will be part of the island’s most impressive events programme to date. We look forward to welcoming the ‘little’ fans of the UAE’s most popular children’s brand on Yas Island this October for what is sure to be an amazing show for the whole family.”

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