Following ZAG’s recent appointments of leading executives in consumer products, the company continues to set new milestones for its world-renowned flagship brand, miracle – tales of ladybug and cat noir, With several new major licensing partner deals and renewals across major categories, including publishing, apparel, food and home décor, with major partners worldwide. miracle Produced by ZAG and produced by ZAG and ON kids & family (Mediawan Group).
“miracle To remain one of the most loved brands worldwide, bring in many new best-in-class partners, as well as continue our long-standing relationships, is a testament to the immense popularity of the brand,” commented Julian Zag, Executive Vice President, Global Operations. Currently in production for seasons 4 and 5 of the series, with two new TV specials showing on Disney Channel and Disney+ at the end of this year and early this year ahead of our $70 million theatrical release. We’ve sold over 150 million products in retail stores over the past 3 years, and miracle It is the #1 direct retail license for Spirit Halloween for children and adults. By winning 15 prestigious awards, and over 100 million official app downloads, the future still looks absolutely fantastic! “
*New licensing partners in North America include Little and Brown Books for Young Readers (LBYR), a division of the Hachette Book Group; and Inspirit Designs, a division of the retailer Spencer Spirit Holdings that owns and operates Spencer’s and Spirit Halloween. The multi-year deal with LBYR includes picture books, equal readers, story books, chapter books, middle grade novels, guide books, and poster books. Inspirit Designs will design fashion and accessories for wholesale retailers. The agreement expands ZAG’s existing relationship with Spirit Halloween, where miracle Become the company’s No. 1 direct retail license for adults and children in owned and operated retail locations. Other new North American licensors include Jay Franco (Bedding and Home Decor); handicraft industry (underwear); and personalized custom solutions, TOY BOX (Print-on-Demand Goods for Kids) e-commerce store operator. The products will be launched in fall 2020 through 2021.
* In Europe, Panini and Ferrero are licensed in multiple regions, miracle Since the launch of the brand, they have continued their relationship with ZAG. Panini renewed its multi-year, multi-product deal, which includes its signature label album program, monthly magazine program, as well as traditional books in Germany; And miracle Contains Kinder Surprise Eggs and other seasonal products from Ferrero
Now launched in over 50 countries, it ranks among the chocolate maker’s best properties. In France, ZAG continues its relationship with McDonald’s – a promo was introduced in May / June 2020 miracle arts and crafts kits with collectible cards; New license signed with La Plume Dorée for a range of back to school programs miracle products; Unleashed new troubles miracle Lifestyle magazine in June. And Prodhex will launch first aid kits for new adventurers. Elsewhere in Europe, new publishing agreements have been signed for a variety of products, including Eksik Parca Yayincilik Ticaret (Missing Piece Publishing) in Turkey, Ranok Publishing Limited in Ukraine, and Kennedy Publishing (UK).
* In Latin America, the newly appointed The Novelty Book Company becomes ZAG’s regional publishing partner, with book programs moving to Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Peru. The company specializes in value-added books and includes coloring formats, stickers, activities, and books with a game or play item, among other new items.
*The agreement was recently renewed with the Australian Five Mile Press which will continue to publish chapter books, novels, guide books and book gift sets, as well as additional new categories.
New consumer product deals for miracle Coincides with the launch of ZAG Lab’s new retail line of toys and the ZAG Toys and Playmates Toys division. The two companies’ first product line – since announcing their long-term global alliance earlier this year – is set to debut this fall across key European regions, including the UK, France, Germany, Italy and the Benelux countries, as well as Mexico, and in worldwide in 2021. In addition, the third season of the series is releasing this summer and fall around the world. Seasons 1 and 2 are currently showing in major regions, and are consistently #1 in the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Brazil, and Mexico and #1 in the US on Disney Channel. And according to Parrot Analytics, miracle It was the most requested children’s show on Netflix when it launched in the US and Russia (2018 and 2019).
Empowerment and inspiration, miracle It embraces values for the whole family and has become a planetary digital craze with over 19 billion views on YouTube (User Generated and Licensed Content). miracle Broadcast in more than 120 countries worldwide and won 15 awards, including the 2018 Teen Choice Award for “Choice Animated Series”; Best Preschool Licensing Project for Chicco Capsule Collection miracle at the Bologna Awards for Licensing; And at the French Licensing Awards, Epopia won “Best Licensed Product of the Year” for its Messaging Toolkit; And eyewear manufacturer L’Amy Group won this year’s Licensor of the Year award.