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Editions Albert Réné is continuing to grow its heritage character brand Asterix with new content, retail promotions and other activations.
Ree Drummond, creator of "The Pioneer Woman" blog and Food Network host, has launched a collection of modern country housewares exclusively at Walmart.
The creators of the PBS Kids series "Peg + Cat," are celebrating the release of the brand's first picture book with two storytelling events in New York City.
Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters, will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe's Licensing Academy Oct. 14.
Wizards of the Coast and Viz Media are developing The Art of Magic: The Gathering–Zendikar, an art book featuring the strategy card game Magic: The Gathering.
The NFL Players Association has added six new licensees to its roster for products including women’s apparel, toys, personalized video messages and more.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Penguin Ventures is expanding its partnership with Start Licensing to include representation of its wholly owned properties.
Jessica Eriksson has been appointed to the newly created position of licensing manager at Saltkråkan–The Astrid Lindgren Company.
MGL Licensing has signed a number of new deals for the artists and design brands it represents including Katarina Sokolova, "Cat & Dog" and Valentina.
Last week Playboy hosted the grand opening of its new, freestanding Playboy Mexico store, Playboy Estd 1953.
Cartoon Network has inked a deal with Penguin Young Readers Group to launch a publishing imprint under its name in summer 2015.
Random House is planning a 50th anniversary book for ITV Studios Global Entertainment's Classic Thunderbirds
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a number of new deals for its two most popular preschool series, "Paw Patrol" and “Dora and Friends.”
Preparations for the 20th anniversary of Guess How Much I Love You in 2015 are well underway, with Walker Books adding two new licensees for the brand.
Hearst Magazines International and Marka PJSC announced plans to launch the world’s first Harper’s Bazaar Café.
DHX Media’s Caillou preschool brand is turning 25 next year, and to celebrate, DHX Brands is planning a year-long celebration.
Perpetual Licensing has been appointed to manage the new digital/physical crossover coloring book format Painting Lulu.
BBC One and BBC Drama have commissioned an exclusive adaptation of J.K. Rowling's first adult novel, The Casual Vacancy.
McDonald's USA is bringing back its Happy Meal Books program in partnership with HarperCollins Children's Books.
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