European sports brands such as FIFA, the Tour de France and Manchester United are taking a focused yet wide reaching approach to licensing strategies.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has opened an official online store featuring exclusive merchandise inspired by its gaming brands such as "Pac-Man" and "Tekken."
Genius Brands International and its subsidiary A Squared Entertainment have collaborated with Neroli Group to open a Psycho Bunny flagship retail store.
The Fabulous Beekman Boys are continuing to expand their lifestyle brand Beekman 1802 with the help of licensing agency Brand Central.
Artist Debra Valencia's new 2015 holiday collection of bath and beauty products is now available at Walmart and Rite Aid in the U.S.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has kicked off the holidays with a number of seasonal offerings The Grinch and his sidekick Max as well as all eight classic reindeer characters.
The Disney Store has launched its Share the Magic holiday campaign, featuring 11 full days of Magical Friday (a.k.a. Black Friday) deals, as well as in-store events.
The British home goods store Butlers is spending a second holiday season with Peanuts, featuring a special edition Christmas collection.
Art and design brand Santoro opened its first permanent retail location on the historic Milsom Street in Bath, England, last week.
Viz Media has partnered with the e-commerce solutions provider Generator to launch an official online store for the Naruto brand in the U.S. and Canada.
Petco and Dr. Seuss Enterprises have launched the new Dr. Seuss Pet Fans collection, a new line of pet accessories and toys based on the author's iconic characters.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia has opened the doors of its first retail store in Malaysia, in advance of the debut of a theme park in the region.
Nickelodeon is partnering with Toys 'R' Us for an exclusive marketing program and in-store experience for the upcoming movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy and signed a tentative agreement to sell between 1,500 and 2,400 of its 4,000 U.S. stores to Sprint.
Crayola has teamed with Bloomingdale’s for the new I Am Color campaign that includes fashion collaborations, window displays and in-store events.
Toys 'R' Us has named Reg McLay as senior vice president of its Babies 'R' Us business, effective March 30.
Overstock.com is collaborating with recording artist and reality TV star Bret Michaels for a curated e-store and branded products.
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DreamWorks Animation has partnered with Walmart for a robust, multi-category direct-to-retail licensing program featuring the characters of Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon.
Footwear brand Skechers has partnered with Jakks Pacific to launch a new line of dolls based on its Twinkle Toes characters.
Toys 'R' Us is preparing a global celebration for the fall debut of toys and other products based on the next chapter of the Star Wars saga.
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