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Playboy is growing its brand in Mexico with the addition of a new shoe boutique, Playboy Estd 1953, in Leon.
Apparel trade show organizer Bread & Butter has filed for bankruptcy just days after canceling its January 2015 show.
Gap has opened a flagship store on the Chinese direct sales website JD.com.
Nickelodeon has released a number of character-based holiday products in partnership with licensees in the U.K.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Mag Brands to produce a range of Sesame Street outerwear for the U.S.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with its licensing partners to support the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy.
Lollipop brand Chupa Chups has signed a raft of new licensing deals in Italy.
Entertainer Rihanna has been named as a global ambassador and women’s creative director for Puma.
Abercrombie & Fitch has secured a seven-year licensing deal for perfume with Inter Parfums.
The Boy Scouts of America has added several new licensees, both for consumer products and scouting-specific gear.
American Greetings Properties has debuted a new direct-to-retail deal for Strawberry Shortcake children’s apparel, bedding and accessories.
Watchmaker Seiko has launched a new three-year promotional partnership with tennis player Novak Djokovic.
Tommy Bahama and the California-based stand-up paddleboard (SUP) company Suplove have collaborated on a line of co-branded paddleboards.
Brentwood Licensing has tapped apparel licensee Trau & Loevner for screen-printed items featuring the Peace Frogs brand.
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HillBilly Brand has granted U.S. Digital Media the rights to develop consumer electronics and mobile accessories under the lifestyle brand.
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group, and the fashion magazine InStyle are expanding their limited edition footwear collaboration.
Sequential Brands Group has appointed brand strategist Jameel Spencer as chief marketing officer.
Church & Dwight is adding to its line of Arm & Hammer-branded oral care products with the new Truly Radiant line.
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