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Crown Crafts Infant Products expanded its licensing agreement with Carter’s for bed sets and décor.
CBS Consumer Products and Poppy, the Young Readers imprint of Little, Brown Books, will release the full-length novel based on The CW's “Reign” series.
TV Tokyo has announced a licensing agreement, giving Chinese game platform Shenzhen iDreamSky Technology permission to create mobile games for China and other Asian territories.
Global energy, grains and food company CHS will start a college sports sponsorship platform with 24 Division 1 universities, in a deal by Learfield Sports.
The 45th anniversary season of “Sesame Street” will premiere September 15 on PBS Kids.
Discount variety store chain Dollar Tree has acquired rival discount store chain Family Dollar Stores, becoming the largest discount retailer in North America.
Christine Thomas, senior licensing executive, Entertainment One U.K. is the first recipient of LIMA U.K.’s Rising Star Award 2014.
SmileyWorld has launched a new kids’ fashion line for Fall 2014, marking the brand’s first major release into the Chinese children’s apparel market.
Cartoon Network and the CN show “Looney Labs” are now part of the Fluxx card game roster.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has partnered with Cineplex to bring the children’s film Slugterra: Return of the Elementals to more than 50 theatres across Canada.
Atlantyca Entertainment has teamed with PTS for a range of new specialty plush dolls featuring the Geronimo Stilton classic brand.
Zodiak has granted the Ciwen Media Group exclusive distribution rights to more than 390 episodes of its animated programming.
Watchmaker Bulova is planning a series of co-branded watches as part of its three-year sponsorship agreement with Manchester United.
Baskin-Robbins and Sony Pictures are celebrating the upcoming film The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with a tasty promotion.
Peanuts Worldwide has tapped FranceTV Distribution as the global distribution partner for a new animated series based on the Peanuts comic strip.
Ship & Duck, an online marketplace for brands, licensors and licensees, has refined its platform and rebranded it The Licensing Marketplace.
DHX Media has acquired the fellow Canadian business Epitome’s group of companies, producer of the teen-drama series “Degrassi.”
Screen Media Ventures is bringing its free streaming service Popcorflix to France and Germany.
HarperCollins Children's Books has acquired global English-language rights to a new book from 1958’s A Bear Called Paddington author, Michael Bond.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has tapped publisher Dark Horse to create an art book for the upcoming film The Book of Life.
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