The dream of one young man, his passion for comics and creativity has evolved into one of the world’s largest licensors and animation studios.
Chicago saw a number of activations and slew of exclusive product for the he "Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead" show Independence Day weekend.
A new theme park inspired by the Moomim brand will open in Japan in 2017.
A year after announcing plans to launch an eponymous lifestyle brand, comedian and TV personality Ellen DeGeneres has launched ED by Ellen online.
U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale is expanding throughout Asia with new licensing agreements in India and Indonesia.
The Hurlingham Polo Association has appointed Pacific Licensing Studio to develop a range of clothing and luxury products across China and the South East Asia region.
Endemol Shine Group has promoted Marina Williams to chief operating officer of international operations.
Live Nation Merchandise is bringing its licensing business in-house in Mexico, with Janet Dwoskin, vice president of licensing, LNM, leading the charge.
Zodiak Kids has entered a development deal with Britt Allcroft Productions to reboot the '90s series "The Magic Adventures of Mumfie."
The University of Notre Dame has tapped Fermata Partners, a division of CAA Sports, to manage its trademark licensing program.
Costume manufacturer Rubie’s has acquired the British face mask company Mask-arade from its owners, Ray Duffy, Dean Walton and Chris O’Nyan.
Kraft is teaming up with King Features’ Popeye brand for a program to promote Kraft Kireteru Cheese in Japan.
Saban Brands has appointed Kendall Doty as the company’s new vice president of digital.
Disney Consumer Products is launching a line of interactive toys for its newest film Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue, in theaters July 18.
Pretty Ugly is collaborating with 3D printing developer MakerBot to create 3D printable Uglydoll collectibles.
Mattel and Hot Wheels will debut the new feature-length film, Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome, on Digital HD Sept. 2 and DVD/Blu-ray Sept. 30.
Konami Digital Entertainment’s Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Duelist competition for North American World Championship qualifiers was held in Detroit, Mich.
Lemonis Fischer Acquisition Company will acquire New York-based cupcake specialty chain and licensor Crumbs Bake Shop as part of Crumbs' bankruptcy filing.
Konami Digital Entertainment has launched "Swords & Poker Adventure," a mobile game for iOS devices based on "Sword & Poker" app series.
Fashion and brand licensing veteran Terry Hauss, chief executive officer of apparel firm Von Dutch, passed away on July 17.
Fam Brands' apparel brand Marika has released Marika Curves, a line of plus-size activewear.
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