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.
Forty-six Fnac stores across France hosted in-store workshops featuring DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Saturday in celebration of the film’s debut.
Canadian publishing group Editions AdA has secured the French-language rights to the first two novels in Robert Ricci Young Adult fantasy series The Red Harlequin.
MarVista Entertainment is expanding its distribution capabilities to sell its original and acquired content to digital platforms throughout North America.
Disney XD has launched the “Disney XD Grand Prix,” a racing game app for smartphones and tablets.
Mind Candy founder Michael Acton Smith is stepping down as chief executive officer of the company to take on a more creative role.
Hearst Brand Development has launched Seventeen magazine's first-ever apparel and accessories collection exclusively at Sears.
Lionsgate and online commerce company Alibaba Group have joined forces to launch a subscription TV and movie streaming service for mainland China.
Forsythe Cosmetic Group and its subsidiary Forsythe Licensing are planning a line of collegiate nail polish and nail art with Miss Fanatic.
E-commerce site Swimsuitsforall.com has announced a three-year swimwear licensing deal with plus-size style blogger GabiFresh.
SmileyWorld, OuiDo! Productions and international brand manager PGS are teaming up to launch an original, animated TV series for kids 4- to 7-years-old featuring the Smiley brand.
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