License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
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.
Hudson’s Bay and Saks are planning to merge in a deal valued at approximately $2.9 billion.
Viacom International Media Networks has announced plans to launch MTV in Brazil this October.
Head Sport has tapped PS Brands/Planet Sox to create sports socks under its brand.
Nickelodeon and Toyota’s new SpongeBob 2014 Toyota Highlander is hitting the road for fan events across the U.S.
Sanrio is kicking of the U.S. re-launch of the Mr. Men Little Miss brand this weekend at Fred Segal in LA.
DCD Publishing has announced a new deal with QVC for an educational dancing DVD.
Rocket Licensing has appointed Olivia Nash to the role of licensing coordinator.
Publisher Aadarsh is planning a series of manuals in India about licensing created in collaboration with LIMA.
IMG Licensing has signed on to expand Novamex’s beverage brand Jarritos into new categories.
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