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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.
Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees and Highland Mint have created a Derek Jeter coin program to celebrate the final season in Jeter’s 20-year baseball career.
U.S. restaurant chain Denny’s and video game publisher Atari are bringing back some classic games with a dining theme.
Coolabi has started production on its brand new stop-motion animated series for 8- to 10-year-olds, “Scream Street” (52 x 11), with co-production partner Factory TM.
Novel Entertainment has signed a deal with Netflix to broadcast all three seasons of its animated children’s show “Horrid Henry” in the U.K and Eire.
The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College, has renewed its licensing agreements with six universities.
ZM Capital and former DHX Media principal Neil Court have made an equity investment in the Canadian children's production company 9 Story.
The National Hockey League is ready to launch its 2014-15 consumer products season with the annual NHL Exchange licensed products and retail trade show.
Families will spend slightly more on back-to-school items than last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Back-to-School survey.
Hoho Rights has appointed Active Merchandising to represent its preschool property Cloudbabies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The Museum of London has appointed Richard Sweet as its new director of enterprise.
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