License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors.
The Museum of London has appointed Richard Sweet as its new director of enterprise.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of rock ‘n’ roll, CandyRific has released M&M’s brand Elvis Talkers this month.
Art licensing firm MGL has added artist Katarina Sokolova to its roster.
American Greetings Properties has inked a deal with Lion Forge Comics for new children’s titles based on Care Bears, Madball and “Packages from Planet X.”
Accessories Innovations is ready for the back-to-school season with themed backpacks for Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Disney and Mattel.
Peavey Electronics and Diamond Comic Distributors will give away a limited edition 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles guitar from Peavey at San Diego Comic-Con.
Fam Brands' apparel brand Marika has released Marika Curves, a line of plus-size activewear.
The U.K.'s Institute of Contemporary Arts and Polka Children’s Theater are planning special events to celebrate the 100th birthday of Moomin creator Tove Jansson.
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.
JD Sports Fashion Group has tapped Global Icons to bring several of its British fashion brands to North America.
Beanstalk has signed on to represent the cake decorating and bakeware brand Wilton Enterprises.
It’Sugar has released a new collection of Marilyn Monroe-inspired candy and gifts in partnership with Authentic Brands Group.
Ravensburger has signed on to create puzzles and jigsaws for the CBeebies preschool series “Woolly and Tig.”
October’s Brand Licensing Europe event is coming up quickly, and License! Global is already preparing its coverage.
Jeffco Fibres has signed a deal with The Sun Products Corporation for Snuggle-branded bedding.
British art and greeting brand Impossimals has teamed up to develop an animated preschool series.
Saban Brands’ Paul Frank brand has partnered with the Institute of American Indian Arts for a collaboration with four Native American designers.
A2 Entertainment has appointed V.I.P. Entertainment & Merchandising to represent its series “Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.”
Performance wear brand Aertex is celebrating its 125th anniversary and looking to licensing for the next 125.
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