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.
BBC Worldwide has tapped Dreamtex for a new range of bedding and home accessories featuring its TV drama “Sherlock” in the U.K.
Lifestyle brand Extreme has appointed Ryan Maxwell to the position of marketing manager.
Genius Brands International has partnered with Comcast to distribute its Baby Genius content.
New mobile gaming company Seriously has made four new hires to build out its creative team.
Rovio Entertainment and frozen yogurt chain TCBY are collaborating on a summer promotion featuring Angry Birds.
Finalists for the 2014 Licensing Awards in the product, retail and marketing communication categories have been unveiled.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Village Roadshow Theme Parks are developing Korea’s first international theme park and resort destination.
Portico is planning to bring classic images from the Life photographic library to a new line of gifting products and stationery for the U.K. market.
Hasbro and Shapeways are combining powers to launch SuperFanArt.com, a 3D printing marketplace and community that will allow fans to promote their artwork and creations.
Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors.
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