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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.
Licensing Expo is adding a new Digital Media Licensing Summit to the calendar of events at the 2015 show, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nev., June 9-11.
Hat and accessories company Canada-Bliss has partnered with actress Tamala Jones, from the ABC TV series "Castle," to develop a signature line.
H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group have agreed to merge, forming the third largest food and beverage company in North Americ.
Elmer's Products has teamed with the non-stick coating brand LiquiGlide to develop a range of new adhesive products.
Viz Media Europe has acquired the rights to the Japanese brand "Yo-Kai Watch" for TV, home entertainment/VOD, licensing and merchandising in Europe, Russia and Africa.
Lionsgate has partnered with Dubai Parks and Resorts to bring a studio-themed zone to the Motiongate Dubai theme park, which will open in October 2016.
High IntenCity has renewed its license for ABC’s TV series "Once Upon a Time" for jewelry, hair and novelty accessories.
Content marketing and audience development agency McMurry/TMG has hired former Beanstalk executive Suzanne Jacober as director of business development.
Just in time for the start of baseball season, Topps has released the new version of its Major League Baseball digital trading card app "Topps Bunt 2015."
Gaumont Animation has secured a number of new international broadcasters for its animated CGI series "Calimero" (104 x 11).
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