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.
Technicolor and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks have teamed up with Gaumont Animation for the animated TV series, “Atomic Puppet.”
The LEGO Legends of Chima kids’ magazine has launched in Poland.
Samsonite has signed a new multi-year license agreement with PS Brands for a line of High Sierra socks in North America.
Sanrio has tapped brand experience agency SGA Productions to launch Hello Kitty live events across the U.K, in a deal brokered by Fluid World.
Carnival Cruise Lines has partnered with Dr. Seuss Enterprises for Dr. Seuss-themed experiences aboard its fleet of 24 “fun ships.”
Electrolux has tapped Boxman Studios to create a mobile kitchen showroom that showcases its latest appliances.
Aeropostale has launched a line of apparel and accessories from teen social media star Bethany Mota.
PBS Kids has ordered 26 additional episodes of Scholastic Media’s Emmy award-winning children’s series “WordGirl.”
The Jelly Belly Candy Company has teamed up with Prestige Global Co. for a line of kids’ apparel, in a deal brokered by The Licensing Company.
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