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Toys 'R' Us is preparing a global celebration for the fall debut of toys and other products based on the next chapter of the Star Wars saga.
Surge Licensing has been appointed to represent the classic Japanese manga character Astro Boy for licensing.
King Features has launched the first official Betty Boop online store in Japan in partnership with e-tail operator Myatt.
Marriott International has signed on as the official hotel of several marquee National Basketball Association events around the world.
Australia-based toymaker Moose Toys worked with local police in Yiwu, China, to combat counterfeits of its Shopkins toy brand.
Arnor Overseas International has launched a range of Goodyear-branded footwear in Taiwan.
Goodyear is continuing to expand its reach beyond the tire aisle with the help of licensing agent IMG.
Mattel India has teamed with the on-demand retail platform GingerCrush.com to offer its brands on a range of lifestyle merchandise.
Walmart Stores has acquired the outstanding shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of the Chinese e-commerce giant.
Rainbow has teamed with the Pink Ribbon Wellness Foundation in Malaysia and the Breast Cancer Foundation in Singapore to support campaigns to prevent breast cancer.
Mars Retail Group has opened its first M&M’S World store in Asia.
The Weddings and Resorts division of lifestyle brand kathy ireland Worldwide has expanded outside of the U.S. for the first time.
Viz Media Europe has appointed three new directors.
Rovio Entertainment has entered into an agreement with China’s Guogou Group to build nine Angry Birds family entertainment centers over the course of four years.
Bluefin Distribution has appointed Candice Uyloan as director of marketing to oversee the company's marketing, public relations and events.
Nestlé has expanded its relationship with licensees Fraser and Neave to bring a wider range of its beverage products to Malaysia.
King Digital Entertainment is continuing to grow the international licensing program for the game app "Candy Crush" with the appointment of three new agents.
Mercis is collaborating with retailer Uniqlo for a kidswear collection featuring Dick Bruna's Miffy, as the storybook character celebrates her 60th anniversary this year.
Rainbow has teamed with the Malaysian broadcaster NTV7 to host "Winx Club"-themed talent show.
Cherokee Global Brands has signed a multi-year extension with Nishimatsuya Chain Company for licensing of its range of baby and children's categories in Japan.
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