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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.
Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends are heading to Nintendo systems this fall with three new games, including the character's first-ever foray onto the Wii U platform.
Quick-service restaurant KFC has launched a new kids' meal program featuring Pretty Ugly's Uglydoll brand at more than 4,000 locations across mainland China.
Indian Intellectual Property development company Aadarsh has appointed Polish licensing agency Jantar Projekt for its anchor property Purple Turtle.
Italian lifestyle brand Lumberjack has been bought by leading Turkish company Ziylan Group, which plans to popularize the brand through new distribution deals.
While there is a world of difference between Hello Kitty and SpongeBob SquarePants, there are also many similarities that distinguish these properties from others.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to expand in 2014 with plans to open 90 stores worldwide, including 22 locations in China.
Entertainment One Family has secured broadcast agreements around the globe for more than 100 hours of its children’s programming.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has appointed U.S. toy company Jazwares as the master toy licensee for its preschool series "Tree Fu Tom."
Netflix has launched in Cuba and announced plans to bring its Internet video service to Japan this fall, as it moves to complete a global rollout by the end of 2016.
Viacom International Media Networks has made a flurry of new sales of Nickelodeon animation to broadcasters across China, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.
SmileyWorld has launched a host of new fashion collaborations featuring the iconic smiley face imagery with retail partners around the world.
Hoho Rights has made several new international sales for its kids' series "Cloudbabies," "Everybody Loves a Moose" and "Abadas."
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