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Entertainment One Licensing will continue its partnership with Character Options, following the renewal of its license as master toy partner for Peppa Pig.
SmileyWorld has partnered with fashion handbags licensee Guangzhou Qiankun to release a new collection of handbags and accessories in China later this year.
Sotheby’s International has signed an agreement with RealPro Infra Private with the opening of North India Sotheby's International Realty.
Lawless Entertainment and Dina Asia Pacific Company have struck a deal with Suzy’s Zoo, children’s illustrations from artist Suzy Spafford, and Teammate Hong Kong.
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.
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.
A select group will get a chance to experience Cartoon Network Amazone in Bang Saray, Thailand before the park opens to the public.
Temple Street Productions has brought on Striker Entertainment as the worldwide (excluding Canada) licensing agent for its hit TV series "Orphan Black."
MTV and Aloft Hotels have launched an Asia Pacific edition of the talent show competition “Project Aloft Star.”
Imira Entertainment has taken worldwide distribution rights (excluding Austria and China) for the live-action series "Austrian Tom Turbo" (188 x 26).
The Jim Henson Company’s HIP division is expanding its global business with the addition of new content.
FunnyFlux Entertainment in South Korea, QianQi Animation in China and Little Airplane Productions in the U.S. have teamed up to debut “Super Wings!.”
Nickelodeon and the Changi Airport Group in Singapore have launched a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Christmas experience.
The Davi Luxury Brand Group has launched its new Davi skincare line in South Korea under a licensing agreement with LG Household and Health Care.
Aardash continues to add to the roster of regional agents for its publishing and educational brand Purple Turtle.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has struck two new deals that will see its boys’ series “Slugterra” air in Germany and Malaysia.
Li & Fung Limited announced that it is considering spinning off its brands and licensing businesses into a standalone unit.
Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Friday that featured an unveiling of the Hogwarts castle.
The NBA and FIBA have announced plans for this year’s Basketball without Borders global basketball development program.
Cartoon Network has bought the exclusive rights for the newest season of Aardman Animations’ “Shaun the Sheep” series in Southeast Asia.
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