License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
Wellness company Lift Brands has sold six YogaFit Studios in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area to open by the end of the year.
Social media celebrity Bethany Mota is launching a new beauty partnership with her debut signature fragrance with retail chain Aeropostale.
Disney Consumer Products and Marvel Entertainment have collaborated on several products to promote the upcoming film Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, released this Friday.
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.
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.
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.
Kidrobot has appointed licensing agencies JLK Brand and memBrain Licensing to jointly manage the licensing program for its character brand Yummy World.
Artist and contemporary fashion designer Lauren Moshi has teamed up with Grateful Dead Productions for a limited edition collection of apparel and handbags.
Beanstalk has signed on to represent the luxury fashion brand Carmen Marc Valvo for licensing.
WeMatch has appointed Diego Barassi to develop its licensing and retail division, which will be anchored by the Copa America brand.
Licensing veteran Janna Markle has joined the agency Brand Licensing Team.
Fab NY, a leading fashion accessories licensee, has entered a licensing partnership with MadPax, the creators of the 3D spike backpack.
In August, Nike, Jordan Brand and USA Basketball will host the third annual World Basketball Festival on the lakefront parks of Chicago, Ill.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, is planning a new CGI feature-length Thomas & Friends special that will provide a new track for the brand’s licensing partners.
Artesian chocolatier Sweet! Hollywood has teamed up with several licensees for a series of chocolate bars to be released in July.
Saban Brands has appointed Kendall Doty as the company’s new vice president of digital.
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