Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group is extending both popular and heritage food and beverage brands to create programs that are not only tasty, but lucrative.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship Gym franchise is aggressively expanding in the U.S. and Canada with plans to open more than 100 new locations this year.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center has incorporated the children’s toy line Oball into its fitness curriculum as part of a three-month program across locations in the U.S.
Brand & Deliver has brokered a partnership between Micro Scooters and clothing brand American Freshman for the 2015 Big Yellow Bass Bus Tour of the U.K. this summer.
Goodyear is continuing to expand its reach beyond the tire aisle with the help of licensing agent IMG.
Character World has launched an exclusive bedding and accessories range featuring Nickelodeon's preschool series "Paw Patrol."
In a deal brokered by MGL Licensing, Australian manufacturer Ashdene is developing two tabletop ceramics and kitchen textile lines under the Shell Rummel brand.
The Walt Disney Company has named the 10 technology start-ups that have been selected for its mentorship and investment program, Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars.
Global consumer products company Jarden Corp. has acquired the disposable tableware manufacturer Waddington Group for approximately $1.35 billion.
Target has opened the doors of its new Target Open House–part retail space, part lab, part showcase for new, connected technologies.
Perry Ellis International has entered into a license agreement with Manufacturas Kaltex for a line of home textile products in Mexico under the Original Penguin brand.
Perry Ellis International has tapped Perfect Fit Industries to develop bedding products under the Perry Ellis Portfolio and Laundry by Shelli Segal brands.
Fitness company Zumba and GoNoodle, a provider of online physical activity breaks, have teamed up for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi has released a new craft line of knitting yarns exclusively at North American arts and crafts store Michaels.
Jamba Juice has entered into an exclusive multi-year licensing agreement with Hamilton Beach Brands to create a line of branded blenders and juicing products.
LeapFrog Enterprises has launched LeapTV, an educational, active video gaming system designed for children ages 3 to 8.
Simmons Bedding Company has appointed Dimensional Branding Group as the North American licensing agency for both the Beautyrest and Simmons brands.
Modern homewares brand DwellStudio has entered two new licensing partnerships with Klaussner Home Furnishings and Magnussen Home Furnishings.
Character World has announced a secondary management buyout that will allow the licensee to expand internationally.
Preschool network Sprout has developed its own kids' tablet that will debut exclusively at Walmart in the U.S. this October.
Art licensing firm MGL has signed two new licensees for artist Shell Rummel and has added the design brand Piddix to its portfolio.
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