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Pretty Ugly has tapped Franco Manufacturing to create extensions in the bedding, bath and beach product categories for its Uglydoll brand in North America.
National Geographic has tapped Home Source International to develop a line of beach towels under its National Geographic and National Geographic Kids brands.
Energizer Personal Care has partnered with Morgan Home Fashions to produce Hawaiian Tropic and Banana Boat branded beach accessories.
Perry Ellis International has teamed with Cellairis to design mobile accessories, including phone and tablet cases under the Laundry by Shelli Segal brand.
Apparel and accessories creator Loudmouth, known for its bold, bright prints, has teamed with Jay Franco and Sons for a line of bedding and bath products.
Fitness company Zumba and GoNoodle, a provider of online physical activity breaks, have teamed up for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
Team ProMark will create official licensed National Football League cases and screen protectors for both iPhone 5/5S and Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones.
General Electric has agreed to sell its appliances business to Electrolux for $3.3 billion.
RJM Licensing will represent The Country Diary of an Edwarian Lady for the home décor and stationery market in the U.S. and Canada.
Firefly Brand Management has added California-based art studio Drizzle Studios as the newest licensee for bubble bath brand Mr. Bubble.
Nicholas Sparks has joined forces with Joss & Main to offer a curated collection of home goods inspired by his books.
U.K. animal charity Battersea Dogs & Cats home has launched a new line of pet toys in partnership with Rupert’s Pet Shop.
The heritage boat brand Chris-Craft has teamed up with the Miniot for a range of wooden iPhone cases.
MHS Licensing has launched the branded designs of artist Stephanie Ryan into a series of new categories.
Walls 360 and Rubik’s Brand Limited are debuting their new Rubik's Cube “melted cube” wall graphics at CES in Las Vegas this week.
Fitbit has announced a new partnership with fashion designer Tory Burch to create accessories for the company’s new wristband activity and sleep tracker, the Fitbit Flex.
Of second-screen users, 79 percent access a second device while watching TV programming.
DCD Publishing has negotiated a new deal with QVC for “Zalza 2–the Next Step.”
Tervis has tapped into its inner ninja with a new line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles insulated drinkware.
Social expressions designer Kathy Davis has added a series of new licensing partners in the homewares category.
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