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Long-time Walmart executive Donald Soderquist, known as the “Keeper of the Culture,” passed away Thursday, July 21, due to complications from heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He was 82.
G-III Apparel Group will buy Donna Karan International, the parent company of the Donna Karan and DKNY brands, from LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton for $650 million.
Hot sauce brand Tapatio has tapped Brand Central to continue to develop its brand by launching into new product categories.
Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., has announced its plans for a new attraction inspired by the Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy.
Toei Animation has tapped three new licensees to create merchandise and a concert event inspired by its animated series, “Dragon Ball Z.” The company has also appointed a new U.K. agent for the brand.
Discovery Consumer Products and Emaar Entertainment have joined forces once again to open the first-of-its-kind “Discovery Channel Shark Week” exhibit at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
MC Appliance, owners of the Magic Chef brand, has appointed Ted Kochowicz to the role of senior licensing manager.
SEGA has revealed two new “Sonic the Hedgehog” video games for 2017–“Sonic Mania” and an untitled original game.
Santoro has partnered with Selfridges to open a pop-up shop at the retailer’s London store this August.
Edgar Rice Burroughs has partnered with Microgaming for the exclusive rights to the Tarzan name for an online slot game. Creative Licensing brokered the deal.
The deadline to submit news items for consideration for the official, exclusive Brand Licensing Europe Show Dailies is this Friday, Sept. 4.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has appointed Born Licensing to handle its clip licensing in Australia and New Zealand.
The second season of "Guess How Much I Love You–The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare" will have its international premiere on ABC Kids in Australia this August.
Burberry Group is continuing its licensing partnership with Luxottica Group for the development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear.
Bud Light has teamed with the Mad Decent Block Party music festival in the U.S. and Canada and created a line of limited edition Bud Light Festival Cans for the event.
As fashion licensors, licensees and retailers from all over the world descend on Las Vegas for the MAGIC trade show, here are five trends that are driving the licensed apparel market.
Feld Entertainment is bringing its Monster Jam brand to Happy Meals at more than 14,000 McDonald's locations across North America.
PopCap Games, a division of Electronic Arts, has appointed two new licensing agencies to represent its "Plants vs. Zombies" brand in the Nordics and Brazil.
Cartoon Network is bringing the quirky series “Adventure Time” to a new mobile app.
Hasbro is partnering with Lionsgate to bring its My Little Pony franchise to the big screen.
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