With an aggressive new growth strategy, NFLPI is looking to score big in brand licensing as it looks beyond traditional products to drive retail sales.
Microsoft has acquired Stockholm-based game developer Mojang and its iconic “Minecraft” franchise for $2.5 billion.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is starting construction on a brand-new Frozen attraction at the Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot theme park in Florida.
LA streetwear label Joyrich has launched its first collaboration with lifestyle brand Playboy.
The Japanese brand Rilakkuma will come to life at FAO Schwarz in New York City Oct. 11 as the brand makes its way to North America.
Carte Blanche Group is planning a cross-category initiative for its Me to You brand this week with apparel licensee Aykroyds.
National Geographic has tapped Home Source International to develop a line of beach towels under its National Geographic and National Geographic Kids brands.
Nickelodeon will once again encourage kids to get up and get active when its TV channels, websites and app go dark for the 11th Annual Worldwide Day of Play.
Stationery company Santoro is seeking licensing opportunities for its newest design brand, Kori Kumi.
Pharrell Williams' latest sustainable fashion collaboration, G-Star's RAW for the Oceans, is now available at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.
Mask-arade has unveiled its latest line of facemasks featuring the characters of "Mrs. Brown's Boys."
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has partnered with NECA and Titan Books to promote the upcoming film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Character World is expanding and moving up the release of bedroom textiles and accessories based on the Disney animated film Frozen in time for Christmas.
Egmont Magazines has signed on to create a magazine for the preschool publishing property Dinosaur Roar, in a deal brokered by Nurture Rights.
Mo’s Nose, the children’s book series by Margaret Hyde, is looking to extend its brand into new products.
Lion Forge Comics has teamed with IDW Publishing to debut its digital comic book library in the print market.
Apparel and manufacturing company Topson Downs has purchased a majority share of the Rachel Roy brand from The Jones Group.
Peavey Electronics and Diamond Comic Distributors will give away a limited edition 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles guitar from Peavey at San Diego Comic-Con.
Viacom has licensed some of its Nickelodeon shows to third-party stations across Europe this summer.
Carte Blanche Group has signed a global licensing deal with Ashleigh Butler and Roar Global to develop the Pudsey the Dog brand.
Discount variety store chain Dollar Tree has acquired rival discount store chain Family Dollar Stores, becoming the largest discount retailer in North America.
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