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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.
MGA Entertainment has unveiled a new tween franchise, Project Mc², designed to inspire girls' interest in science and math.
Studio 100 International's Maya the Bee: Movie will premiere in more than 70 theaters across Cine Colombia and Cinemark in Columbia beginning Thursday.
Perry Ellis International has tapped Itochu Prominent USA to create men's dress shirts for Perry Ellis and men's dress shirts and tailored clothing for Original Penguin.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Motörhead, the group has teamed with Haemimont Games to create a branded video game.
A recent study by the NPD Group found that Hispanic Americans have unique shopping habits and make distinct purchases.
Author and artist Salih Memecan has teamed with the "SmartyPal" interactive storybook app to feature the new brand "Limon & Oli."
9 Story Media Group has acquired fellow animation studio Brown Bag Films, creator of children's series including "Octonauts," “Doc McStuffins" and "Bing Bunny."
The Joester Loria Group and King Features have partnered with Body Rags Clothing for lifestyle program that celebrates two American icons–Pepsi and Popeye.
Toys ‘R’ Us has raised nearly $2.2 million in donations through its namesake and Babies ‘R’ Us online stores benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
Kidrobot is planning to add three new vinyl figures to its "The Simpsons" range this year–Bart Grin, Homer Grin and a second Bart figure.
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