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."
Mind Candy founder Michael Acton Smith is stepping down as chief executive officer of the company to take on a more creative role.
Ford’s Garage, a restaurant chain in Fort Meyers, Fla., has entered a licensing deal with Ford Motor Company to use the car company’s logo and other brand imagery.
Movado is launching a collection of special edition watches to celebrate baseball legend and Movado brand ambassador Derek Jeter.
Fans of the Star Trek franchise can now pre-order the new Star Trek Original Phaser universal remote control from Firebox.
Disney Consumer Products and Kohl’s will launch a new tween lifestyle brand, D-Signed, offering mix-and-match apparel inspired by the fashions on Disney Channel shows.
The U.K.'s Institute of Contemporary Arts and Polka Children’s Theater are planning special events to celebrate the 100th birthday of Moomin creator Tove Jansson.
Uglydoll and DC Comics are showcasing their cross-over line, featuring Pretty Ugly characters styled as DC Comics superheroes, at Comic-Con this week.
The Armani Group will design luxury residential units, common areas and amenities for their latest landmark project, Residences by Armani/Casa in Miami, Fla.
SmileyWorld has launched a new kids’ fashion line for Fall 2014, marking the brand’s first major release into the Chinese children’s apparel market.
Wellness company Lift Brands has sold six YogaFit Studios in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area to open by the end of the year.
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