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Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Mega Brands to develop a new kids' construction line based on the Despicable Me franchise.
Dubai Parks and Resorts has teamed with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create a Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone at the upcoming Motiongate Dubai theme park.
King Digital Entertainment has unveiled the first women’s apparel collaboration for its app brand Candy Crush with performancewear brand Zara Terez.
Parham Santana recently secured a new deal with Euro Ceramica to bring Turner Classic Movies to the table.
Crayola has tapped Zalemark to create a new jewelry line that reflects the image and colorful personality of its brand.
The kids' world Kuboo.com is bringing the classic character Popeye to its online experience in a new deal with Hearst's King Features.
Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.
Sewing machine company Brother International Malaysia has launched two special anniversary edition Hello Kitty home sewing machines.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting nominations for the LIMA Licensing Industry Hall of Fame.
Sanrio has partnered with a selection of Los Angeles’ hottest foodie spots to launch Hello Kitty’s Hungry Hunt.
International media organization and IP owner Coolabi Group will showcase its robust roster of brands at BLE this week, and unveil new "Clangers" characters.
Activision Publishing's “Skylanders Trap Team" has officially launched at major retailers across the U.S.
Out of the Blue Enterprises has acquired the legacy toy brand Colorforms.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has signed a number of new deals for its superhero preschool series "Tree Fu Tom."
Aardman Animations has partnered with Click Distribution U.K. for a brand-new range of Shaun the Sheep Flockstars collectible figurines in the U.K. and Eire.
Turner Broadcasting has promoted Pierre Branco as vice president of Southern Europe and Africa and general manager for France, Portugal and Africa.
Zodiak Kids has sold Marathon Media's production “Lolirock” to territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, and licensing deals in France.
Planeta Junior highlighted three of its new series at MIPCOM this week in Cannes, France, including "Egyxos," "Sendokai Champions" and "Bubble Bip."
Quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks stands atop the NFL Players Inc. Top 50 Player sales list for the second fiscal quarter.
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