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Perry Ellis International has signed a host of agreements with R1 Sports, Uldin and Superdeporte Plus Peru to distribute Nike Swim apparel and accessories throughout Latin America.
Yankee Publishing has tapped Brentwood Licensing to expand the licensing program for the Old Farmer’s Almanac brand.
Target has promoted Rick Gomez to the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Disney has released “Color by Disney,” a new coloring platform that builds on the trend of coloring books for adults and Disney’s Art of Coloring book series.
SkyHorse Publishing has entered into a licensing agreement with Broadthink and All-American Licensing to publish two new books, written by Jeff Lazarus.
Worlds Apart, a creator of children’s lifestyle products, has partnered with U.K. distributor Click Distribution.
The 2017 NHL Fan Fair, part of the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, Jan. 26-29, will host the third annual NHL Mascot Showdown, featuring all 27 NHL mascots.
High Resolution Design, a plush design company, has secured two new licenses–Pringles and “Thunderbirds Are Go”–ahead of its London Toy Fair debut.
Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film have appointed former DreamWorks Animation executive Jim Fielding to head its consumer products and innovation division.
Little, Brown Books will begin publishing new children’s books based on DreamWorks Animation’s TV series “Dinotrux” in April.
The annual Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, will kick off this Wednesday with a full exhibit hall and a multitude of toy business presentations.
Zodiak Kids has sold the advertising-supported video-on-demand rights for its animations “Lolirock” (season one) and “Get Blake!” to the online platform batteryPOP for one year.
Mattel and Disney Consumer Products have renewed their partnership for the Cars franchise, including the upcoming film Cars 3, which will be released in June 2017.
Loot Crate has appointed David Voss to the role of chief creative officer, a new position within the company.
The Royal Horticultural Society has licensed publisher Michael O’Mara Books to produce a new range of RHS books.
The Coolabi Group has secured deals with licensees Corsair, Apples to Pears and Demon Music Group for its “Clangers” kids' series.
Empire State Development has appointed Brand Sense Partners to represent and manage future licensing endeavors for the I Love New York brand.
Image licensing agency Trunk Archive has signed on to represent Michael Kenna around the world.
Marvel has partnered with TinyCo to release the new mobile game “Marvel Avengers Academy” on the App Store and Google Play.
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