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Popeye lands its first Australian sportswear partnership with The WOD Life

Merchantwise Licensing has brokered the first Australian Popeye sportswear collection withe the popular online sportswear label, The WOD Life. The deal was struck on behalf of King Features Syndicate. Launching this month ahead of the Australian summer season, the limited-edition range of fashionably branded Popeye sportswear apparel for women and …

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King Features rolls out extensive slate of activity for 40 years of the 1980 cult film Flash Gordon

It’ll be a full four decades since the release of the 1980 cult classic film Flash Gordon this December 5th, and King Features Syndicate has lined up a full roster of activity, including theatrical screenings, fresh content and home entertainment, as well as new licensed products and publishing, in order …

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Korea’s popular animated IP Pucca makes play for US with King Features

The popular Korean animated character, Pucca is looking to make waves across the North American market, having appointed King Features as the brand’s exclusive licensing agent for the region. King Features will look to build on the international success of the brand with a licensing programme targeting milennials and children. …

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Moomin grows its presence across the US as King Features adds publishing rights to the licensing slate

The classic literary and art-based brand, Moomin, is expanding its presence across North America as its US licensing agency King Features adds publishing rights to its licensing slate as well as brings the brand into active baby wear for the first time in the region. As the Tove Jansson creation …

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King Features rounds off Popeye’s 90th celebrations with Filson partnership

King Features Syndicate is expanding its licensing program for its classic property, Popeye, with limited-edition clothing, stickers and a stoneware mug from Filson. Under the new deal, Filson – the outfitter and manufacturer recognised for its calibre in the outdooring market – will launch a collection of durable graphic t-shirts …

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Norwegian lifestyle brand PURENorway makes sustainable move with MDR and King Features

King Features Syndicate is to represent the Norwegian outdoor lifestyle brand, PURENorway through a merchandise, advertising, and promotions programme across the US and Canada. The deal marks one of the first lifestyle brands to join King Features’ ever-expanding portfolio of licensed properties. PURENorway represents the Nordic ideals of beauty, quality …

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King Features taps Fanattik for new Cuphead collectable gift ranges

Studio MDHR and King Features Syndicate have tapped the pop culture licensing specialist, Fanattik to launch a range of Cuphead collectable gifts, including coins, coasters, pins and more. In a deal brokered by Allsorts Licensing, King Features’ UK agent, Fanattik will develop an expansive range inspired by the award-winning, five-times …

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Nordstrom x Nike celebrates 90 years of Betty Boop with exclusive capsule collection

King Features Syndicate and the Betty Boop brand owner, Fleischer Studios has teamed with Nordstrom x Nike to release the Nike x Olivia Kim capsule collection, featuring the fashion icon herself. The apparel launch, developed exclusively for Nordstrom x Nike (NxN) boutiques, kicks off Betty Boop’s 90th anniversary celebration.  Created by …

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Popeye continues to expand into new international markets in 90th year

King Features Syndicate is expanding the Popeye licensing programme into new international territories as it builds on a strong year of global growth for the brand now celebrating its 90th anniversary. Popeye has now made the move on emerging markets India, Korea, and Russia with a string of new international …

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King Features partners with Bamford London for Popeye anniversary time-piece

The luxury product firm Bamford London GMT is celebrating the 90th anniversary of Popeye with a specially crafted time-piece paying homage to the animated sailor’s first appearance in 1929. Created in partnership with the Hearst-owned King Features, this unique wrist-watch features a navy and white colour scheme that commemorates Popeye’s …

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