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King Features and Jade City Foods introduce Popeye foods line

King Features Syndicate, a unit of Hearst and home to some of the world’s most popular entertainment characters, along with Florida-based food and beverage company Jade City Foods, has announced a new collection of high-end Popeye & Friends-inspired hot sauces and coffee. This latest expansion within the food category further …

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King Features expands global publishing to tap into new audiences for its classic IP

King Features Syndicate is revitalising its global publishing programme in a move to deliver its classic franchises, such as The Phantom, Flash Gordon, and Popeye to younger generations through graphic novels, coffee table books, YA books and more. The initiative to develop new partnerships for original content is being overseen …

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King Features builds global licensing slate for hit video game IP, Cuphead

King Features Syndicate has detailed a ‘robust international expansion’ for its hit gaming property, Cuphead, with activity encompassing new agents and licensing deals on a global scale for the brand. The raft of new signings will see Cuphead grow its domestic and international presence with products across apparel, accessories, novelties, …

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Fred & Ginger pack Popeye punch into pet products portfolio

The design-led pet product specialist, Fred & Ginger has signed up to create a range of pet treats and accessories based on the classic animation brand, Popeye. The deal was brokered by Bulldog Licensing, the European licensing agency for the property as it continues to grow its consumer products portfolio …

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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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