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Licensing Expo Japan ends on a happy note

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,704 UBM’s Global Licensing Group, organizers of Licensing Expo, has come out with the initial results of its inaugural licensing trade show in Tokyo, Licensing Expo Japan. On the whole, Licensing Expo Japan brought 400 international and Japanese brands as well as 13,200 licensees and retailers to Tokyo Big Sight for three days of networking and deal making. The exhibiting brands and agents who took part in the Expo included Astro Boy, B. Duck, Betty Boop, CAA-GBG, Capsubeans, Caterpillar, Copyrights Asia, Corvette, The Dark Tower, Dwell Studios, Gaia, Hoppe-chan,…

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King Features partners with Food Business Consult for Betty Boop diner

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 4,072 King Features has partnered with Food Business Consult Inc. to open the first official Betty Boop-themed diner in Japan. Copyrights Asia, King’s Japanese licensing agent, brokered the deal. The new restaurant is reminiscent of a 1950’s U.S. diner and showcases an array of branded signage and décor. The menu also features classic food items found in an American diner, as well as regionally inspired dishes such as Tex-Mex and Cajun-style cuisine. It also includes Betty Boop-decorated food items, particularly desserts. Currently in development, the diner will also…

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