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2014-07-22 20:22:03

ITASCA, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enesco announced today that it has renewed its agreement with extremely popular, award-winning artist Jim Shore, extending the relationship until the end of the decade. "Jim's artwork and products have remained strong over the years, and nothing is more satisfying than extending a successful partnership like the one we've had with Jim Shore Designs," said Tom Bowles, Enesco's chief executive officer. "I know our retailers and Jim's many,...

2014-06-02 12:21:44

Proceeds from the limited-edition GUND® teddy bears benefit Happy Hearts Fund CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' customers can now bring smiles and bear hugs to children in need with a contribution to Happy Hearts Fund. With a $20 contribution or more, United will deliver a limited-edition GUND® teddy bear, "Ben Flyin,"? to children experiencing health struggles or economic hardship in communities the airline serves worldwide. Ben Flyin, the seventh limited-edition bear...

2014-01-28 08:26:59

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KISS, the most influential rock band of all time and UGLYDOLL, the ubiquitous, artist created lifestyle brand, has announced a partnership, to create a global, co-branded collaboration. UGLYDOLL'S unique aesthetic, famous for defining 'ugly' as distinctive and unique, will be combined with the iconic style of KISS band members to create a set of plush collectibles. Additional categories of merchandise will be developed for release in 2014....

2014-01-09 16:23:15

ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enesco Gift and writer/artist Suzy Toronto have signed a licensing agreement to utilize her distinct images in a product line launching in mid-2014. Toronto is the creator of the popular line, Wonderful Wacky Women. Toronto's artwork and inspiring style celebrate life, family and the special bonds between girlfriends. As part of the agreement, Enesco Gift will develop traditional gift formats including mugs, stationery, bags and totes...

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2010-10-28 18:51:09

The teddy bear is a toy bear usually stuffed with soft, white cotton and having soft fur. Often it is used to entertain children and has become an enduring form of stuffed animals in many countries. The bears come in various styles and many have become collectors' items. The name comes from former US President Theodore Roosevelt whose nickname was "Teddy". The name came from a hunting indecent where Roosevelt's hunting buddies tied up a black bear for him to shoot. Roosevelt refused to...

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