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Burcon expects interest from ADM

Burcon Nutrascience Corp. expects that its new partnership with Archer Daniels Midland Co. could eventually result in their marriage.

Burcon earlier this month signed a licensing deal with Archer Daniels for the production, distribution and sale of its Clarisoy soy protein, which can go into juices, soft drinks and sports drinks.

Although the deal does not give ADM a right or option to buy Burcon, Johann Tergesen, Burcon’s chief operating officer, said he assumes ADM would want to take it over down the road. Get the full story »

Playboy posts loss, but says magazine ads will rise

Playboy Enterprises Inc. reported a wider-than-expected quarterly loss as revenue from its entertainment, and print and digital businesses continued to decline, but said it expects Playboy magazine advertising pages to rise about 7 percent in the current quarter. Get the full story »

Licensing deal to keep AP on Google

Google Inc. will be able to continue posting content from The Associated Press under a new licensing deal the companies announced Monday after months of sometimes thorny negotiations.

The AP said in a statement that the two companies also will work together¬† to improve discovery and distribution of news. Get the full story »

Iconix backs out on Playboy licensing deal

Iconix Brand Group Inc is no longer looking at a potential licensing deal with Playboy Enterprises Incand does not expect to revisit any deal in the near future, Iconix said. Get the full story »