-- WWE announced a new Capitol Punishment match this week on SmackDown!, with Wade Barrett defending the Intercontinental Title against Ezekiel Jackson.
-- WWE issued the following press release today:
Dream Theatre Appointed WWE Licensing Agent in India
WWE announced today that Dream Theatre Private Limited, an entertainment company based in Mumbai, has been appointed as a licensing agent in India for WWE.
Dream Theatre will secure licensees to launch WWE products across apparel, bags, stationery, gifts and novelties lines. The team will also focus on consumer promotions to make WWE products more accessible to its large fan base in India. WWE products will be available in leading retail chain stores across the country including Shoppers Stop, Hamleys, Pantaloons, Lilliput and Giny & Jony.
Jiggy George, Founder and CEO, Dream Theatre Private Limited stated of the new partnership "We are delighted to partner with WWE and reach out to its superb fan base in India. WWE is immensely popular with fans of all ages and this partnership greatly fortifies Dream Theatre's portfolio."
"There is a great demand for official WWE products in India by our tremendous fan base which has been built off of our highly rated television programming seen in the marketplace over the last ten years," added Andrew Whitaker, Executive Vice President of WWE International. "Our partnership with such a well-known, established agent in the region as Dream Theatre is a major step towards meeting that demand."
Devin Cutting contributed to this article.