The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
Frank Blake, former chief executive officer and current chairman of The Home Depot, has been named the 2015 recipient of the National Retail Federation’s Gold Medal Award.
Apparel trade show organizer Bread & Butter has filed for bankruptcy just days after canceling its January 2015 show.
The International Consumer Electronics Show is planning a special FamilyTech Summit at the 2015 show Jan. 7.
LIMA is seeking session ideas and speaker suggestions for next year's Licensing University program at Licensing Expo 2015.
Start Licensing has signed on to represent the Brand Licensing Europe License This! finalist "Chef & Sue," a weekly comic strip that appears in the newspaper Waitrose.
Toy Fair again prepares to take over the U.K., as the annual event prepares for its return to London’s Olympia exhibition hall Jan. 20-22.
With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
Purple carpet on the main aisle wasn’t the only new addition at Brand Licensing Europe this year. The event welcomed more exhibitors than ever before, highlighting the vibrancy of the EMEA licensing industry.
MAGIC Marketweek has announced a new addition to its collection of fashion trade shows–Playground, its first-ever contemporary kidswear show.
Brand Licensing Europe 2014, which took place on Oct. 7-9 at London’s Olympia, boasted 306 exhibitors, making it the largest BLE ever.
Fitbit has announced a new partnership with fashion designer Tory Burch to create accessories for the company’s new wristband activity and sleep tracker, the Fitbit Flex.
FremantleMedia International announced a series of programming sales in Latin America that were made at the NATPE Miami market.
Augmented reality and licensed toys were in the spotlight at the U.K. Toy Fair in London Jan. 20-22.
A Crowded Coop is highlighting licensed offerings from brands including Star Trek, Halo, Elvice Presley and more this week at New York Toy Fair.
Disney Consumer Products unveiled its upcoming boys’ product lines in a star-studded event at New York Toy Fair earlier this week.
A swath of big-brand companies are already slated to exhibit at Brand Licensing Europe this year, which will return to London’s Olympia Oct. 7-9.
Rainbow and Nickelodeon have announced that a seventh season of "Winx Club” will begin airing on Nickelodeon’s global network of channels in 2015.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
LIMA will present a range of seminars as part of its Licensing University program this year at Licensing Expo to help attendees develop winning retail initiatives.
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