Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Sony Music will co-host the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party and present popular girl group Fifth Harmony as the special guest performer.
Five iconic British institutions will be exhibiting at Licensing Expo this year for the first time including The Royal Ballet and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
The Bologna Licensing Trade Fair will return for its eighth edition March 30 to April 1, running parallel to the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
Licensing Expo 2015 will add new international pavilions and see increased representation from countries including Mexico, India, China, Japan and the U.K.
The 112th North American International Toy Fair booked a record-breaking 421,300-square-feet of exhibit space last week in New York City and 4 percent more licensors.
The deadline to enter the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association 2015 Licensing Excellence Awards is Monday, March 2.
Country music star, Food Network host and cookbook author Trisha Yearwood has partnered with Klaussner Home Furnishings for her first home collection.
Palmer Cash unveiled the first Funyuns t-shirt line for fall/winter at the MAGIC trade show this week.
Adidas A.C Milan, Chelsea Football Club, FIFA, Automobil Lamborghini and Moto GP are among the 180 companies already signed up to exhibit at this year’s BLE.
UBM Advanstar, the producer of the MAGIC, has entered into a strategic alliance with the Eurovet/CurveExpo to create a jointly owned new swimwear and lingerie show.
Her Universe and Hot Topic are teaming to host a "geek couture" fashion show and design competition at Comic-Con.
Studio 100 Media has secured distributions rights to the 2D animated series “Knietzsche” (26 x 3’) from the German studio Vision X.
Actress, author and entrepreneur Nicole Richie will deliver The Big Interview keynote address at Licensing Expo in June.
Gameloft has unveiled its slate of upcoming games at E3 this week in Los Angeles, Calif.
LIMA held its annual award ceremony last night, which honors and recognizes the top licensed properties, products and campaigns over the past year.
Uglydoll and DC Comics are showcasing their cross-over line, featuring Pretty Ugly characters styled as DC Comics superheroes, at Comic-Con this week.
Licensing Expo has teamed up with FN Platform, MAGIC Market Week's footwear group, for a special seminar focused on footwear and brand licensing.
As BLE gears up for the biggest event in its 16-year history, the show has unveiled a full roster of educational sessions, celebrity appearances and brand showcases.
BBC Worldwide has signed on to become the official licensing and merchandise agent for the Sooty brand in Australia and New Zealand.
HIT Entertainment has unveiled new content across its brands including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Monster High, Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fisher-Price.
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