The world's top publicly traded licensors, including Disney, PVH Corp. and Meredith, have not been immune to the turbulence that has struck global markets.
Brand management companies have aggressively expanded their portfolios and represent some the most important growth opportunities in licensing.
Neil Cole is stepping down from his positions as chief executive officer, chairman and president of Iconix Brand Group, the company that he founded in 2005.
Eyewear company Marcolin and Iconix Brand Group extended their licensing agreement for the design, production and distribution of eyewear collections for Candie's, Bongo and Rampage.
Iconix Europe, the joint venture between Iconix Brand Group and TLC, has signed a direct-to-retail deal to bring the Brooklyn’s Own by Rocawear brand to Europe.
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50 percent of its joint venture Iconix China from partner Novel Fashion Brands Limited for $56.4 million.
Iconix Brand Group has completed its acquisition of the Strawberry Shortcake brand and appointed Cathy Hoffman Glosser to lead its development.
American Greetings Properties' Strawberry Shortcake has turned out in style at New York Fashion Week this week.
Brand management company Iconix Brand Group has acquired two new brands–heritage character property Strawberry Shortcake and footwear label Pony.
Iconix Brand Group and it board of directors has appointed Sue Gove as an independent director of the company.
Saban Brands has appointed former Iconix Brand Group executive David Zolot as senior vice president of corporate development for its new lifestyle unit.
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