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.
Hampton Forge has teamed with chef Maria Loi for a collection of flatware, cutlery and cookware that will launch at the Home and Housewares Show this weekend.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has teamed with Kent International to develop a brand-new line of bicycle tires and tubes.
Adidas Group North America has signed a licensing agreement with DuPont Protection Technologies to use its Kevlar technology and brand in a line of new football cleats.
Custom sportswear manufacturer Scimitar Sports has teamed up with U.K. confectionery company Swizzels for a range of apparel featuring some of its top candy brands.
Krispy Kreme has teamed up with Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA for new additions to its retail line of coffee products, in a deal brokered by Brand Central.
Perfetti Van Melle and Pantone Colorwear have teamed up to combine their iconic brands for a new outerwear collection featuring Mentos and Chupa Chups.
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.
Entrepreneur Media, publisher of Entrepreneur magazine, has partnered with the Professional Education Institute to develop coaching and training programs.
All American Licensing & Management Group has tapped Bow Wow Pets to develop a line of pet products featuring the Dog for Dog charity.
The non-food licensing program for TapatÍo is heating up, with Firefly Brand Management adding seven new partners for the hot sauce brand.
CandyRific has developed two new Christmas offerings feature The Elf on the Shelf.
The Loudmouth Golf lifestyle brand is cooking up something new in Central Florida, with a new branded restaurant.
Mars Retail Group has signed Mad Engine to create a range of apparel that expresses the colorful fun of the M&M’S and Skittles brands.
Anchor Bay Entertainment has teamed up with Minute Rice and Amtrak to promote the release of the newest “Chuggington” DVD.
OPI and Ford Motor Company are planning a limited edition nail lacquer collection inspired by the Ford Mustang.
The Smithsonian has teamed up with The Great Courses to develop and produce educational seminars inspired by the group of museums.
Confectionery company Cloetta has teamed with RTC Direct to bring the candy brand Chewits to the home fragrance category.
Biplano has been appointed as the exclusive licensing agent for iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups in Spain, Portugal and Andorra.
SmileyWorld has signed two new deals that will bring the brand to prepaid debit cards and the latest installment of Ubisoft’s “Just Dance” video game franchise.
Sports and fitness brand Everlast Worldwide has teamed with lifestyle company Cellutions to expand its product offering to a include sports performance drink.
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