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.
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.
Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg has launched a limited edition apparel line with Indian Motorcycle. The star is also the brand ambassador for the company's Scout brand.
PepsiCo has partnered with Body Rags for a new t-shirt line featuring the Pepsi and Mountain Dew beverage brands.
Peanuts Worldwide has partnered with DecoPac for a multi-year license agreement to create cake, cupcake and dessert decorations featuring the Peanuts brand.
Praim Group is planning a line of premium, kosher chocolate bars for the Mensch on a Bench brand, targeted to Jewish children and interfaith families in North America.
McDonald's USA is bringing back its Happy Meal Books program in partnership with HarperCollins Children's Books.
Sequential Brands Group has partnered with television and online retailer HSN to offer The Franklin Mint branded collectible and memorabilia products to consumers.
Publisher John Wiley & Sons is now offering custom digital products as part of its line of business services under the For Dummies 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.
©2015 ADVANSTAR COMMUNICATIONS INC. All rights reserved.