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.
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.
Viz Media has signed two tasty new deals for Doraemon that will see the Japanese character featured on new snack products in North and Latin America.
The global mobile texting platform "Line" has entered a long-term global partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund to raise funds for the charity.
Hayat Kimya’s line of paper towels featuring Betty Boop has been such a hit in Turkey that the manufacturer will be doing a second run this year.
The Victoria and Albert Museum has teamed up with Graham & Brown to create a range of wallpapers based on designs in the museum’s archive.
Silvergate Media’s preschool brand Octonauts is partnering with the U.K.'s Marine Conservation Society.
For the second year in a row, Dunkin’ Donuts has brewed up a series of new coffee flavors inspired by Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
Porsche Design has teamed up with Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park for a menswear capsule collection.
Dylan’s Candy Bar has launched a limited edition candy collection to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz.
New Holland Brewing Co. is planning a beer inspired by the American workwear brand Carhartt, which celebrates its 125th anniversary this year.
Baskin-Robbins is partnering with the USO to honor America's troops and their families with a new Oreo Independence ice cream flavor.
The list of Downton Abbey licensees continues to grow with agent Knockout Licensing adding three new partners.
TSBA Group, global licensing agent for energy company Shell, is exhibiting the brand’s heritage and modern aspects across two booths at Licensing Expo.
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