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.
A host of new Energizer and Eveready licensed products are on display this week at CES in Las Vegas, Nev., including flash drives and mobile chargers.
PepsiCo. has partnered with Simply Natural/Healthy Food Brands to launch a range Sobe-branded fruit twist snacks.
Fashion designer Zac Posen will "dress" the bottle of Ecco Domani's Pinot Grigio with a limited edition label design that will be available in stores across the U.S. in May.
Palmer Cash unveiled the first Funyuns t-shirt line for fall/winter at the MAGIC trade show this week.
SodaStream has partnered with Sunny Delight Beverages to co-develop a new range flavorings for the home carbonation system.
Vans and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals are collaborating for a new apparel and accessories collection for women.
Waste Management, North American provider of environmental solutions, has teamed with two new licensees for a line of trash and recycling bags.
Evian Natural Spring Water has launched the new short film, The Amazing Baby & Me 2, starring Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man.
Rovio Entertainment has partnered with the bakery chain Mrs. Fields for an Angry Birds kids program that will take place through the rest of the year.
The U.S.-based non-profits Kids In Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers have successfully completed their merger.
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