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.
Peanuts is the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s “T-Shirt Booth” app.
Agency Brandberry and the fashion watch brand FLüD have joined iQ License, a new online networking platform for the licensing industry.
CBS Consumer Products and The Federation of Beer are planning a new Star Trek-branded beer–Klingon Warnog.
Perfetti Van Melle’s lollipop brand Chupa Chups has inked a new deal with Dohe for a stationery collection in Spain.
Crumbs Bake Shop has cooked up a deal with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring a selection of its baked goods to 201 club locations.
McDonald’s will feature Pokémon XY in Happy Meals across the U.S. next month.
The non-profit New Starship Foundation is planning to open the world’s first dedicated science-fiction museum in 2015.
Lucky Brand is expanding its collaboration with Ford Motor Company for a new collection of men’s and women’s apparel featuring Mustang.
Valiant Entertainment has partnered with Oren's Daily Roast and Midtown Comics for a three-month celebration of Valiant's flagship hero–X-O Manowar.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has extended its partnership with Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
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