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.
Real Brands is ready to launch its new line of HillBilly branded beverages this spring.
The Yankee Candle Company has launched a new exclusive candle inspired by the Easter marshmellow Peeps.
Unilever Ice Cream is now the official frozen novelties and hard-scooped ice cream partner for all Six Flags theme parks in the U.S.
Airport retailer Paradies has signed an exclusive license agreement to open and operate the first-ever Forbes newsstands in airports in North America.
My M&M's is unveiling Star Wars-themed candies and merchandise to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4.
The first National Basketball Association Cafe officially opened Friday in Manila, the Philippines.
Sports lifestyle brand Extreme has launched its new range of drinks from licensee Vimto at 600 Tesco stores across the U.K.
High Sierra, a division of Samsonite, and The Citypak Project will distribute 1,750 specially designed backpacks to the homeless in the Boston area June 19.
The Kellogg Company has appointed the Joester Loria Group to develop and execute a licensing program for its Pringles snack brand.
Activision teamed up with General Mills to launch its Skylanders brand into the food category for the first time.
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