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.
Plumbing and drain cleaning brand Roto-Rooter has teamed with Metro Design USA to develop a line of branded plumbing plungers for residential use.
Hormel Foods' Spam brand has kicked off the cross-country Spamerican Tour with Food Network chef Sunny Anderson.
Iron Gut Publishing has partnered with the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity for a collection of artwork featuring the Peter Pan brand.
Firefly Brand Management has signed a host of new licensees for Mr. Bubble as the bubble bath brand readies for its 55th anniversary next year.
The U.K. licensing industry charity The Light Fund, is planning a number of new fundraising events, after raising more than £90,000 in 2014.
Trade show veteran Kathy Ireland has teamed up with ExpoMarketing Group to help other businesspeople showcase their brands at trade events.
Licensing agency LMCA has brokered a new partnership between Westinghouse Electric and Strattec Advance Logic for a line of security products.
Brandgenuity has secured seven new licensing partners for Gas Monkey Garage, the auto restoration shop featured in the Discovery series “Fast ‘N Loud.”
Iconic red and white frozen treat Bomb Pop and sour candy brand Warheads have joined forces to launch a new line of lip-puckering frozen treats.
Meredith Corp.'s publishing and lifestyle brand Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with Lakeside Development Company to build the Innovation Home.
Energizer Holdings is planning to separate its household products and personal care divisions into two independent, publicly traded companies.
John Deere has partnered with Soul and Vibe Interactive to develop video games, apps and digital content based on the agriculture brand.
Pan Am Brands has partnered with MySky to create a line of branded airline service trolleys for the home or office.
A collection of new celebrity chefs are taking the licensing world by storm with their dynamic personalities and unique product extensions.
The Smiley Company has signed a new deal with Bic that will see disposable Bic lighters adorned with different Smiley face images and slogans.
U.S. restaurant chain Denny’s and video game publisher Atari are bringing back some classic games with a dining theme.
Univision Communications and Experian Consumer Services-Affinity have launched financial resource center for the U.S. Hispanic community.
Enseco has renewed its licensing agreement with artist Jim Shore until 2019.
Collegiate Licensing Company, a division of IMG, kicked off an enhanced Spirit Cup competition as part of its 10th annual College Colors Day celebration.
To celebrate 40 years of the Funyuns brand, Frito-Lay and ACF Global will extend its lifestyle brand with a junior's and men’s apparel line.
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