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.
The Winterthur Museum has tapped Art Needlepoint for a range of needlepoint designs inspired by the museums' drawings, prints and floor coverings.
Elmer's Products has teamed with the non-stick coating brand LiquiGlide to develop a range of new adhesive products.
Vandor has introduced its first-ever line of licensed shopper totes featuring five of its top licenses–Marilyn Monroe, My Little Pony, Hello Kitty, Marvel Comics and Star Wars.
LMCA is bringing the Westinghouse Electric Corp. brand to another new category– home water purification.
New company Squiz has signed its first license to bring the Sophie la Girafe brand to its line of reusable drink pouches for kids.
Floor care brand Bissell has appointed IMC to expand its brand into a range of new product categories including home, DIY and automotive.
Branding agency The Wildflower Group continues to expand the licensing program for the Girl Scouts of the USA with three new licensing deals.
The Australia Post has launched a new collectible stamp pack starring King Features' Betty Boop, in a deal brokered by the brand's regional agent, Merchantwise.
Heritage home products brand Black+Decker is partnering with appliance manufacturer Midea to develop and launch a new range of indoor vacuums.
LMCA has brokered a worldwide licensing agreement with the Camelion Battery Co. of Shenzhen, China, for Westinghouse Electric Corp.-branded batteries.
Drexel University has extended its partnership with The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College.
Knockout Licensing has been appointed to launch and manage the licensing program for the Smithsonian Libraries’ Seed Catalog Collection.
Kraft is teaming up with King Features’ Popeye brand for a program to promote Kraft Kireteru Cheese in Japan.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of rock ‘n’ roll, CandyRific has released M&M’s brand Elvis Talkers this month.
JAKKS Pacific and Disguise, its Halloween costume division, expanded agreements for multiple top entertainment properties to produce costumes and accessories for the 2014 Halloween season.
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.
Pillsbury and Cinnabon have partnered to bring the indulgent Cinnabon experience to homes across America.
Canadian retailer Le Château has partnered with actress Lauren Holly for Lauren's Closet, an exclusive apparel collection launching this fall.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Michael Melzer as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Central Europe.
Hearst Magazines International and Marka PJSC announced plans to launch the world’s first Harper’s Bazaar Café.
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