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.
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.
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.”
Meredith Corp.'s publishing and lifestyle brand Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with Lakeside Development Company to build the Innovation Home.
Walls Outdoor Goods will include DuPont Kevlar materials in its new line of outdoor workwear designed for durability in demanding conditions.
The National Geographic Society and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, have launched the National Geographic Visa card.
Xcel Brands has announced two new partnerships for the Isaac Mizrahi brand with 1-800-Flowers.com and FineStationery.com for floral arrangements and greeting cards.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products recently partnered with Dolci Preziosi and Walcor to celebrate Easter in Italy.
Energizer Holdings is planning to separate its household products and personal care divisions into two independent, publicly traded companies.
Procter & Gamble boasts a portfolio of 300 brands and ranks as one of the top licensors in the world with an unlimited potential for future growth.
Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees and Highland Mint have created a Derek Jeter coin program to celebrate the final season in Jeter’s 20-year baseball career.
Peavey Electronics and Diamond Comic Distributors will give away a limited edition 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles guitar from Peavey at San Diego Comic-Con.
Target Corporation has named retail veteran Brian Cornell as the its new chief executive officer replacing longtime CEO Gregg Steinhafel, who departed May 5.
Epic Rights, the global branding and merchandising agency representing KISS, has signed a new t-shirt deal with Major League Baseball and apparel licensee Liquid Blue.
Indian Motorcycle has announced a new collaboration with FieldCandy, a designer brand of outdoor products, for a branded tent.
Brandgenuity is shifting the licensing for Gas Monkey Garage (home to the hit Discovery show “Fast ‘N Loud”) into high gear with the addition of four new partners.
Paul Frank announced a partnership with Scottish R&B singer/songwriter and Elton John protégé Tallia Storm, who will be featured in the U.K. Pajammin campaign.
Skylanders, the kids video game that brings physical toys to life, will debut its first-ever balloon at the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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