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.
All American Licensing & Management Group has tapped Bow Wow Pets to develop a line of pet products featuring the Dog for Dog charity.
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.
Wicked Cool Toys has introduced a new line of Girls Scouts branded toys at New York Toy Fair including a kids' oven that allows kids to make their own cookies.
Toys 'R' Us announced a significant expansion of its ongoing support of the Special Olympics with a sponsorship of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games and more.
The National Gallery Company has partnered with iGadgitz for a new range of mobile device cases featuring images from the museum.
VisitEngland is planning a new campaign starring the Aardman Animations' Shaun the Sheep to inspire Britons to take a holiday at home.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises and the Smithsonian Institution have joined forces to launch a new enrichment program on Regent's cruise ships.
The Light Fund, the U.K.'s charitable body for the licensing industry, has named 16 beneficiaries for the more than £90,000 it raised in 2014.
Licensing agency Brands with Influence has added a swath of new partners for brands including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Moshi Monsters has teamed with the marine conservation charity Sea Life for a series of live events across the U.K. this year.
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.
DC Thomson's weekly women’s magazine The People’s Friend is partnering with the group of charities that form the Age U.K. network.
British accessories brand Zatchels has signed on to create a range of leather bags and accessories featuring the University of Oxford brand.
National children’s club Captain McFinn has released an app that features pro-social learning, allowing preschoolers to communicate with a live character host.
Saban Brands has partnered with San Francisco’s Center for Childhood Creativity to develop a series of activities for kids.
Brands with Influence has been appointed to create a licensing program for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
GiGGo Toys has partnered with the city of New York (NYC & Company) to produce licensed ride-on toys featuring iconic brands such as NYPD and FDNY.
As it debuts as a BLE exhibitor this year, the National Museum of the Royal Navy unveils its licensing plans.
Miffy is getting ready to celebrate her 60th anniversary next year with plans for a host of events, partnerships and product launches in the U.K.
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