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 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.
The Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington, England, has announced a series of new licensing partnerships for products ranging from stationery to textiles.
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.
National children’s club Captain McFinn has released an app that features pro-social learning, allowing preschoolers to communicate with a live character host.
ToonBox Entertainment and the Canadian Red Cross have partnered for CRC’s Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention educational program.
Groupon has launched a campaign to boost donations for Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind “Sesame Street.”
Sony Computer Entertainment America will serve as the first-ever partner of NBA Cares Hoops for Troops, to support U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
HIT Entertainment and WNET announced a new season of “Thomas & Friends” on PBS Kids and movie, Tale of the Brave.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
The U.K.’s Royal Mail is kicking off 2014 by celebrating some of the most popular children’s shows from the last 60 years with a new stamp issue.
“Sesame Street” character Abby Cadabby and Sesame Workshop's H. Melvin Ming will launch the annual Light It Up Blue global campaign to raise awareness of autism.
Knockout Licensing has been appointed to launch and manage the licensing program for the Smithsonian Libraries’ Seed Catalog Collection.
Animal Planets and its R.O.A.R (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) fourth annual matching campaign kicks off with five returning and two new partners.
The National Museum of the Royal Navy has signed Airfix as licensee for the world’s most famous warship, HMS Victory.
The U.S. Army has joined forces with Xentris Wireless for a new line of branded mobile cases that made their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.
Rovio Entertainment has tapped Imagine Exhibitions and Jack Rouse Associates to create a new Angry Birds-themed science exhibit.
Disney is teaming up with Change4Life in the U.K. for a campaign to encourage children to meet the minimum 60 minutes of exercise they need each day.
Vans has teamed up with the Truth anti-smoking campaign to launch a limited edition collection of footwear and apparel.
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