With an aggressive new growth strategy, NFLPI is looking to score big in brand licensing as it looks beyond traditional products to drive retail sales.
Sports licensing is emerging as a key growth area at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe, as UEFA Euro 2016 joins the roster of speakers on the show’s educational program.
The National Basketball Association and Harman International have announced a multi-year marketing and merchandising partnership for a number of the NBA's leagues.
Innovation First International and Hexbug will launch the new Tony Hawk Circuit Board toy line on shelves across Europe and North America this fall.
All-American Licensing and Management Group has signed on to represent the sports apparel brand PoloGear in North America.
The Joester Loria Group has extended Mountain Dew's presence in the sporting goods category with the launch of a new line of skateboards and scooters.
Red Bull Media House has teamed with Roadhouse Interactive to launch "Red Bull Air Race–The Game," inspired by the actual air racing championship series.
World champion surfer Kelly Slater has launched a new ready-to-wear brand, Outerknown, a sport apparel collection for both men and women.
NFL Players Inc. has teamed up with FanPrint to create an apparel line that will benefit the Gene Upshaw Player Assistance Trust Fund for former NFL players in need.
Fitness company Zumba and GoNoodle, a provider of online physical activity breaks, have teamed up for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
Team ProMark will create official licensed National Football League cases and screen protectors for both iPhone 5/5S and Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is planning a soccer-themed crossover for The Simpsons in 2014 in conjunction with the FIFA World Cup.
The WWE and its agent Backstage Licensing are planning a re-launch of the brand in the Italian market, targeted for 2014-2015.
GP Flair will handle U.K. and Ireland distribution for The Bridge Direct’s brand-new range of WWE construction figures and play sets.
Toyota and Walt Disney Studios’ The Muppets have teamed up to promote the new Toyota Highlander and the March 21 feature film premiere of Muppets Most Wanted.
The New Orleans Pelicans basketball team and Smoothie King have signed a multi-year agreement to name the New Orleans Arena the “Smoothie King Center.”
Motor oil brand Mobil 1 has partnered with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart to bring back the classic car film Smokey and The Bandit.
The Collegiate Licensing Company and the NCAA are coordinating to clear the marketplace of fake merchandise before the Men's Final Four.
Licensing agency Dream Theatre is partnering with Adidas to develop the licensing business of the Italian football team AC Milan in India.
Arsenal Football Club and Puma have unveiled additional details of the extensive licensing rights included in their recent partnership agreement.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has inked a deal with Allegre HKM to devlop a range of plush in Europe featuring its Looney Tunes NBA co-brand.
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