Brand Licensing Europe hosted its biggest show ever this October, marked by increases in both the number of exhibitors and attendees.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, in partnership with Mattel, have entered an exclusive partnership with Target to offer a first-look at the “DC Super Hero Girls” merchandise collection.
The Estate of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and French IP Rights company NDA have signed Licensing Works! to represent The Little Prince in North America.
Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th will feature the first-ever Gilt in-store shop when it officially opens its first location in New York City on March 3.
CPLG North America has signed an exclusive representation agreement with Evolution Management + Marketing to represent its key home and lifestyle clients.
Lisa Jacobson, former UTA partner and head of its licensing, branding and endorsement department, has left the agency to create a new boutique entertainment marketing firm.
The U.K.-based comics publisher DC Thomson has appointed Amy Jarashow as its licensing director for North America.
Brit Gordon has joined the consumer products agency and division of CAA Sports, Fermata Partners.
Nordstrom has launched the Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 collection, a collaboration between New York socialite Olivia Palermo and its in-house brand Chelsea28.
Factory Entertainment, a California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, has unveiled the first product in its line of Deadpool products, the Deadpool Rocket Ride Premium Motion Statue.
Canada Goose has partnered with the NBA All-Star Game 2016 to welcome the players to Toronto, Canada, in warmth and style.
Nickelodeon has tapped Alex Brands to create an array of products for SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora and Friends and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Tech 4 Kids has partnered with Irwin Toy to develop the 3D Creation Maker, a kid-friendly 3D printer that it will showcase this weekend at New York Toy Fair.
Bleacher Creatures has brought several new plush collections to New York Toy Fair, featuring everything from Major League Baseball players to DC Comics to the Pope.
Saban Brands has unveiled a lineup of new soft goods licensees for its Power Rangers franchise in North America and also signed two new toy partners.
Kenneth Cole Productions has appointed Marc Schneider as chief executive officer. Kenneth Cole will continue as executive chairman and chief creative officer.
Underground Toys will add to its line of Star Wars homewares this year, in advance of the franchise's next film, Episode VII: The Force Awakens, in theaters Dec. 18.
Lionsgate has invested in game developer and publisher Telltale Games as part of the studio's content diversification initiative.
Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg has launched a limited edition apparel line with Indian Motorcycle. The star is also the brand ambassador for the company's Scout brand.
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.
Authentic Brands Group is bringing the Prince tennis brand to a new line of performance apparel exclusively at retailer Sports Authority in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
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