With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
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Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
Ludorum has appointed Licensing Street as its U.S. licensing consultant for the preschool show “Chuggington.”
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
Bioworld Merchandising is setting its sights on the children’s market with the acquisition of Nolan Glove Co.
Reeder Brand Management will represent the brand of the late Chris Farley for licensing.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
The Joester Loria Group, worldwide agent for The World of Eric Carle, has appointed Brand Extensions Russia as the brand’s sub-agent in Russia.
41 Entertainment has appointed Plus Licens in Moscow to handle licensing and merchandising activities for its new Pac-Man series in Russia.
Discovery Communications has teamed up with Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television to license the Discovery Channel series “The Devils Ride.”
Dimensional Branding Group has appointed two new sub-agents for the app property Temple Run in China and Australia.
Performance Brands has signed on to represent Clive Christian, known for its home décor lines and luxury perfume.
DCD Publishing has signed on to represent Jack Monroe, author of the successful budget food blog “A Girl called Jack.”
The design house Santoro has appointed Backstage Licensing to represent its Gorjuss art brand in Italy.
Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Lisa Silverman Meyers to SVP of operations and business planning for NVCP.
NBCUniversal has appointed Russell Hampton to its Media Innovation and Cross Company Initiatives group.
Saban Brands has appointed Janet Scardino as chief operating officer.
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