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.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
Creation Films has tapped C3 Entertainment as the distribution partner for its Historical War library of documentary films.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
Lima Sky has appointed Danish firm INK as licensing agent in the Nordics and Eastern Europe for its mobile game “Doodle Jump.”
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its upcoming Licensing Essentials course and Spring Fling networking event, set for May 22 in London.
TF1 has renewed Tele Images’ animated series “The Ranch” for a second season, and, in conjunction, is planning a comprehensive licensing program.
Penguin Children’s has taken digital, film/TV and merchandising rights for art licensing company MGL’s Marsh Mellow brand.
The Brand Activation Association has launched the Licensing Council, a committee of IP owners designed to educate the industry.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has appointed five new members to its board of directors.
LEGO, Weta Workshop and Pretty Ugly have all unveiled exclusive licensed merchandise for Comic-Con International.
JELC has signed on to represent sugarcraft artist and author Lindy Smith, and plans to showcase the brand at BLE.
Maya Maraj is joining Scholastic’s children’s publishing division in the role of licensing scout.
Eric Huang has joined the children’s digital agency and consultancy Made in Me as development director.
Big Tent Entertainment is making a strong push into fashion with a new line of junior’s apparel featuring Domo.
PGS Entertainment has secured worldwide media rights to the new “ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks” TV series.
Jarden Corporation has announced plans to acquire Yankee Candle Investments for $1.75 billion in cash.
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