In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
Parragon, a division of DC Thomson, has reorganized its business into two new divisions–Parragon Publishing and Parragon International.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its annual global networking party at Brand Licensing Europe, which will take place on the second day of the show, Oct. 8.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has secured a $2 million revolving line of credit with SunTrust Banks to finance future growth.
Smiley has made two new executive appointments–David Fox as head of design and Salvatore Zingrillo as global brand director of fashion.
Genius Brands International announced that Lloyd Mintz has been appointed to the role of vice president of consumer products.
Apparel was front-of-mind this week as the semi-annual MAGIC Market Week trade show took place in Las Vegas, Nev.
Bioworld Merchandising is unveiling a new range of apparel for beer brands Corona Extra and Modelo Especial this week at MAGIC Market Week in Las Vegas, Nev.
Outfit7 has partnered with SuperAwesome's Future8 Awards for digital creators to exclusively sponsor the mobile app category.
Performance Brands has been appointed as the promotions agency for The Pokémon Company International in Europe.
Henson Independent Properties, a division of The Jim Henson Company, has acquired the sseries “Elias: Rescue Team Adventures.”
Health and beauty products licensee the Cosrich Group has acquired the Ouchies bandages brand.
Independent entertainment company Silvergate Media has launched its own TV distribution arm.
Technicolor and Mercury Filmworks are bringing its newest animated preschool series “Chamelia” to this year’s MIPJunior.
JELC has signed on to represent the U.K. charity Crimestoppers, which helps the police solve crimes.
TVMania U.K. has expanded the role of Monika Albers, who will now oversee all licensing for company’s U.K. division.
The University of Oxford will showcase its latest line of furniture in the Retail Lounge at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Hasbro has signed a raft of new fashion deals for its My Little Pony and Transformers brands.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has appointed four new licensing agents and three new toy distribution partners for “Tree Fu Tom.”
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