The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
On Thursday, licensing professionals will host a series of discussions on the connection between licensing and toys at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair Germany.
For the first time in the brand’s 56-year history, Barbie is pulling out a cape and mask and transforming into a modern day superhero.
Witty Toys, a Rainbow Group company, has launched a new range of Winx Club dolls today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
Euromonitor International will discuss findings in its research into the traditional toys and games industry today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany.
The Giochi Preziosi Group is showcasing new additions to its toy lines for "World of Warriors," Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Doc McStuffins, Frozen at the Spielwarenmesse.
Bedding licensee Character World has revealed a number of new designs for brands including LEGO, Disney, Marvel Superheros and Star Wars.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
Tech toys and licensed lines stole the show at this year's U.K. Toy Fair, which took place last week in London.
In April, art licensing agency MHS Licensing will celebrate its 20th anniversary and in anticipation of the event the firm has launched an enhanced website.
Viacom has formed a program acquisitions group to coordinate the company's activity across its portfolio of domestic media networks.
Mike Young, CEO, and Liz Young, president, of the U.S.-based Moonscoop, have regained 100 percent ownership of the company.
Ben Richardson has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Australia and New Zealand.
C3 Entertainment has been named as the exclusive worldwide representative of chef Jason Santos for licensing and merchandising.
Dream Theatre has partnered with adidas to build the licensing presence of Real Madrid in India.
Tomy International is previewing its 2014 lineup for Chuggington, Sonic the Hedgehog, Pokemon and John Deere.
Discovery Communications licensees are showcasing a range of new apparel offerings featuring the network’s top shows at MAGIC.
Allison Lort has joined licensing agency Brandgenuity as director of business development.
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
LIMA has unveiled an updated website with a new look and improved functionality that makes it user-friendly on any device.
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