In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
The last day to enter Brand Licensing Europe’s License This! competition for new creative concepts is this Friday, Sept. 5.
Rights management company Paidas Management has been named as the global licensing agent for record cover artist Ioannis.
Coolabi has recently appointed two new licensing agents for its Poppy Cat brand–Firefly Brand Management in the U.S. and El Ocho in Spain.
Those Licensing People has been appointed as the master licensing agent for fashion brand and retail group Bolongaro Trevor.
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.
Two executives from Rovio Entertainment will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe on Oct. 15 in London.
LIMA will sponsor Brand Licensing Hall, the mainland China licensing event and the largest licensing exposition in Asia.
Exim Mexico appointed Sergio Ribeiro as its new commercial director.
LIMA is now accepting nominations for its annual Licensing Industry Hall of Fame award.
ZDF Enterprises and its broadcast partner ABC Australia have picked up the new preschool series “Q Pootle 5” from Snapper Productions.
The Joester Loria Group has been appointed to build a licensing program for celebrity chef and TV personality Fabio Viviani.
Advanstar Communications and Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo have teamed up with Diamond Comic Distributors to promote the annual event.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe returns to BLE this year with a portfolio featuring some of the world’s hottest gaming brands.
Endemol has promoted Ingrid Akkerman to director of brand relations within its commercial affairs team.
Zodiak Kids is bringing the CBeebies star Mister Maker to Butlins holiday resorts over the next two years.
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