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.
FremantleMedia has increased its stake in Europe's No. 1 multi-channel network Divimove, making Fremantle the majority shareholder.
DreamWorks Animation is restructuring its feature animation business, reducing its annual output from three films to two in an effort to drive profitability.
U.K. royalty auditing firm 360 Audit has made a number of new hires in order to expand its business operations into new territories.
Fashion and accessories designer, licensor and licensee Vince Camuto died Wednesday at the age of 78 after a battle with cancer.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
The oldest symphony orchestra in the country, the New York Philharmonic, has appointed Remarkable Brands as its worldwide licensing agent.
U.K. parenting website Netmums unveiled its picks for the top five toys on display at U.K. Toy Fair this week.
Warren Clamen has joined Marquee Brands' board of directors as an independent director and special advisor to the brand management company.
Big Tent Entertainment has hired Tami Thosath as manager of business development.
Retail sales of toys in the U.S. generated $18.08 billion in 2014 compared to $17.46 billion in 2013, an increase of 4 percent, according to the NPD Group.
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, and Spain’s Reset TV have teamed up to develop a new musical competition format.
VIMN announced a raft of new free-to-air deals for Nickelodeon series in South America at the NATPE market, taking place this week in Miami, Fla.
Rainbow unveiled its new series of Winx Club dolls, Sirenix Fairy, from licensee Witty Toys at the Nuremberg Toy Fair last week in Germany.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to president of brand partnerships and franchise management.
Some of the best work in children’s television in 2013 was celebrated at Kidscreen Summit Tuesday in New York City.
Sesame Workshop has tapped TCG to create a new line of wooden toys featuring the characters of “Sesame Street.”
McFarlane Toys has unveiled its new toy line based on Ubisoft’s “Rabbids” video game and the Nickelodeon TV Series, “Rabbids Invasion.”
The Toy Industry Association gave its predictions for the trends that will drive the toy industry this year.
NBCUniversal has named Nidia Caceros Kilde as vice president of communications.
For the first time MIPTV, which will take place April 7-10 in Cannes, France, will feature a special program dedicated to kids content.
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