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.
David Goldberg, chairman and CEO of Endemol North America, will step down at the end of December.
Henson Independent Properties has broadened its relationship with Sixteen South Television to include CP rights for “Driftwood Bay.”
Playboy Enterprises will exhibit for the first time at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe as the brand celebrates its 60th anniversary.
The digital goods marketplace Iconicfuture has acquired another virtual goods creator Virtual Greats.
BRB Internacional is bringing the new TV series “Invizimals” to MIPJunior and MIPCOM this year.
Acquisitions are changing the landscape as licensors chase growth and diversification.
The European Licensing Company has been appointed to represent Zenit St. Petersburg.
eOne is unveiling its debut range of products for the classic publishing property, Janet and John, at Brand Licensing Europe.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has added two new licensees and two publishing partners for “Strange Hill High.”
Rainbow feted the 10th anniversary of its girls’ franchise Winx Club with a fashion-themed event during BLE in London.
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