The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has renewed its licensing representation for its non-tire merchandise with IMG.
Mattel and Babytree have joined forces to co-develop an early childhood learning and development online platform for the Chinese market.
WildBrain has appointed Will Mahmood to the newly created position of head of strategy.
Idea Never Implemented has tapped Brentwood Licensing to expand the licensing program for the game Never Have I Ever.
Some of Europe's leading companies will be traveling to New York City for the upcoming NYC Summit March 2-3, including top licensing executives from Tesco and Head Sport, who will be speaking at the event.
The 13th Annual Wonder Women Awards Gala honored industry leaders in toys, licensing and entertainment last Sunday evening at a special event during New York Toy Fair.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Sutikki, a division of Bento Box Entertainment, and Foundling Bird have tapped Hasbro to serve as the master toy licensee for the new preschool series “Moon and Me.”
Nelvana has appointed three industry veterans–Peter Crighton, Kelly Elwood and Tonya Lindo–to help strengthen its senior management team with marketing, licensing and retail.
Brentwood Licensing, the licensing agent for Dog is Good, has added four new licensees for the pup-inspired lifestyle brand.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has appointed Peter van Roden to the role of senior vice president, global themed entertainment.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has signed two multi-year extensions with the University of South Carolina and Operation Hat Trick.
Tycoon Enterprises has appointed Arturo “Choco” Czonstkowsky to the role of senior vice president.
Viz Media, a publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has partnered with United Talent Agency to create a range of live-action programming.
Precious Moments has appointed Mary Theis as licensing managing for the company.
Eric Thorkilsen, a veteran media and publishing executive, and TZP Growth Partners have entered into an agreement to acquire This Old House Ventures, and its associated media properties, from Time.
Dependable Solutions has appointed Ron Hougardy to the newly created role of director of consulting services.
IMG has unveiled the Football Greats Alliance, a new agency to manage the collective marketing and licensing rights of retired National Football League players.
Authentic Brands Group’s Hart Schaffner Marx menswear brand, has partnered with Autism Workforce to understand, work with and hire teenagers and adults with autism.
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