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.
The joint venture between 21st Century Fox's Shine Group and Apollo Global Management's Endemol and Core Media Group has launched.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
The Light Fund, the U.K.'s charitable body for the licensing industry, has named 16 beneficiaries for the more than £90,000 it raised in 2014.
In an effort to continue growth, Brand Castle, a licensee for branded baking kits, has named John Brandley as senior vice president, sales.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
Guru Studio has appointed Small Screen Distribution to manage all TV and home entertainment rights in Asia for its current series.
Saban Brands has appointed former Iconix Brand Group executive David Zolot as senior vice president of corporate development for its new lifestyle unit.
Brand development and licensing agency Carmella Johns Unlimited has appointed Segal Licensing to represent the lifestyle brand Ragnar in Canada.
VIMN has named Larissa Zagustin as senior vice president and general counsel for its brands and businesses in LatAm, Canada and the U.S. Hispanic market.
Rubie’s Canada has named Robert Bauer as director of sales. Bauer will oversee sales for the company’s independent accounts in Canada.
SEGA Corporation has taken on its first client as a merchandising agent–Lima Sky’s game app, “Doodle Jump.”
Waterproof case maker LifeProof has unveiled a new line of iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s cases featuring licensor Realtree’s camouflage patterns.
This year’s annual NRF conference and expo, held earlier this week in New York City, heavily focused on omni-channel retailing, customer engagement and data mining.
Las Vegas’ Bellagio Resort & Casino has hired All-American Licensing & Management Group to develop a licensing program in the U.S.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has launched a new campaign aimed at tackling the problem of counterfeit goods.
Beanstalk has promoted 19-year company veteran Allison Ames to president.
ABC Studios has appointed Knockout Licensing to launch and manage the licensing program for its “Nashville” television show.
Studio 100 has appointed former BBC Worldwide executive Tom Reding to head its newly launched digital division in the role of digital director.
From the skyrocketing success of digital-first properties to major shifts in the television landscape to big name brand acquisitions, here is the news that shaped 2013.
An exclusive look at how Disney Consumer Products is leveraging new content to capture a greater share of the lucrative boys’ market worldwide.
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