The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is the leading trade organization for the industry, and in 2015, it marks a milestone anniversary.
Full Colour Black has secured the exclusive worldwide licensing and product rights to 72, previously unavailable Bob Marley images from a 1975 London concert.
Licensor Perry Ellis International has unveiled a leadership succession plan that will see founder and CEO George Feldenkreis step down after 50 years leading the company.
Herb Scannell has decided to step down as president of BBC Worldwide North America, with Ann Sarnoff, currently COO of the division, set to take over the role.
Licensing agency the JRL Group has been selected to represent Estwing Tools, best known for its line of solid steel hammers.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointment veteran executive and producer Martha Sepulveda as director of development and production, kids and family entertainment.
VIZ Media has named Brad Woods as its chief marketing officer.
Ascena Retail Group and Ann Taylor have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Ascena will acquire the women’s retailer for cash and stock.
Licensing Expo will feature more than 1,800 brands from the consumer goods and lifestyle categories when it takes place June 9-11 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Playboy opened the doors of its newest brand extension, a West Hollywood lounge called Bar Fifty-Three, Thursday night in a launch event that showcased the brand's new positioning.
New NFLPI licensees, entertainment brands line up for Licensing Expo; and Nickelodeon's "Blaze" arrives at Toys 'R' Us ... this is the news that shaped the week of May 11.
Jihee Nam has been named vice president and general manager for Nickelodeon Networks Australia and New Zealand.
BRB Internacional will showcase a host of new offerings at the upcoming NATPE Europe.
Home fashion and lifestyle brand Designers Guild has appointed the newly created London licensing agency Bloom to represent its brand.
Kidrobot has appointed licensing agencies JLK Brand and memBrain Licensing to jointly manage the licensing program for its character brand Yummy World.
Hoho Rights has appointed The Serenata Group to represent its preschool property Toddler Time in the U.S. and Canada.
Design brand Rinekwall is the winner of the first-ever One to Watch contest for new Licensing Expo exhibitors.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing is broadening its oversight to include consumer products for the NBC network and Sprout globally.
VidCon, the multi-genre online video convention held annually in Southern California since 2010, took place last week in Anaheim, Calif.
Saban Brands has appointed Kendall Doty as the company’s new vice president of digital.
ZM Capital and former DHX Media principal Neil Court have made an equity investment in the Canadian children's production company 9 Story.
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