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 Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair, taking place now in Nuremberg, Germany, has announced the four winners of its annual ToyAward.
Meredith has acquired Shape magazine and plans to combine Shape magazine with its own health and wellness publication Fitness.
U.K. licensing executives Anthony Temple (Rainbow Designs), Alicia Davenport (DRi) and Stephen Gould (CPLG) have organized a Miffy & Friends Charity Cycling Challenge.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
Simba Toys has been named as the official toy partner for the modeling competition "Germany's Next Top Model," it was announced today from the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
BurdaIntermedia Merchandising has been appointed as the German licensing agent for the U.K. preschool brand Deer Little Forest.
On Thursday, licensing professionals will host a series of discussions on the connection between licensing and toys at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair Germany.
For the first time in the brand’s 56-year history, Barbie is pulling out a cape and mask and transforming into a modern day superhero.
Witty Toys, a Rainbow Group company, has launched a new range of Winx Club dolls today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
Euromonitor International will discuss findings in its research into the traditional toys and games industry today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany.
Hoho Rights announced a series of new overseas sales for its preschool property “Cloudbabies,” at NATPE Miami.
Boutique agencies Synergy Licensing and The Brand Liaison have formed a new collaboration.
The Boy Scouts of America has appointed Iris Houston to its supply group retail business development department as a licensing specialist.
Acquisitions, challenges at retail and global expansion all defined the major headlines for the brand licensing sector in 2013, and it will be much of the same this year.
Scholastic Media licensees are showcasing a plethora of new product for the kids’ publisher’s brands this week at the New York Toy Fair.
Rainbow has added a new Nordic licensing agent–Screening Agency, to the global network representing its girls’ brand Winx Club.
Women in Toys honored its 2014 Wonder Women Tuesday with executives from Mattel, Hasbro and Rovio taking home prizes.
Planeta Junior has taken on the animated TV series “Nutri Ventures,” which promotes healthy eating habits, for TV rights, licensing and merchandising.
Studio 100 International has appointed ABC Licensing to represent its flagship brand, Maya the Bee, in Australia and New Zealand.
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
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