Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
Viz Media Europe has appointed three new directors.
Hasbro has promoted John Frascotti to the newly created position of president, Hasbro Brands.
Two former Mattel and Spin Master execs have joined the team of the newly launched sports and entertainment brand–Day 6 Sports Group.
Vme Media and BRB Internacional will now reach local Hispanic audiences in the U.S., in a deal made at this year’s MIPCOM.
Fashion legwear and sleepwear brand Hue has tapped Beanstalk as its licensing agent.
Brand owners, game developers, entertainment and media executives, producers and licensing professionals are gearing up for the Digital Kids Summit.
Publishing brand Belle & Boo has appointed Alicom as its licensing agent in the Nordics.
CITV has greenlit an additional 13 episodes of Platinum Films' “Matt Hatter Chronicles.”
Little Airplane Productions has teamed up with Chinese production studio UYoung to create a new animated property for older preschoolers “P.King Duckling."
Genius Brands International is continuing to expand the reach of its series, “Secret Millionaires Club,” “Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab” and movie Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 (Slam 7).
Safety science company UL will host a Licensing Industry Open Day Nov. 21 at its new facility in Berkshire, England.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Wolfgang Link as president of Toys ‘R’ Us Europe and Jacobo Caller as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia.
LIMA China has selected 29 nominees from six award categories as nominees for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.
Rovio Entertainment has appointed Megalicense to represent licensing and retail initiatives for its Angry Birds brand in Russia.
Platinum Films has appointed Haven Licensing to represent its boys’ adventure series, “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in Australia and New Zealand.
Carlos Alberini has resigned from his position as co-CEO of Restoration Hardware Holdings in order to lead Lucky Brand.
License! Global is hosting a free seminar at the Asian Licensing Conference in Hong Kong Jan. 7–“Learn How to Assess Branded Value and Protect Intellectual Property.”
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, and KD Interactive are showcasing their new 7-inch LTE tablet (a.k.a. phone) at the Consumer Electronics Show.
The U.K.’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution has appointed global licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent it worldwide.
Following a 1 percent decline in the U.K. toy sector in 2013, this year will see a turnaround and even moderate growth.
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