Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Saban Brands has appointed Corus Entertainment's Nelvana to represent the Power Rangers brand for licensing in France.
British soccer team Liverpool FC has appointed Fermata Partners to expand its brand in North America.
Mercis has appointed CPLG Nordic and CPLG Central and Eastern Europe to represent its brands, which include the classic Dick Bruna character Miffy.
m4e AG has appointed the Paris-based licensing agency Planeta Junior to represent its TV series “Tip the Mouse” in France, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
Mattel has unveiled new publishing plans at the Bologna Children's Book Fair including a renewed focus on Barbie story-telling and digital publishing.
San-X is taking the Asian character Rilakkuma global with new international licensing agents and licensees.
Popular YouTube personality, fashion designer and influencer Bethany Mota will deliver The Big Interview keynote address at Licensing Expo, June 9.
Rainbow is highlighting its top brands including "Winx Club" and "Mia and me" at both the Bologna Licensing Trade Fair and the Bologna Children’s Book Fair this week.
Viz Media Europe has acquired the rights to the Japanese brand "Yo-Kai Watch" for TV, home entertainment/VOD, licensing and merchandising in Europe, Russia and Africa.
Dublin-based animation studio Geronimo has tapped Brands with Influence to manage the licensing program for its new preschool series "Nelly and Nora."
Planeta Junior will highlight three of its top kids’ series, as well as its new distribution partnership with DreamWorks this week at MIPTV.
Screen Media Ventures is bringing its free streaming service Popcorflix to France and Germany.
TF1 has renewed Tele Images’ animated series “The Ranch” for a second season, and, in conjunction, is planning a comprehensive licensing program.
DreamWorks Animation is expanding its partnership with licensing agency Compañía Panamericana de Licencias to Brazil.
The U.S.-based non-profits Kids In Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers have successfully completed their merger.
Brix 'N Clix is refuting the allegations made by Spin Master in a civil lawsuit filed last month over the Flutterbye Flying Fairy toy.
Chinese brands are expanding internationally at a rapidly growing pace, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters CompuMark.
Licensing agencies Perryscope and Epic Rights have been named to jointly manage a global program for the Woodstock brand.
A record number of retailers are taking part in Brand Licensing Europe’s 2014 Retail Mentoring Programme.
Friendly Family Productions has appointed Knockout Licensing to represent the Little House on the Prairie brand in the U.S. and Canada.
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