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As the licensing industry gathers in Sao Paulo for Expo Licensing Brasil, License! Global has tapped several top executives to provide insights on how they’re growing their brands internationally.
Happy Toon World, a U.S.-based entertainment company consisting of 75 junior versions of famous characters, has appointed V.I.P. Entertainment & Merchandising to exclusively represent its characters for licensing in German-speaking markets.
Exhibitors have until Sept. 2 to submit Brand Licensing Europe news.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association will head into September with a trio of webinars focusing on several of the hottest topics in licensing.
The Infinity Group have appointed U.K.-based licensing agency Mandarin Licensing to represent them in the country for their heritage sportswear and active lifestyle brand, Le Tigre.
The Endemol Shine Group has launched a new game studio and publishing label, titled Good Catch.
Turner Asia Pacific has selected Eric Lee to lead its growing location-based entertainment business for the region, effective immediately.
As the National Football League prepares to kick off the 2016-17 season, Natara Holloway of the NFL shares how the organization has changed its merchandising initiatives based on its consumers’ needs.
Character World has appointed Tony Lewis to the role of U.K. sales director.
NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast, has completed its acquisition of DreamWorks Animation for approximately $3.8 billion.
CPLG has appointed Virginie Kleinclaus-Renard as the new managing director of CPLG France, reporting directly to CPLG chief executive officer Peter Byrne.
Classic character Garfield is traveling the globe with new promotions and merchandise in China, Japan, Brazil and a host of other regions around the world.
Lifestyle retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors has named former Meijer executive James Kevin Symancyk as president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 2.
NBC has ordered 10 episodes of a new game show based on the popular app "QuizUp."
Imperial Toy, manufacturer of licensed and non-licensed bubbles, seasonal products and novelty toys, has appointed Tim Nolan to president.
Zodiak Kids has pre-sold its new animated series "Floogals" to Discovery Kids (Latin America), TVO & Knowledge Network (Canada), Hop! Channel (Israel) and Spectrum Film (Indonesia).
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is now seeking licensees for its upcoming new video game brand "Horizon Zero Dawn."
Universal Partnerships & Licensing is highlighting the hit films Minions and Jurassic World, as well as the upcoming The Secret Life of Pets this year at BLE.
License! Global magazine is thrilled to announce the inaugural NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing, set for March 1–2, 2016.
OiDroids was named the winner of the License This! competition for new creative concepts at Brand Licensing Europe Thursday as the trade show rounded out its 17th year.
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