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.
Bulldog Licensing has been appointed to represent Chalk Bear, a new character studio set up by top U.K. artist Doug Hyde.
FremantleMedia North America has formed its own original digital content studio, Tiny Riot!.
Professional basketball player Jeremy Lin and his company JLIN Marketing have appointed Seltzer Licensing Group to represent its brands.
After a prominent career and many personal accomplishments in music merchandising, Dell Furano and Epic Rights are gearing up to produce another big hit.
Of the more than 400 companies exhibiting at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, Nev., this month, almost 150 are new to the show this year.
LIMA held its annual award ceremony last night, which honors and recognizes the top licensed properties, products and campaigns over the past year.
GfK, NPD Group and Planet Retail have all confirmed their return as Knowledge Partners for the Brand Licensing Europe event.
The National Retail Federation estimates that food sales will reach $6.2 billion ($68.16 per household) this Independence Day.
U.K. girl band The Tootsie Rollers has appointed Game of 2 Halves as its new licensing agent.
Genius Brands International has appointed industry veteran Stone Newman as president of global consumer products.
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