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 Collegiate Licensing Company (an affiliate of IMG College) has locked up yet another university partnership.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Apparel trade show organizer Bread & Butter has filed for bankruptcy just days after canceling its January 2015 show.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
The joint venture between 21st Century Fox's Shine Group and Apollo Global Management's Endemol and Core Media Group has launched.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
The Light Fund, the U.K.'s charitable body for the licensing industry, has named 16 beneficiaries for the more than £90,000 it raised in 2014.
In an effort to continue growth, Brand Castle, a licensee for branded baking kits, has named John Brandley as senior vice president, sales.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
Belkin and Jarden Consumer Solutions have debuted the new Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker, which can be controlled through a smartphone.
Hit Entertainment has appointed Kate Schlomann as vice president of global brand management.
Li & Fung has acquired brand licensing agency The Licensing Company, License! Global has learned.
Coolabi has picked Character Options to be the master toy partner for its upcoming remake of the classic British animated series “Clangers.”
Entertainment One and the recently launched El Rey Network have signed an exclusive worldwide television distribution agreement.
Anita Gatto has joined Entertainment One Licensing’s pop culture and lifestyle division in the newly created role of vice president of marketing.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group will continue to represent the 600-year-old Scottish golf course complex St Andrews Links until 2018.
Zodiak Kids has appointed MBC3 (part of MBC Group) to represent its preschool series “Tickety Toc” in the Middle East and North Africa.
Centerstage Brands International has tapped Univision Communications to license the late Latin American movie star Pedro Infante in the U.S.
Discovery Communications is displaying new product for the Discovery Kids, TLC, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel brands at Toy Fair this week.
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