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.
Global Pursuit has been named the exclusive licensing agent and promotions representative for the Albert Einstein brand in Asia.
Rapper 50 Cent’s SMS Audio unveiled a new line of limited edition Star Wars-branded headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.
The Asian Licensing Association hosted its annual Asian Licensing Awards event Jan. 7 during the Hong Kong Toys and Games Fair.
Starz will debut the new original drama series, "Power," starring rapper 50 Cent exclusively at MIPTV in April.
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, and Spain’s Reset TV have teamed up to develop a new musical competition format.
VIMN announced a raft of new free-to-air deals for Nickelodeon series in South America at the NATPE market, taking place this week in Miami, Fla.
Rainbow unveiled its new series of Winx Club dolls, Sirenix Fairy, from licensee Witty Toys at the Nuremberg Toy Fair last week in Germany.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to president of brand partnerships and franchise management.
Some of the best work in children’s television in 2013 was celebrated at Kidscreen Summit Tuesday in New York City.
Sesame Workshop has tapped TCG to create a new line of wooden toys featuring the characters of “Sesame Street.”
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