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.
Brand Brilliant Consulting has formed a strategic partnership with Simply Consulting Group, a retail firm that helps companies drive reatil performance.
Drew Sheinman has joined talent agency IMG as senior vice president of IMG Licensing.
Video personalization company Percy3D has hired two new employees to focus on the growing the firm's licensed content portfolio and driving business development.
Sony Music will co-host the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party and present popular girl group Fifth Harmony as the special guest performer.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, part of DHX Media, has extended its footprint in Europe with the opening of offices in the Nordics and Central and Eastern Europe.
Playboy continues to expand its brand worldwide with a host of new deals ranging from high-end apparel to branded skateboards.
All American Licensing & Management Group been appointed to develop a comprehensive licensing strategy for the Legendary Hatfield & McCoy Family brand.
Five iconic British institutions will be exhibiting at Licensing Expo this year for the first time including The Royal Ballet and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Maya Studio has appointed the IP management company Consumer Product Connection to develop a licensing program for its brands in Europe and the East.
DHX Brands has appointed Haven as the licensing agent for the all-new "Teletubbies" program in Australia and New Zealand.
Saban Brands has created a new internal global content distribution unit to support its worldwide growth and expanding portfolio.
Brands with Influence has signed on to manage the brand licensing of BBC Worldwide's tween/teen show "The Next Step."
Creative studio PowerStation Studios is offering one winner the chance to work with their creative team for one free day of studio time this week at BLE.
DHX Brands has unveiled the new preschool series "Twirlywoos," commissioned by CBeebies and being produced by DHX Media and Ragdoll Productions.
Turner Broadcasting has promoted Pierre Branco as vice president of Southern Europe and Africa and general manager for France, Portugal and Africa.
Planeta Junior and Studio 100 International have named Spanish toy manufacturer, Famosa as the worldwide master toy partner for the Heidi brand.
Little Airplane Productions has teamed up with Chinese production studio UYoung to create a new animated property for older preschoolers “P.King Duckling."
LIMA will host its next Executive Networking Breakfast in Los Angeles on Nov. 6 at the United Talent Agency headquarters.
Sanrio kicked off the first-ever Hello Kitty convention Thursday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles, Calif.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association has opened voting for the 2015 Asian Licensing Awards.
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