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.
Bulldog Licensing has promoted Vicky Hill to the role of licensing manager.
Frank Blake, former chief executive officer and current chairman of The Home Depot, has been named the 2015 recipient of the National Retail Federation’s Gold Medal Award.
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.
C&A Licensing is unveiling new Polaroid products at CES this week including plans for a new social instant camera.
The German kids’ channel Super RTL is taking on the licensing and merchandising of several DreamWorks Animations franchises in the region.
In a recent global survey of its members, LIMA found that 81 percent of respondents expect their licensing business to grow this year.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has appointed Gina Collins as chief marketing officer and brand bear.
Licensing Expo and MAGIC Market Week have announced a new collaboration to cross-promote attendance at their two complementary trade events.
The Beverly Hills Country Club has appointed KT Licensing to build a licensing program for the brand in Greater China.
Tails of Whimsy has teamed up with All Art Licensing and Think Tank Emporium to bring his new property BrokenHeart Pets to the page and the screen.
Planeta Junior and DreamWorks Animation has signed a multi-year TV distribution and licensing deal across Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey.
Despite frigid temperatures, more than 30,000 people are expected to attend the 111th American International Toy Fair.
Schleich has taken Snoopy all around New York City in the last few days to celebrate its upcoming Peanuts product line.
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