With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
License! Global is now calling for submissions for the exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
Ludorum has appointed Licensing Street as its U.S. licensing consultant for the preschool show “Chuggington.”
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
Bioworld Merchandising is setting its sights on the children’s market with the acquisition of Nolan Glove Co.
Reeder Brand Management will represent the brand of the late Chris Farley for licensing.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
Planeta Junior has appointed Diego Ibáñez to the newly created role of international commercial director.
The Joester Loria Group has announced three new promotions in sales and brand management.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Carolann Dunn to the newly created role of executive director of hard goods for Peanuts Worldwide and Iconix Entertainment.
CPLG has bolstered its U.K. licensing team with the appointment of Hannah Laird in the newly created position of sales director.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for the new children’s property Raising Maddie.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to represent The Beatrix Girls doll brand.
Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe 2013, with 200 top companies already signed up to exhibit.
Lawless Entertainment has signed on to represent the upcoming kids film The Hero of Color City.
Perpetual Licensing and J.A. Roth & Associates have merged their operations in a new strategic partnership.
Mattel has restructured its European consumer products team to align its strategy across the region.
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