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.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball and Room on the Broom were among the winner at the tenth British Animation Awards.
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.
Shine America has tapped Brand Central as the exclusive licensing agency for its series “MasterChef.”
“The WotWots” is continuing its expansion into Europe with the addition of new licensing agents in Germany and Turkey,.
DRi Licensing has appointed Charlotte Wallace as brand manager to focus on retail development, brand management and sales.
License! Global has extended the deadline for op 125 Global Licensors submissions to Wednesday.
U.K. confectionery licensee Bon Bon Buddies has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International trade.
The ASPCA has named Matthew E. Bershadker as its new president and chief executive officer.
Early Bird Licensing has signed on to represent the soccer brand Paris Saint Germain in the Nordic market.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has appointed Haven Licensing to represent is brands in Australia and New Zealand.
The Brand Liaison has been appointed to represent artist and designer Debra Valencia.
Producers Peter Curtis and Nick Barrington have created the new kids’ entertainment company Nurture Rights.
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