In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
Parragon, a division of DC Thomson, has reorganized its business into two new divisions–Parragon Publishing and Parragon International.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its annual global networking party at Brand Licensing Europe, which will take place on the second day of the show, Oct. 8.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has secured a $2 million revolving line of credit with SunTrust Banks to finance future growth.
Smiley has made two new executive appointments–David Fox as head of design and Salvatore Zingrillo as global brand director of fashion.
Genius Brands International announced that Lloyd Mintz has been appointed to the role of vice president of consumer products.
Apparel was front-of-mind this week as the semi-annual MAGIC Market Week trade show took place in Las Vegas, Nev.
Bioworld Merchandising is unveiling a new range of apparel for beer brands Corona Extra and Modelo Especial this week at MAGIC Market Week in Las Vegas, Nev.
Outfit7 has partnered with SuperAwesome's Future8 Awards for digital creators to exclusively sponsor the mobile app category.
Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Jill Offerman to lead Comedy Central brands internationally.
The Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory and investment firm, has appointed two new co-presidents of its retail division.
Egmont is bringing its international children's publishing activities together under a new management structure.
Celebrity and entertainment licensing agency RMI has signed on to represent the Irish YouTube-turned-movie comedy brand, The Hardy Bucks
The new startup TextPride aims to help brands and third-party messaging apps monetize mobile.
Endemol has invested $13 million in the social casino gaming company Plumbee, which creates free-to-play online and mobile games.
Global Pursuit has been named the exclusive licensing agent and promotions representative for the Albert Einstein brand in Asia.
Fitbit has announced a new partnership with fashion designer Tory Burch to create accessories for the company’s new wristband activity and sleep tracker, the Fitbit Flex.
DC Thomson has appointed License to PR as the specialist communications agency for its growing consumer products division.
Disney unveiled plans for the Cars: Fuel Your Fun U.K. retail and marketing campaign today at the U.K. Toy Fair in London
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