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.
Disney joins DreamWorks' adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG, Nick gets ready to open its first-ever flagship store, licensees lineup for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron … these are the stories that shaped the week of April 20.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Antares Licensing to spearhead worldwide licensing efforts for its live-action kids' comedy "Max and Shred."
Little League Baseball and Softball has promoted three executives within its marketing department to focus on licensing and merchandising.
Authentic Brands Group has acquired Jones New York and appointed former PVH and LVMH executive Mark Weber to lead the brand's reboot.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products held its annual U.K. Achievement Awards Thursday in London to celebrate the top collaborations from the past year.
The Caleb Gray Studio has appointed Ideaologie to rep the artist's portfolio for licensing.
The U.K. licensing industry charity The Light Fund, is planning a number of new fundraising events, after raising more than £90,000 in 2014.
4K Media, a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, has named former Viacom executive Jonitha Keymoore as director of program sales.
Trade show veteran Kathy Ireland has teamed up with ExpoMarketing Group to help other businesspeople showcase their brands at trade events.
Cartoon Network Enterprises' "Ben 10" franchise won the award for Best Licensor of the Year in the entertainment category at the fourth annual Indian Retail and E-Retail Awards.
Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe, which will take place Oct. 7-9 at London’s Olympia exhibition hall.
Brandgenuity has launched the licensing program for Gas Monkey Garage, famous for fixing up and flipping hot rods, classic cars and motorcycles.
Among the executives that will be honored at the K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Women In Industry Luncheon is Patti Buckner of Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the exclusive North American licensing agent for Atlantyca Entertainment’s "Geronimo Stilton."
LIMA will present a range of seminars as part of its Licensing University program this year at Licensing Expo to help attendees develop winning retail initiatives.
Coolabi Group has inked deals with a trio of new partners for its preschool brand Poppy Cat.
DHX Media is bringing all of its licensing and merchandising activity together under a new dedicated consumer products arm–DHX Brands.
License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
This month, Discovery Communications is unveiling its new division–Discovery Consumer Products, which unites the company’s global licensing and merchandising businesses under one unit.
Canadian fashion designer Brian Bailey has appointed the Toronto-based agency The Licensing Shop to extend his brand.
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