In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
Lionsgate has named Kerry Phelan, to the newly created position of executive vice president of global franchise management and strategic partnerships.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced the four finalists of its License This! competition for new creative concepts.
1,400 retailers, licensees, licensors and suppliers gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London Tuesday for The Licensing Awards.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Ananey as its new consumer products agent in Israel.
Jetpack Distribution will represent TV and licensing rights for Guru Studio’s preschool show “Justin Time” across Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
All-American Licensing and Management Group has signed on to represent the sports apparel brand PoloGear in North America.
With a combined 35 years of licensing experience, two industry professionals have created a new consulting firm Ideaologie.
The Toy Industry Foundation announced that $100 million worth of toys and games was distributed to children in need since their Toy Bank program was founded.
Bright Star Characters has appointed Just Licensing Australia to represent its Popcorn the Bear brand for licensing in Australia and New Zealand.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent De Agostini’s girls’ TV series “Camilla Store” for licensing in Italy.
GD Entertainment Fund has signed its first multi-project deal to co-finance a slate of original Imira Entertainment programming.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named as the licensing agency for fashion designer and artist Robin Zingone.
John Hart Studios has tapped licensing professional Brad Bushell to develop a program for its classic comic strips.
Imperial War Museums is preparing for the Centenary of the First World War with a range of opportunities for licensees at BLE.
King Features Syndicate and Chupa Chups are planning a Betty Boop x Chupa Chups crossover brand.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA announced a multi-year partnership with the NBA Wednesday at Brand Licensing Europe.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has added a slew of new licensees for its action property Slugterra in Italy, Latin America, Russia, Turkey, Israel and South Africa.
Eight hundred industry leaders joined Kids In Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers for their annual fundraising gala on Nov. 6.
Endemol North America has appointed Will Keenan as president of its new digital video venture Endemol Beyond USA.
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