The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
FremantleMedia has increased its stake in Europe's No. 1 multi-channel network Divimove, making Fremantle the majority shareholder.
DreamWorks Animation is restructuring its feature animation business, reducing its annual output from three films to two in an effort to drive profitability.
U.K. royalty auditing firm 360 Audit has made a number of new hires in order to expand its business operations into new territories.
Fashion and accessories designer, licensor and licensee Vince Camuto died Wednesday at the age of 78 after a battle with cancer.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
The oldest symphony orchestra in the country, the New York Philharmonic, has appointed Remarkable Brands as its worldwide licensing agent.
U.K. parenting website Netmums unveiled its picks for the top five toys on display at U.K. Toy Fair this week.
Warren Clamen has joined Marquee Brands' board of directors as an independent director and special advisor to the brand management company.
Big Tent Entertainment has hired Tami Thosath as manager of business development.
Retail sales of toys in the U.S. generated $18.08 billion in 2014 compared to $17.46 billion in 2013, an increase of 4 percent, according to the NPD Group.
FremantleMedia International announced a series of programming sales in Latin America that were made at the NATPE Miami market.
Endemol North America announced a new deal with rapper Pitbull to develop and produce content for TV and digital at NATPE Miami Monday.
Global energy company Shell has signed on as the headline sponsor of the new Motorsports Café feature area at Licensing Expo 2014.
Studio 100 has appointed Tim Brooke-Hunt as president of the board of Flying Bark Productions in Australia.
Acamar Films has tapped The Licensing Company to rep its upcoming TV show, “Bing Bunny."
Dark Horse and HBO Global Licensing have revealed the next releases in their line of Game of Thrones collectible figures.
MEGA Brands and Ubisoft are teaming to create a new line of collector construction sets based on “Assassin’s Creed.”
CBS Consumer Products is expanding its Star Trek program into new categories including golf and office accessories and souvenirs.
Facebook has acquired the cross-platform mobile messaging company WhatsApp for approximately $16 billion.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
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