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.
NATPE and the CEA presented the findings of the second part of their research study on second-screen usage among TV audiences at NATPE Monday.
Cottage Life Media has appointed The Licensing Shop to build a lifestyle consumer products program for its brand.
More than 76,000 professionals from 112 countries traveled to Nuremberg, Germany, for the largest ever Spielwarenmesse toy fair last week.
DreamWorks Animation’s CEO and director Jeffrey Katzenberg is slated to give the opening keynote address on the first day of Licensing Expo, June 17.
The Hong Kong International Licensing Show, which was held Jan. 6-8, featured more than 200 exhibitors and 600 licensed brands.
Playmates Toys is set to introduce an all-new line for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles inspired by Nickelodeon's CG-animated show.
Bandai has introduced a robust portfolio of branded entertainment toys for both boys and girls this week at New York Toy Fair.
With MAGIC in full swing, License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
A swath of big-brand companies are already slated to exhibit at Brand Licensing Europe this year, which will return to London’s Olympia Oct. 7-9.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
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