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.
The global private investment firm TPG has acquired a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil in a move to grow the 30-year-old live entertainment brand.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced a raft of new prizes for the winner of this year’s License This! competition, which opens for entries today.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for Poby’s Adventures, a book-based property targeted to preschool children.
Global merchandising and brand management company Epic Rights has promoted Lisa Streff to executive vice president of global licensing.
Warner Bros. Records has made two promotions in its brand partnerships and Creative Synch Licensing team.
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Actress, model and philanthropist Lisa Ray has gathered a management team and created Lisa Ray Worldwide to build her lifestyle brand.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent Motion Pictures' new series "Pumpkin Reports" in Spain, Portugal, France, Greece, Turkey and Eastern Europe.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to represent the new entertainment brand Mulligan.
Home shopping network Evine Live has appointed Penny Burnett as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer.
DHX Media has renewed its deal with BBC Worldwide Asia to represent “Teletubbies” and “In the Night Garden” in China.
Drexel University has extended its partnership with The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College.
Monday, May 12 is the last day for exhibitors to submit news for the exclusive Licensing Expo Show Dailies.
License! Global has a preview of the exhibitors and the wide breadth of brands and properties they represent attendees can expect to find at Licensing Expo 2014.
The Canadian Toy Association and the U.S.-based Toy Industry Association have entered into a new affiliation agreement.
Branding and licensing company Epic Rights has been named as the global licensing agent for contemporary artist Gary Baseman.
Beth Franklin has joined Jewel Branding & Licensing as director of licensing.
Independent licensing agency JELC has appointed JTL licensing to serve as the Greek sub-agent for the iDoo-B-Doo brand.
American Greetings Properties has promoted three of its licensing executives and welcomed a new hire.
DreamWorks Animation has hired Justin Pertschuk and Mimi Slavin to join its marketing team as head of digital marketing and head of global promotions respectively.
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