In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
Parragon, a division of DC Thomson, has reorganized its business into two new divisions–Parragon Publishing and Parragon International.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its annual global networking party at Brand Licensing Europe, which will take place on the second day of the show, Oct. 8.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has secured a $2 million revolving line of credit with SunTrust Banks to finance future growth.
Smiley has made two new executive appointments–David Fox as head of design and Salvatore Zingrillo as global brand director of fashion.
Genius Brands International announced that Lloyd Mintz has been appointed to the role of vice president of consumer products.
Apparel was front-of-mind this week as the semi-annual MAGIC Market Week trade show took place in Las Vegas, Nev.
Bioworld Merchandising is unveiling a new range of apparel for beer brands Corona Extra and Modelo Especial this week at MAGIC Market Week in Las Vegas, Nev.
Outfit7 has partnered with SuperAwesome's Future8 Awards for digital creators to exclusively sponsor the mobile app category.
The Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association U.K. has debuted the new U.K. Rising Stars Award.
Independent licensing agency JELC has signed on to represent the new girls’ brand concept iDoo-B-Doo.
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.
Art brand Crowded Teeth from creator Michelle Romo debuted at Licensing Expo this week with new art, designs and characters known as Cute Friends.
Sequential Brands Group has bought Galaxy Brand Holdings for $100 million in cash, acquiring four consumer brands.
Rick Van Brimmer of Ohio State University has been elected to succeed Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan as chairman of the board of LIMA.
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