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.
Licensing Expo will feature 150 new exhibitors at this year's show including A&E, the MLB Players Association, Nintendo, YouTube, the Royal Ballet and more.
Sixteen new licensees for Shopkins, ABG takes on the Michael Jackson brand and dELIA*s plot its return … these are the stories that shaped the week of April 27.
SCE Group has tapped the licensing and marketing firm Idea Patch to launch a full-scale lifestyle brand inspired by the New York adult nightclub Sin City Cabaret.
Brand Licensing Europe has launched The BLE Blog, which will feature insights and opinions on the European licensing sector.
Percy3D’s PercyVites has hired Joshua Levy as vice president of sales and marketing.
Authentic Brands Group has partnered with the Estate of Michael Jackson to build new endorsements and consumer products for The King of Pop's brand.
U.S.-based licensing agency Fermata Partners has added five new football clubs to the growing roster of international soccer teams it represents in North America.
Voting for the annual LIMA awards is now open for members of the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association.
FremantleMedia North America chief executive officer Thom Beers will step down as CEO when his contract with the company concludes this summer.
Brandgenuity has appointed independent licensing company Rocket as the pan-European agent for Gas Monkey Garage brand.
Gregg Steinhafel is stepping down from his positions as president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors at Target.
Withit Licensing has appointed Denise Deane as design and development manager for the brands in its art and lifestyle portfolio.
Apparel wholesaler Mad Engine has acquired the Toronto, Canada-based sourcing company Xtreme Worldwide.
Rovio Entertainment is building up its Consumer Products Licensing unit with a ew group of seasoned executives.
Lawless Entertainment has appointed Paris-based The Agency to represent the Suzy’s Zoo brand in France and Benelux for licensing.
Zodiak Media has appointed former ITV Studios Global Entertainment executive Jean-Philippe Randisi as CEO of Zodiak Kids.
Brand Licensing Europe is looking to build on the success of last year’s showwith new brands and by adding to its roster of unique show features.
The story behind brand licensing stars Debra Joester and Joanne Loria of The Joester Loria Group, who are honored this month with LIMA’s Hall of Fame distinction.
FremantleMedia North America has been named as the licensing agent for the multiple Emmy Award-winning show, “Deadliest Catch.”
Bulldog Licensing Inc, the new U.S. arm of British agent Bulldog Licensing Ltd, s exhibiting at Licensing Expo for the first time this year.
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