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.
Color experts Pantone will showcase their new menswear collection this week at MAGIC.
Gaumont International Television and NBCUniversal have appointed Evolution USA as the global licensing agency for the TV series “Hannibal.”
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
SEGA Europe is strengthening its presence in Iberia with the appointment of two new licensing agents in the region for Sonic the Hedgehog.
Owain Walbyoff, former commercial director of Endemol Games, has been promoted to managing director.
King Digital Entertainment, maker of the game app and licensed brand Candy Crush, launched its IPO Wednesday.
Ship & Duck, an online marketplace for brands, licensors and licensees, has refined its platform and rebranded it The Licensing Marketplace.
Former Disney Store and Claire’s executive James D. Fielding has joined AwesomenessTV as global head of consumer products and retail.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
BBC Worldwide has made new senior hires across business development, legal and finance for its Asia division.
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