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.
The Collegiate Licensing Company (an affiliate of IMG College) has locked up yet another university partnership.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Apparel trade show organizer Bread & Butter has filed for bankruptcy just days after canceling its January 2015 show.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
The joint venture between 21st Century Fox's Shine Group and Apollo Global Management's Endemol and Core Media Group has launched.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
The Light Fund, the U.K.'s charitable body for the licensing industry, has named 16 beneficiaries for the more than £90,000 it raised in 2014.
In an effort to continue growth, Brand Castle, a licensee for branded baking kits, has named John Brandley as senior vice president, sales.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
WikiLeaks has discovered a new way to bring in revenue for its non-profit company, known for publishing classified documents–licensing.
Bioworld Merchandising is setting its sights on the children’s market with the acquisition of Nolan Glove Co.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for the Elaine Ryan Home Decorating Kit.
Iconix Brand Group has announced three key management changes.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed Anna Viola as senior licensing manager of hard lines.
Xcel Brands has acquired the Judith Ripka lifestyle brand, known for jewelry, for $22.5 million.
Viacom has appointed Maria Iregui as brand manager and senior vice president of programming and production for MTV Latin America.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
Three licensing executives conquered the London Marathon and raised more than £6,700 for The Light Fund.
American lifestyle brand Lands' End has named Steven Rado as senior vice president and chief marketing officer.
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