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Yankee Publishing has tapped Brentwood Licensing to expand the licensing program for the Old Farmer’s Almanac brand.
Target has promoted Rick Gomez to the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film have appointed former DreamWorks Animation executive Jim Fielding to head its consumer products and innovation division.
Grant Gie has joined Sambro as commercial director in order to further drive the company’s continued growth and development.
For the first time in 25 years, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has selected three industry executives to join the Licensing Hall of Fame this year.
Thomas Tull has stepped down from his position as CEO of Legendary Entertainment and will assume the role of founding chairman, effective immediately.
NBCUniveral has named Deirdre Brennan as general manager of Sprout, the company’s 24-hour preschool network.
Rocket Licensing, a U.K.-based licensing agency, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Authentic Brands Group has appointed Movantia, a brand licensing agency located in Bologna, Italy, to serve as its non-exclusive lead agency for its global brand portfolio in Europe.
Rainbow has appointed Giochi Preziosi as the pan-European master toy licensee for its new “Regal Academy” brand.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, in partnership with DC Entertainment, is taking to the skies with a superhero showcase at both the International Toy Fair Nuremberg.
DHX Brands is expanding its global presence with three key hires across its Los Angeles and London offices.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Sony Creative Products as the Japanese licensing agent for the Strawberry Shortcake brand.
In honor of season five of “The Voice France,” TF1 Licenses and Shine 360° have added multiple licensees to the show’s arsenal.
Nitro Circus has partnered with its co-founder Travis Pastrana, making Pastrana a fully sponsored Nitro Circus athlete and giving the company exclusive branding rights to his headwear and apparel.
Playmates Toys, the global master toy partner for Cartoon Network’s “Ben 10,” has appointed the Giochi Preziosi Group as the pan European marketing and distribution partner for its upcoming “Ben 10” product range.
Talent agency Don Buchwald & Associates is diversifying its business by building out its digital and branded lifestyle department through three new agent appointments.
Boat Rocker Brands, a division of Boat Rocker Media, and its exclusive licensing agent Brands with Influence have signed four new licensees for the tween series “The Next Step.”
Studio 100 International has appointed Brand4Rent as the Russian licensing agent for its “Maya the Bee” brand across all Russian territories.
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