With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Ludorum has appointed Licensing Street as its U.S. licensing consultant for the preschool show “Chuggington.”
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
Bioworld Merchandising is setting its sights on the children’s market with the acquisition of Nolan Glove Co.
Reeder Brand Management will represent the brand of the late Chris Farley for licensing.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
The Copyrights Group has named Demi Patel to the newly created role of head of product development.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
Paul Haines, director of business development and licensing at Carte Blanche Group, is stepping down after 13 years with the company.
Jane Henson, wife and business partner of famed puppeteer Jim Henson, died in her Connecticut home on April 2 after a long battle with cancer.
Jeremy Padawer is joining Michael Rinzler as partner and co-president of Wicked Cool Toys.
Advanstar Licensing, in association with LIMA, will be holding an all-industry networking event at this year’s Licensing Expo.
Bubble Gum Interactive has appointed Virtual World Licensing and AT New Media to represent “Space Heroes Universe!.”
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named as the exclusive U.S. licensing agency for the character property Tired Ted.
Saban is reorganizing its businesses to accomodate its growth both domestically and abroad.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to represent the new girls’ entertainment concept, Magelica.
Maura Regan, SVP and GM of global consumer products for Sesame Workshop, was honored at the Women In Industry Luncheon Thursday.
Global Pursuit and United Talent Agency will co-create a licensing program for Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku brand in China.
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