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.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
Tech toys and licensed lines stole the show at this year's U.K. Toy Fair, which took place last week in London.
In April, art licensing agency MHS Licensing will celebrate its 20th anniversary and in anticipation of the event the firm has launched an enhanced website.
Video and social gaming executive Steven Chiang has been named to the board of The Topps Company.
FremantleMedia has increased its stake in Europe's No. 1 multi-channel network Divimove, making Fremantle the majority shareholder.
DreamWorks Animation is restructuring its feature animation business, reducing its annual output from three films to two in an effort to drive profitability.
U.K. royalty auditing firm 360 Audit has made a number of new hires in order to expand its business operations into new territories.
Fashion and accessories designer, licensor and licensee Vince Camuto died Wednesday at the age of 78 after a battle with cancer.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
Random House Enterprises is launching Matt Sewell's Birds at BLE, with Sewell, renowned for his bird illustrations, painting live at the publisher's stand.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has signed a number of new deals for its superhero preschool series "Tree Fu Tom."
The winner of the License This! competition for new creative concepts was chosen Thursday in front of a live judging panel on the last day of Brand Licensing Europe.
The Jim Henson Company unveiled its new live-action preschool series, “Hi Opie!” at MIPJunior and MIPCOM this week in Cannes, France.
Publishing brand Belle & Boo has appointed Alicom as its licensing agent in the Nordics.
Australian automaker GM Holden has appointed TPF as the global licensing agent for its stable of brands including Holden, Holden Special Vehicles and the Holden Racing Team.
The Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association will provide licensing advice at the Children’s Media Conference’s new CMC Rights Exchange event.
The Toy Industry Association has launched The Genius of Play, a collaborative educational campaign that spotlights the role of toys in a child’s healthy development.
Start Licensing has signed on to represent the Brand Licensing Europe License This! finalist "Chef & Sue," a weekly comic strip that appears in the newspaper Waitrose.
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