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.
Warner Music Group has promoted Sara Nemerov to SVP and head of global consumer products and brand licensing.
Hoho Rights will launch its new girls’ fashion brand Mimi & Bibi at Brand Licensing Europe in London this October.
41 Entertainment has appointed MBC Licensing & Merchandising as its agent in MENA for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.
LIMA U.K. has opened advanced booking for members to reserve meeting space at the LIMA stand during BLE in October.
FunnyFlux Entertainment in South Korea, QianQi Animation in China and Little Airplane Productions in the U.S. have teamed up to debut “Super Wings!.”
Recreation vehicle expert Winnebago Industries has tapped tBrandgenuity as its exclusive licensing agent.
Fifth & Pacific Companies has sold the Juicy Couture brand to Authentic Brands Group for $195 million in cash.
Beanstalk is showcasing a range of new clients and its new digital division, Tinderbox, at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Zodiak Kids Consumer Products Paris has signed a publishing deal with Hachette Jeunesse for its new girls’ property Lolirock.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a series of new deals for properties including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora the Explorer.
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