In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
With a combined 35 years of licensing experience, two industry professionals have created a new consulting firm Ideaologie.
The Toy Industry Foundation announced that $100 million worth of toys and games was distributed to children in need since their Toy Bank program was founded.
Bright Star Characters has appointed Just Licensing Australia to represent its Popcorn the Bear brand for licensing in Australia and New Zealand.
Jam Brands, in collaboration with Copyrights Group, will launch a licensing program for the lifestyle magazine Jits at Brand Licensing Europe next month.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
Richard Goldsmith has been given an expanded role at the Jim Henson Company as executive vice president of global distribution and international consumer products.
Redibra has appointed P&L Global Network as the exclusive licensing agency for Gallina Pintadita for several Latin American countries.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has announced a series of promotions and new hires.
K and K Promotions has entered into a representation agreement with Network Entertainment and Reeder Brand Management for the Evel Knievel brand.
Vince Klaseus will join Universal Pictures as president of the newly created brand development division.
The American animal photography brand Wild-Side launched its latest collection– Little Stars–at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Nottingham Forest has appointed Copyright Licensing Agency to handle licensing for the animated feature film Foosball in MENA.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA is marking the growth of its licensing business in the Middle East at the Dubai Brand Licensing Fair.
Warner Bros. Records has added two new members to its Brand Partnerships & Commercial Licensing team.
Paws, Inc. has appointed P&L Global Network to serve as the exclusive licensing agency for Garfield for Mexico and Chile.
King Features, worldwide licensor of the Betty Boop and Popeye properties, has appointed Bradford License India as its agent in the region.
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and technology investing firm Silver Lake have acquired IMG Worldwide, creating the largest talent agency in the world.
Waterproof case maker LifeProof has unveiled a new line of iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s cases featuring licensor Realtree’s camouflage patterns.
This year’s annual NRF conference and expo, held earlier this week in New York City, heavily focused on omni-channel retailing, customer engagement and data mining.
Las Vegas’ Bellagio Resort & Casino has hired All-American Licensing & Management Group to develop a licensing program in the U.S.
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