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.
Zodiak Americas has re-branded its Zodiak USA division as Zodiak Los Angeles and appointed Tony Yates as CEO.
CreaCon Group has appointed 20TOO to represent its preschool series “City of Friends” in the Middle East.
MIPCOM has named chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its 2013 Personality of the Year.
Brand Licensing Europe is kicking off its 15th event with a new show layout and more focused brand presentation for attendees.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is organizing the first ever LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.
ITV is focusing on four of its major properties at BLE–Cut the Rope, Matt Hatter Chronicles, Babar and the Classic Thunderbirds.
Sanrio has partnered with the Designers Guild in the U.K. to launch an exclusive collaborative collection featuring Hello Kitty.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA announced the recipients of its first inaugural Golden Bunny Awards Wednesday.
Planeta Junior has renewed its contract to represent selected works from the photographer Bernard of Hollywood.
The NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group has acquired full ownership of the 24-hour preschool network Sprout.
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