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.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball and Room on the Broom were among the winner at the tenth British Animation Awards.
License! Global is now calling for submissions for the exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
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.
Pacific Licensing Studio, the FIFA licensing agent in South East Asia, has appointed Dream Theatre as its sub-agent in India for the FIFA World Cup.
Rubicon Group Holding has appointed gaming industry veteran Jeff Nuzzi as its new director of digital media.
The British Olympic Association has appointed IMG Licensing to create a licensing program for its Team GB brand.
The Wish Factory has appointed Joel Naftelberg as the director of marketing.
Coolabi has appointed Naomi Dare to the new role of head of digital.
Image licensing agency Trunk Archive has signed on to represent Japanese photographer Mika Ninagawa.
The top 30 licensing agencies of 2012 ranked by retail sales of licensed product for they brands they represent.
Licensing firm Consumer Strategies has signed on to represent Food-ology: You Are How You Eat.
U.K. agency Bulldog Licensing is expanding into the U.S. with the launch of Bulldog Licensing Inc.
Kathy Ireland has announced a new collaboration with Royal Footwear & Accessories.
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