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.
Spin Master has filed a civil lawsuit in California to stop the manufacture and sale of Stafly toys, which it claims infringe on its Flutterbye toy.
Tinderbox and 5th Wave Brands, have joined forces to develop a consumer products program for the award-winning game app, “Badland.”
The Country Music Association will present Kellie Pickler as the special guest performer at the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party.
Dimensional Branding Group will represent the iconic character King Kong as part of DeVito ArtWorks’ property King Kong of Skull Island.
Jim Benton has tapped Striker Entertainment to represent his publishing brand It’s Happy Bunny for licensing.
DreamWorks Animation has appointed Saban Brands Israel as its consumer products licensing agent in Israel.
Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions has appointed its subsidiary, Viz Media, to handle the merchandising of the anime brand Doraemon in the Americas.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to develop a program for the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
LIMA has assembled a robust roster of Licensing University sessions for this year’s Licensing Expo.
Friendly Family Productions has appointed Metrostar to develop a licensing program for the Little House on the Prairie brand in the U.K. and Ireland
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