The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting online entries for the 2015 Licensing Excellence Awards.
Carte Blanche Group has appointed Biplano to represent its classic Me to You property, and the brand's signature character, Tatty Teddy, in France.
Genius Brands International has appointed Jason Brumbaugh to the newly created position of vice president of digital.
Imports Dragon has hired Felipe Rojas to join its Montreal team as design manager.
Clipper Corp. has signed a licensing agreement with production company Notional to create a collection of kitchen products inspired by the cooking competition series "Chopped."
The Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair, taking place now in Nuremberg, Germany, has announced the four winners of its annual ToyAward.
Meredith has acquired Shape magazine and plans to combine Shape magazine with its own health and wellness publication Fitness.
U.K. licensing executives Anthony Temple (Rainbow Designs), Alicia Davenport (DRi) and Stephen Gould (CPLG) have organized a Miffy & Friends Charity Cycling Challenge.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
Simba Toys has been named as the official toy partner for the modeling competition "Germany's Next Top Model," it was announced today from the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
Allison Lort has joined licensing agency Brandgenuity as director of business development.
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
LIMA has unveiled an updated website with a new look and improved functionality that makes it user-friendly on any device.
World-renowned brands such as a Doctor Who, Star Trek and Dr. Seuss will be on display at Licensing Expo 2014.
Viz Media Europe is bringing its new TV series “Tenkai Knights” to Italy on the Discovery Italy free-to-air channel K2.
Brand Activation Association has announced the winners of its 2014 Brand Brilliance Awards.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment’s animated series “Ella the Elephant” and “Grojband” will premiere in the U.K. this month.
IMG Licensing and UniWorld Group have partnered to develop licensing and marketing opportunities for the music brand Def Jam Enterprises.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
Snap Creative has brought on Brant Bridges to serve as senior vice president of business development.
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