The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is the leading trade organization for the industry, and in 2015, it marks a milestone anniversary.
Full Colour Black has secured the exclusive worldwide licensing and product rights to 72, previously unavailable Bob Marley images from a 1975 London concert.
Licensor Perry Ellis International has unveiled a leadership succession plan that will see founder and CEO George Feldenkreis step down after 50 years leading the company.
Herb Scannell has decided to step down as president of BBC Worldwide North America, with Ann Sarnoff, currently COO of the division, set to take over the role.
Licensing agency the JRL Group has been selected to represent Estwing Tools, best known for its line of solid steel hammers.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointment veteran executive and producer Martha Sepulveda as director of development and production, kids and family entertainment.
VIZ Media has named Brad Woods as its chief marketing officer.
Ascena Retail Group and Ann Taylor have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Ascena will acquire the women’s retailer for cash and stock.
Licensing Expo will feature more than 1,800 brands from the consumer goods and lifestyle categories when it takes place June 9-11 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Playboy opened the doors of its newest brand extension, a West Hollywood lounge called Bar Fifty-Three, Thursday night in a launch event that showcased the brand's new positioning.
New NFLPI licensees, entertainment brands line up for Licensing Expo; and Nickelodeon's "Blaze" arrives at Toys 'R' Us ... this is the news that shaped the week of May 11.
Simone Fenu has been appointed as the new country manager for Planeta Junior Italia.
Learfield Sports has acquired licensing agency Strategic Marketing Affiliates in a move to expand its licensing services in the college market.
Licensing agency TPA has been appointed to represent app property Pou for licensing in the U.K.
Frank Blake, former chief executive officer and current chairman of The Home Depot, has been named the 2015 recipient of the National Retail Federation’s Gold Medal Award.
Saban Brands has added the Australian fashion brand Mambo to its growing portfolio of lifestyle brands.
The Fred Rogers Company has appointed HiHat Media to lead U.S. brand licensing for its PBS Kids series "Peg + Cat."
Aardman Animations is gearing up for Shaun the Sheep The Movie with a robust licensing program on display at the U.K. Toy Fair this week in London.
LEGO Minecraft was voted as the Toy of the Show by media visiting U.K. Toy Fair in London this week.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting online entries for the 2015 Licensing Excellence Awards.
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