The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is the leading trade organization for the industry, and in 2015, it marks a milestone anniversary.
Dena Designs has selected The Joester Loria Group as the exclusive licensing agent for its growing portfolio of lifestyle brands.
Licensing Expo's Global Partner program has seen significant growth this year, with 80 companies exhibiting in both next month's Las Vegas event and Brand Licensing Europe in London.
Copenhagen-based licensing agency the Ink Group and media development firm Global New Age Media, headquartered in Dubai, have merged.
With Shaun the Sheep Movie set to premiere in the U.S. Aug. 7, Aardman Animation has appointed JLK Brand Licensing Group as the brand's new agent.
Paul Stanley, co-founder and singer/songwriter of the legendary band KISS, has teamed up with Epic Rights to develop and launch a new lifestyle brand.
Dentsu Entertainment USA and Level-5 have appointed Evolution USA to bring the franchises "Yo-Kai Watch" and "Little Battlers eXperience" to the U.S. and Canada.
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.
Witty Toys, a Rainbow Group company, has launched a new range of Winx Club dolls today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
Olly Ltd. has appointed a licensing agent in the U.K. and Ireland for its Olly the Little White Van brand and appointed a licensing and marketing veteran to its board.
Google has acquired the kids' app maker Launchpad Toys in a move to expand its children's offerings.
Tomy International has promoted Kerry Cunnion to senior vice president of sales, in addition to his current role leading the company's North American sales force.
K'Nex is showcasing new additions to its Super Mario and Plants vs. Zombies building sets at New York Toy Fair.
Etch A Sketch has returned to where it all began, New York Toy Fair, where the iconic toy first debuted 55 years ago.
The Jim Henson Company has appointed four new licensing agents for the CG-animated preschool series "Doozers" and sold the new series to new broadcasters.
Brand Central has promoted two of its key team members–Jodi Bogdanoff to vice president of licensing and Nancy Sanieoff to senior licensing manager.
Allsop will debut its new line of Gaiam-branded lunch coolers and sports accessories this weekend at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
General Mills has appointed the Atlanta-based agency Brand Licensing Team to represent its portfolio of brands including Green Giant, Betty Crocker and Cheerios.
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