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 Collegiate Licensing Company (an affiliate of IMG College) has locked up yet another university partnership.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Apparel trade show organizer Bread & Butter has filed for bankruptcy just days after canceling its January 2015 show.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
The joint venture between 21st Century Fox's Shine Group and Apollo Global Management's Endemol and Core Media Group has launched.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
The Light Fund, the U.K.'s charitable body for the licensing industry, has named 16 beneficiaries for the more than £90,000 it raised in 2014.
In an effort to continue growth, Brand Castle, a licensee for branded baking kits, has named John Brandley as senior vice president, sales.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
License! Global, the official publication of Brand Licensing Europe, is putting out a last call for exhibitor news items for consideration in the official Show Dailies.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
Saban Brands has created a new internal global content distribution unit to support its worldwide growth and expanding portfolio.
Brands with Influence has signed on to manage the brand licensing of BBC Worldwide's tween/teen show "The Next Step."
Creative studio PowerStation Studios is offering one winner the chance to work with their creative team for one free day of studio time this week at BLE.
DHX Brands has unveiled the new preschool series "Twirlywoos," commissioned by CBeebies and being produced by DHX Media and Ragdoll Productions.
Turner Broadcasting has promoted Pierre Branco as vice president of Southern Europe and Africa and general manager for France, Portugal and Africa.
Planeta Junior and Studio 100 International have named Spanish toy manufacturer, Famosa as the worldwide master toy partner for the Heidi brand.
Little Airplane Productions has teamed up with Chinese production studio UYoung to create a new animated property for older preschoolers “P.King Duckling."
LIMA will host its next Executive Networking Breakfast in Los Angeles on Nov. 6 at the United Talent Agency headquarters.
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