With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Ludorum has appointed Licensing Street as its U.S. licensing consultant for the preschool show “Chuggington.”
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
Bioworld Merchandising is setting its sights on the children’s market with the acquisition of Nolan Glove Co.
Reeder Brand Management will represent the brand of the late Chris Farley for licensing.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
The Copyrights Group has named Demi Patel to the newly created role of head of product development.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
Brand Licensing Europe, the continent’s most influential licensing event, is gearing up for the largest show yet.
TF1 has picked up Saban Brands’ “Julius Jr.” and TF1 Licences will serve as the brand’s licensing agent in the region.
The Madison Square Garden Company and Azoff Music Management have teamed up to create a new entertainment company.
The housewares and gift brand Nambé has selected Perpetual Licensing as its exclusive licensing agent.
Big Tent has promoted Sondra Seecharan to manager of creative and product development and added Justina Tang in the role of marketing associate.
Licensing Expo and the American International Toy Fair are teaming up to cross-promote attendance at their 2014 shows.
Rizon Studios has announced plans to partner with Evolution USA to form a global integrated brand licensing agency.
According to a recent survey conducted by research group NPD, most households own a mobile device in some form, with children becoming increasingly tech savvy. Does this open the category to more product opportunities than ever before?
AG Properties, the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation, has announced the promotion of Carla Silva to senior vice president, global licensing.
The Zolan Company is launching the Mandrioli Brand, a new contemporary art design property from Italy, this week at BLE.
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