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.
FremantleMedia has increased its stake in Europe's No. 1 multi-channel network Divimove, making Fremantle the majority shareholder.
DreamWorks Animation is restructuring its feature animation business, reducing its annual output from three films to two in an effort to drive profitability.
U.K. royalty auditing firm 360 Audit has made a number of new hires in order to expand its business operations into new territories.
Fashion and accessories designer, licensor and licensee Vince Camuto died Wednesday at the age of 78 after a battle with cancer.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
The oldest symphony orchestra in the country, the New York Philharmonic, has appointed Remarkable Brands as its worldwide licensing agent.
U.K. parenting website Netmums unveiled its picks for the top five toys on display at U.K. Toy Fair this week.
Warren Clamen has joined Marquee Brands' board of directors as an independent director and special advisor to the brand management company.
Big Tent Entertainment has hired Tami Thosath as manager of business development.
Retail sales of toys in the U.S. generated $18.08 billion in 2014 compared to $17.46 billion in 2013, an increase of 4 percent, according to the NPD Group.
Alice Webb, currently chief operating officer BBC England has been named as director of BBC Children's.
Tiger Aspect Productions has appointed Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific as the exclusive licensing agent for Mr. Bean in Asia.
Licensing industry veteran David Born has launched the new clip licensing firm Born Licensing in Australia.
The Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair is gearing up for another big year with more than 2,800 companies slated to showcase new offerings Jan. 28 to Feb. 2.
PGS Entertainment has completed a number of sales with broadcasters in Latin America at the NATPE market and conference this week.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment continues to expand its preschool property Tree Fu Tom internationally with three new licensing agents.
Brand licensing and extension agency Beanstalk has promoted Rachel Terrace to the position of senior vice president of brand management.
Choon’s Design has tapped Brand Central to develop a consumer products program for its rubber band weaving toy Rainbow Loom.
The Bridge Direct has named Lori Rotter as general manager of marketing across all of its brands including its new Basic Fun division.
Nickelodeon and Mega Brands are adding SpongeBob SquarePants to their line of Mega Bloks kids’ construction toys.
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