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.
License! Global is now calling for submissions for the exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
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.
DHX Media has appointed Icon Promotions as its new licensing and merchandising in Russia.
Video game publisher Konami Digital Entertainment has appointed Sandra Arcan as senior manager of licensing and merchandising, EMEA.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment is launching three new second-screen apps for some of its top series this week at MIPTV.
Current J.C. Penney cheif executive officer Ron Johnson has been replaced by Myron E. Ullman, who previously served as CEO of the company from 2004 to 2011.
The Brand Liaison has signed on to rep the designer and artist Debbie Brooks Designs for licensing.
License! Global, the official publication of the Licensing Expo, is calling for news for its exclusive Show Daily magazines.
License! Global has released its exclusive Top 150 Global Licensors report in its May issue, now available online.
VIZ Media has become the North American master licensee for the anime series “K.”
Creativity Explored, an art studio for the developmentally disabled, has engaged Perpetual Licensing as its advisor.
CBS Consumer Products has signed on to represent the 1950’s television series “The Honeymooners.”
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