The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is the leading trade organization for the industry, and in 2015, it marks a milestone anniversary.
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.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointment veteran executive and producer Martha Sepulveda as director of development and production, kids and family entertainment.
VIZ Media has named Brad Woods as its chief marketing officer.
Ascena Retail Group and Ann Taylor have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Ascena will acquire the women’s retailer for cash and stock.
Licensing Expo will feature more than 1,800 brands from the consumer goods and lifestyle categories when it takes place June 9-11 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Playboy opened the doors of its newest brand extension, a West Hollywood lounge called Bar Fifty-Three, Thursday night in a launch event that showcased the brand's new positioning.
Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions has appointed its subsidiary, Viz Media, to handle the merchandising of the anime brand Doraemon in the Americas.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to develop a program for the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
LIMA has assembled a robust roster of Licensing University sessions for this year’s Licensing Expo.
Friendly Family Productions has appointed Metrostar to develop a licensing program for the Little House on the Prairie brand in the U.K. and Ireland
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has assembled a robust roster of Licensing University sessions for this year’s Licensing Expo.
New Taiwanese contemporary art brand GP Deva is making its move into the world of licensing this week at Licensing Expo.
German TV network Super RTL has picked up FremantleMedia Kids’ preschool series “Kate & Mim-Mim,” and will also handle the licensing and home entertainment rights.
Janna Markle has joined licensing and brand extension agency Brand Licensing Team as executive director.
London-based streetwear brand BodyMap is working with Foundry Brand Consultants to reboot the clothing line with licensing deals and collaborations.
Art licensing company MGL has signed on to represent contemporary artist Dan Fenelon.
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