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.
DreamWorks Animation is expanding its partnership with licensing agency Compañía Panamericana de Licencias to Brazil.
BBC Worldwide has made new senior hires across business development, legal and finance for its Asia division.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
Brand Central has signed on to develop a consumer products program for the design and lifestyle company Dwell Media.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Spin Master has filed a civil lawsuit in California to stop the manufacture and sale of Stafly toys, which it claims infringe on its Flutterbye toy.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
UL Consumer Products Group is offering a range of services to help European toy makers comply with the EU Toy Directive.
Andre Javes has returned to Toys ‘R’ Us to serve as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us Australia.
Saban Brands has appointed Jack Sorensen as president of The Playforge, the company’s mobile social games division.
Entertainment One has signed on to handle worldwide distribution for the YouTube brand Simon’s Cat.
Licensing Expo, the world’s largest licensing event, which is two weeks away boasts several new features this year.
Women’s clothing manufacturer Karen Kane has appointed IMG Licensing to develop its licensing program.
The Light Fund has teamed up with A-Z Co. for a fun summer networking event.
For the first year ever, the high-end motorcycle brand Ducati will be showcased at Licensing Expo by its licensing agent Movantia.
Veteran licensing and brand management executive Paul Flett has joined United Talent Agency.
Brazilian licensing agency Supermarcas Participações has tapped Versa Licensing to represent its brands in Mexico.
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