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.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
Swarovski has joined forces with the technology company Misfit to develop a new line of health and fitness wearables that will debut at CES this week.
Kathy Weller Art+Ideas has appointed Ideaologie to handle its licensing.
The newly launched Endemol Shine Group has made of number of additional senior appointments as part of the company’s new structure.
Paramount Pictures has tapped Tomax Ireland to develop a line of car-inspired accessories for kids' bicycles for the upcoming film Monster Trucks.
The oldest symphony orchestra in the country, the New York Philharmonic, has appointed Remarkable Brands as its worldwide licensing agent.
Simba Toys has been named as the official toy partner for the modeling competition "Germany's Next Top Model," it was announced today from the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
Sony has sold its online gaming division Sony Online Entertainment to the investment management firm Columbus Nova.
Hasbro's board of directors has appointed current company president and chief executive officer, Brian Goldner, as chairman of the board.
FremantleMedia has taken a 25 percent stake in the newly created London TV production company Corona TV.
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