In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
The last day to enter Brand Licensing Europe’s License This! competition for new creative concepts is this Friday, Sept. 5.
Rights management company Paidas Management has been named as the global licensing agent for record cover artist Ioannis.
Coolabi has recently appointed two new licensing agents for its Poppy Cat brand–Firefly Brand Management in the U.S. and El Ocho in Spain.
Those Licensing People has been appointed as the master licensing agent for fashion brand and retail group Bolongaro Trevor.
After more than five years leading the company, Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive officer of Rovio Jan. 1.
Parragon, a division of DC Thomson, has reorganized its business into two new divisions–Parragon Publishing and Parragon International.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its annual global networking party at Brand Licensing Europe, which will take place on the second day of the show, Oct. 8.
Global brand management company Genius Brands International has secured a $2 million revolving line of credit with SunTrust Banks to finance future growth.
Smiley has made two new executive appointments–David Fox as head of design and Salvatore Zingrillo as global brand director of fashion.
For the sixth consecutive year LIMA will sponsor Brand Licensing Hall, the largest licensing event in Asia.
Friderico Gatti is joining Russian licensing agency Megalicense International as its new chief executive officer.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced that Volkswagen will give the second keynote address at this year’s event.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent De Agostini’s girls’ TV series “Camilla Store” for licensing in Italy.
GD Entertainment Fund has signed its first multi-project deal to co-finance a slate of original Imira Entertainment programming.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named as the licensing agency for fashion designer and artist Robin Zingone.
John Hart Studios has tapped licensing professional Brad Bushell to develop a program for its classic comic strips.
Imperial War Museums is preparing for the Centenary of the First World War with a range of opportunities for licensees at BLE.
King Features Syndicate and Chupa Chups are planning a Betty Boop x Chupa Chups crossover brand.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA announced a multi-year partnership with the NBA Wednesday at Brand Licensing Europe.
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