The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
The joint venture between 21st Century Fox's Shine Group and Apollo Global Management's Endemol and Core Media Group has launched.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
The Light Fund, the U.K.'s charitable body for the licensing industry, has named 16 beneficiaries for the more than £90,000 it raised in 2014.
In an effort to continue growth, Brand Castle, a licensee for branded baking kits, has named John Brandley as senior vice president, sales.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
Guru Studio has appointed Small Screen Distribution to manage all TV and home entertainment rights in Asia for its current series.
Saban Brands has appointed former Iconix Brand Group executive David Zolot as senior vice president of corporate development for its new lifestyle unit.
Brand development and licensing agency Carmella Johns Unlimited has appointed Segal Licensing to represent the lifestyle brand Ragnar in Canada.
VIMN has named Larissa Zagustin as senior vice president and general counsel for its brands and businesses in LatAm, Canada and the U.S. Hispanic market.
Rubie’s Canada has named Robert Bauer as director of sales. Bauer will oversee sales for the company’s independent accounts in Canada.
Licensing industry veteran Cory Baker has opened the new brand management and development agency Julian Wolf.
C&A Licensing is unveiling new Polaroid products at CES this week including plans for a new social instant camera.
The German kids’ channel Super RTL is taking on the licensing and merchandising of several DreamWorks Animations franchises in the region.
In a recent global survey of its members, LIMA found that 81 percent of respondents expect their licensing business to grow this year.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has appointed Gina Collins as chief marketing officer and brand bear.
Licensing Expo and MAGIC Market Week have announced a new collaboration to cross-promote attendance at their two complementary trade events.
The Beverly Hills Country Club has appointed KT Licensing to build a licensing program for the brand in Greater China.
Tails of Whimsy has teamed up with All Art Licensing and Think Tank Emporium to bring his new property BrokenHeart Pets to the page and the screen.
Planeta Junior and DreamWorks Animation has signed a multi-year TV distribution and licensing deal across Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey.
Despite frigid temperatures, more than 30,000 people are expected to attend the 111th American International Toy Fair.
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