Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Disney joins DreamWorks' adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG, Nick gets ready to open its first-ever flagship store, licensees lineup for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron … these are the stories that shaped the week of April 20.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Antares Licensing to spearhead worldwide licensing efforts for its live-action kids' comedy "Max and Shred."
Little League Baseball and Softball has promoted three executives within its marketing department to focus on licensing and merchandising.
Authentic Brands Group has acquired Jones New York and appointed former PVH and LVMH executive Mark Weber to lead the brand's reboot.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products held its annual U.K. Achievement Awards Thursday in London to celebrate the top collaborations from the past year.
The Caleb Gray Studio has appointed Ideaologie to rep the artist's portfolio for licensing.
The U.K. licensing industry charity The Light Fund, is planning a number of new fundraising events, after raising more than £90,000 in 2014.
4K Media, a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, has named former Viacom executive Jonitha Keymoore as director of program sales.
Trade show veteran Kathy Ireland has teamed up with ExpoMarketing Group to help other businesspeople showcase their brands at trade events.
Cartoon Network Enterprises' "Ben 10" franchise won the award for Best Licensor of the Year in the entertainment category at the fourth annual Indian Retail and E-Retail Awards.
Licensing Expo 2014 will feature an expanded Sourcing & Production zone this June.
Energizer Holdings is planning to separate its household products and personal care divisions into two independent, publicly traded companies.
Carter Keithley has announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of the Toy Industry Association effective April 30, 2015.
Mattel and its subsidiary HIT Entertainment honored the company’s top U.K. licensees at its recent Country Conference and inaugural Licensing Awards.
Mattel has created a new, combined marketing and creative division that will span the toy company's portfolio of consumer brands.
Jihee Nam has been named vice president and general manager for Nickelodeon Networks Australia and New Zealand.
BRB Internacional will showcase a host of new offerings at the upcoming NATPE Europe.
Home fashion and lifestyle brand Designers Guild has appointed the newly created London licensing agency Bloom to represent its brand.
Kidrobot has appointed licensing agencies JLK Brand and memBrain Licensing to jointly manage the licensing program for its character brand Yummy World.
Hoho Rights has appointed The Serenata Group to represent its preschool property Toddler Time in the U.S. and Canada.
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