In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Vu Bui, chief operating officer at Mojang, the company behind the video game “Minecraft,” will give a keynote address at BLE next week in London.
Viz Media has acquired TV, DVD/Bluray, video-on-demand and merchandising rights to the TV series “Terraformars” for Europe.
The Toy Industry Association will induct two new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
As BLE gears up for the biggest event in its 16-year history, the show has unveiled a full roster of educational sessions, celebrity appearances and brand showcases.
Rainbow has appointed Earthbound to represent both Winx Club and Mia and Me throughout the U.S. for licensing in a move to grow its brands in America.
Greeting card brand Hallmark has tapped P&L Global Network will develop a new licensing program for its brand in Latin America.
Brands with Influence has signed on to manage the brand licensing of BBC Worldwide's tween/teen show "The Next Step."
DC Thomson Consumer Products will be presenting its portfolio of iconic brands and a range of third-party properties at Brand Licensing Europe next week.
The University of Georgia has tapped Fermata Partners as its worldwide licensing agency, in a new five-year deal.
Rizon Studios has announced plans to partner with Evolution USA to form a global integrated brand licensing agency.
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.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has added a slew of new licensees for its action property Slugterra in Italy, Latin America, Russia, Turkey, Israel and South Africa.
Eight hundred industry leaders joined Kids In Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers for their annual fundraising gala on Nov. 6.
Endemol North America has appointed Will Keenan as president of its new digital video venture Endemol Beyond USA.
Space Enterprises has appointed Kaynak Licensing Co. as the licensing agent for “The Hive” in Turkey and Middle East.
Viacom International Media Networks has named Oliver Nitz as senior vice president of mobile brand licensing.
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