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.
The global private investment firm TPG has acquired a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil in a move to grow the 30-year-old live entertainment brand.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced a raft of new prizes for the winner of this year’s License This! competition, which opens for entries today.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for Poby’s Adventures, a book-based property targeted to preschool children.
Global merchandising and brand management company Epic Rights has promoted Lisa Streff to executive vice president of global licensing.
Warner Bros. Records has made two promotions in its brand partnerships and Creative Synch Licensing team.
New branding executives at Universal, Hello Kitty's latest sports venture, Gwen Stefani's new girls' TV series … these are the stories that shaped the week of April 13.
Actress, model and philanthropist Lisa Ray has gathered a management team and created Lisa Ray Worldwide to build her lifestyle brand.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent Motion Pictures' new series "Pumpkin Reports" in Spain, Portugal, France, Greece, Turkey and Eastern Europe.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to represent the new entertainment brand Mulligan.
Home shopping network Evine Live has appointed Penny Burnett as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer.
Novel Entertainment has brought on Christopher Skala as a consultant to help build on the success of its digital offerings.
Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe, which will take place Oct. 7-9 at London’s Olympia exhibition hall.
Brandgenuity has launched the licensing program for Gas Monkey Garage, famous for fixing up and flipping hot rods, classic cars and motorcycles.
Among the executives that will be honored at the K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Women In Industry Luncheon is Patti Buckner of Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the exclusive North American licensing agent for Atlantyca Entertainment’s "Geronimo Stilton."
LIMA will present a range of seminars as part of its Licensing University program this year at Licensing Expo to help attendees develop winning retail initiatives.
Coolabi Group has inked deals with a trio of new partners for its preschool brand Poppy Cat.
DHX Media is bringing all of its licensing and merchandising activity together under a new dedicated consumer products arm–DHX Brands.
License! Global explores the opportunities and challenges of the Japanese licensed consumer product market.
This month, Discovery Communications is unveiling its new division–Discovery Consumer Products, which unites the company’s global licensing and merchandising businesses under one unit.
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