The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Sutikki, a division of Bento Box Entertainment, and Foundling Bird have tapped Hasbro to serve as the master toy licensee for the new preschool series “Moon and Me.”
Nelvana has appointed three industry veterans–Peter Crighton, Kelly Elwood and Tonya Lindo–to help strengthen its senior management team with marketing, licensing and retail.
Executives from the world’s biggest fashion licensing companies will offer insight into the strategies behind brands such as Calvin Klein, Mossimo, Jessica Simpson and Isaac Mizrahi at the NYC Licensing Summit March 2-3.
The bi-annual fashion trade show MAGIC will feature a special seminar on licensing today from 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Rovio, creator of Angry Birds, has appointed Brand & Deliver to secure a host of worldwide brand partnerships throughout 2017 and 2018.
Toronto-based Tech 4 Kids and The Bridge Direct, a marketer of children’s consumer products, have joined forces to form a new company.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment will be speaking at the NYC Licensing Summit, March 2-3 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop will host a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair this Saturday.
Following the recent launch of season four of Moose Toys’ Shopkins collectibles, the brand has added new partners across multiple categories in the U.K. and Eire.
G-III Apparel Group has taken a 19 percent minority stake in the parent company of the Karl Lagerfeld fashion brand.
Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with MiWorld Accessories to manufacture and distribute a new range of travel products under the Isaac Mizrahi New York label.
Entertainment One has signed four licensees in Australia in apparel, fast moving consumer goods and personal care for its preschool property “Peppa Pig.”
International Merchandising Promotion & Services, the company that oversees the rights to the Smurfs, has appointed TF1 Licenses to represent the Smurfs brand in France.
Genius Brands International has appointed former Kabillion executive Debra Pierson as general manager of its Kid Genius entertainment channel on Xfinity On Demand.
NBCUniversal has named Amy Friedman as senior vice president, programming and development, for Sprout, its 24-hour preschool network.
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in partnership with Reed MIDEM, has unveiled the winners of the Fourth International Emmy Kids Awards.
Millimages has appointed Licensing Link to represent its “Molang” property in the U.K. and Ireland.
WME/IMG has acquired the marketing agencies Fusion Marketing and IMG Live.
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