With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
Brand Central has signed on to develop a consumer products program for the design and lifestyle company Dwell Media.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Spin Master has filed a civil lawsuit in California to stop the manufacture and sale of Stafly toys, which it claims infringe on its Flutterbye toy.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
Creation Films has tapped C3 Entertainment as the distribution partner for its Historical War library of documentary films.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
The ASPCA has named Matthew E. Bershadker as its new president and chief executive officer.
Early Bird Licensing has signed on to represent the soccer brand Paris Saint Germain in the Nordic market.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has appointed Haven Licensing to represent is brands in Australia and New Zealand.
The Brand Liaison has been appointed to represent artist and designer Debra Valencia.
Producers Peter Curtis and Nick Barrington have created the new kids’ entertainment company Nurture Rights.
The American Greetings Corporation has promoted Sean Gorman to president of AG Properties.
Knockout Licensing has been appointed to represent the children’s book brand Bad Kitty.
Turner CN Enterprises has been appointed by IMPS to rep The Smurfs for the UK and Eire.
Organized by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association, this year's conference schedule is packed with informative sessions hosted by industry experts.
Planeta Junior has signed on to manage the licensing in Spain for the Rainbow series “Mia and Me,” “Winx Club, ”“Pop Pixie” and “Huntik.”
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