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.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball and Room on the Broom were among the winner at the tenth British Animation Awards.
License! Global is now calling for submissions for the exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
Ludorum has appointed Licensing Street as its U.S. licensing consultant for the preschool show “Chuggington.”
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
Bioworld Merchandising is setting its sights on the children’s market with the acquisition of Nolan Glove Co.
Reeder Brand Management will represent the brand of the late Chris Farley for licensing.
Paul Dempsey, incoming president of global markets at BBC Worldwide, has announced the senior team that will be joining him in the newly reorganized division.
kathy ireland Worldwide has announced plans to exhibit for the first time at this year’s Licensing Expo in the new Fashion District area.
Activision Publishing has signed with Nordic Licensing Company to extend the reach of the Skylanders brand in the Nordic region.
ZeptoLab U.K. and ITV Studios Global Entertainment have appointed a series of new agents for “Cut the Rope.”
The Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is hosting a webinar May 1 to provide insight into international IP law.
FremantleMedia has appointed Magnus Karlsson-Lamm as managing director of the company’s Swedish production arm.
ZeptoLab’s "Cut the Rope" is gathering mometum in Europe with the addition of new agents and licensees.
memBrain has taken on the global licensing program for music and lifestyle brand The Pussycat Dolls.
Televisa has signed on to air and manage the licensing program for Entertainment One’s “Peppa Pig” in Mexico.
Atlantyca Entertainment has launched a new intellectual property division.
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