The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association is now accepting online entries for the 2015 Licensing Excellence Awards.
Carte Blanche Group has appointed Biplano to represent its classic Me to You property, and the brand's signature character, Tatty Teddy, in France.
Genius Brands International has appointed Jason Brumbaugh to the newly created position of vice president of digital.
Imports Dragon has hired Felipe Rojas to join its Montreal team as design manager.
Clipper Corp. has signed a licensing agreement with production company Notional to create a collection of kitchen products inspired by the cooking competition series "Chopped."
The Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair, taking place now in Nuremberg, Germany, has announced the four winners of its annual ToyAward.
Meredith has acquired Shape magazine and plans to combine Shape magazine with its own health and wellness publication Fitness.
U.K. licensing executives Anthony Temple (Rainbow Designs), Alicia Davenport (DRi) and Stephen Gould (CPLG) have organized a Miffy & Friends Charity Cycling Challenge.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
Simba Toys has been named as the official toy partner for the modeling competition "Germany's Next Top Model," it was announced today from the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
Brand licensing and extension agency Beanstalk has promoted Rachel Terrace to the position of senior vice president of brand management.
Choon’s Design has tapped Brand Central to develop a consumer products program for its rubber band weaving toy Rainbow Loom.
The Bridge Direct has named Lori Rotter as general manager of marketing across all of its brands including its new Basic Fun division.
Nickelodeon and Mega Brands are adding SpongeBob SquarePants to their line of Mega Bloks kids’ construction toys.
Paper Punk has unveiled paper-based construction toys inspired by Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Imports Dragon debuted its newest item for the PBS preschool series from DHX Media “Caillou”–the Caillou talking doll.
License 2 Play launched the new girls’ accessory line Click-eez this week at New York Toy Fair.
m4e has tapped Dutch brand licensing agency License Connection to represent its girls brand Mia and me in Benelux.
Jodi Gottlieb has been promoted to senior vice president of CopCorp Licensing and senior vice president of Knockout Licensing.
The International Home + Housewares show concludes today and at it are a feast of products, both licensed and proprietary for all areas of the home.
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