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.
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.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, and Spain’s Reset TV have teamed up to develop a new musical competition format.
VIMN announced a raft of new free-to-air deals for Nickelodeon series in South America at the NATPE market, taking place this week in Miami, Fla.
Rainbow unveiled its new series of Winx Club dolls, Sirenix Fairy, from licensee Witty Toys at the Nuremberg Toy Fair last week in Germany.
FremantleMedia North America has promoted David Luner to president of brand partnerships and franchise management.
Some of the best work in children’s television in 2013 was celebrated at Kidscreen Summit Tuesday in New York City.
Sesame Workshop has tapped TCG to create a new line of wooden toys featuring the characters of “Sesame Street.”
McFarlane Toys has unveiled its new toy line based on Ubisoft’s “Rabbids” video game and the Nickelodeon TV Series, “Rabbids Invasion.”
The Toy Industry Association gave its predictions for the trends that will drive the toy industry this year.
NBCUniversal has named Nidia Caceros Kilde as vice president of communications.
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50 percent of Iconix Latin America from its joint venture partner, New Brands Group.
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