In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Vu Bui, chief operating officer at Mojang, the company behind the video game “Minecraft,” will give a keynote address at BLE next week in London.
Viz Media has acquired TV, DVD/Bluray, video-on-demand and merchandising rights to the TV series “Terraformars” for Europe.
The Toy Industry Association will induct two new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
As BLE gears up for the biggest event in its 16-year history, the show has unveiled a full roster of educational sessions, celebrity appearances and brand showcases.
Rainbow has appointed Earthbound to represent both Winx Club and Mia and Me throughout the U.S. for licensing in a move to grow its brands in America.
Greeting card brand Hallmark has tapped P&L Global Network will develop a new licensing program for its brand in Latin America.
Brands with Influence has signed on to manage the brand licensing of BBC Worldwide's tween/teen show "The Next Step."
DC Thomson Consumer Products will be presenting its portfolio of iconic brands and a range of third-party properties at Brand Licensing Europe next week.
The University of Georgia has tapped Fermata Partners as its worldwide licensing agency, in a new five-year deal.
Fifth & Pacific Companies has sold the Juicy Couture brand to Authentic Brands Group for $195 million in cash.
Beanstalk is showcasing a range of new clients and its new digital division, Tinderbox, at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Zodiak Kids Consumer Products Paris has signed a publishing deal with Hachette Jeunesse for its new girls’ property Lolirock.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a series of new deals for properties including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora the Explorer.
BrandSlam, the licensing division of agency Parham Santana, has signed on to represent the United Nations Children’s Fund in the U.S.
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation has appointed licensing agency Brand Central to expand its bakery brand.
Genius Brands International and A Squared Entertainment have merged to form an IP and multimedia content creation and distribution company.
Artist Daryl Slaton and his company Tails of Whimsy have tapped an agent for one of thier brands after attending Licensing Expo 2013.
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Brand Licensing Europe marked its 15th year with a bang, debuting a new show floor layout and hosting more visitors at London’s Olympia than ever before.
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