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.
Following BBC Worldwide’s restructure earlier this year, David Weiland, executive vice president for Western Europe, has unveiled his team.
Zeamu Music, the newly launched music label specifically for children ages 4 to 11, is presenting its new brand this weekend at MIPJunior.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has announced plans to hold an awards ceremony at BLE to recognize its top licensing partners.
Endemol has appointed new senior management in North America.
Warner Bros. will return to BLE this year with a licensing lineup of heroic proportions, highlighted by new offerings for DC Comics.
Mercis, which owns the Miffy property among others, has appointed CPLG Italy to represent its brands for licensing.
Rovio Entertainment has unveiled details for the next iteration of its Angry Birds franchise, Angry Birds Go!.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named exclusive licensing agency for the animated series “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
Following marked growth in 2012, Brand Licensing Europe saw an additional 5 percent growth in visitor attendance in 2013.
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
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