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.
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.
The Copyrights Group has named Demi Patel to the newly created role of head of product development.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
Electronic Arts has appointed licensing veteran Ryan Gagerman as director of licensing as is prepares for new game launches and feature film releases.
The mixed martial arts organization Bellator MMA is planning to expand its brand beyond the ring with the help of All-American Licensing & Management Group.
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and technology investing firm Silver Lake have acquired IMG Worldwide, creating the largest talent agency in the world.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association announced the winners of the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Monday.
Y Entertainment Group has formed AGI Lifestyle Entertainment to exploit opportunities in non-scripted television and branded lifestyle.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed Anya Hollis as vice president of agents.
Registration is now open for Licensing Expo 2014, the world’s largest trade show dedicated to brand, character, entertainment, fashion and art licensing.
NATPE and the CEA presented the findings of the second part of their research study on second-screen usage among TV audiences at NATPE Monday.
Cottage Life Media has appointed The Licensing Shop to build a lifestyle consumer products program for its brand.
More than 76,000 professionals from 112 countries traveled to Nuremberg, Germany, for the largest ever Spielwarenmesse toy fair last week.
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