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.
MIPCOM has named chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its 2013 Personality of the Year.
The European Licensing Company has been appointed to represent Zenit St. Petersburg.
eOne is unveiling its debut range of products for the classic publishing property, Janet and John, at Brand Licensing Europe.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has added two new licensees and two publishing partners for “Strange Hill High.”
Rainbow feted the 10th anniversary of its girls’ franchise Winx Club with a fashion-themed event during BLE in London.
LIMA will host a trio of webinar sessions to help professionals navigate through critical business decisions.
Studio 100 Film is making its first-ever appearance at the American Film Market this week.
Vincent Chalvon-Demersay is stepping down as chief executive officer of Marathon Media, citing personal reasons.
Ciarán Coyle has left the licensing agency Beanstalk to lead the licensing for The Electrolux Group as vice president and head of global brand licensing.
Licensing Expo has announced plans to add a 5,000-square-foot motorsports-themed feature area in 2014.
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