Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Agency Rush has signed on to represent the design brand Magicomora, created by artist Sergio Mora.
Brand Brilliant Consulting has formed a strategic partnership with Simply Consulting Group, a retail firm that helps companies drive reatil performance.
Drew Sheinman has joined talent agency IMG as senior vice president of IMG Licensing.
Video personalization company Percy3D has hired two new employees to focus on the growing the firm's licensed content portfolio and driving business development.
Sony Music will co-host the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party and present popular girl group Fifth Harmony as the special guest performer.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, part of DHX Media, has extended its footprint in Europe with the opening of offices in the Nordics and Central and Eastern Europe.
Playboy continues to expand its brand worldwide with a host of new deals ranging from high-end apparel to branded skateboards.
All American Licensing & Management Group been appointed to develop a comprehensive licensing strategy for the Legendary Hatfield & McCoy Family brand.
Five iconic British institutions will be exhibiting at Licensing Expo this year for the first time including The Royal Ballet and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Maya Studio has appointed the IP management company Consumer Product Connection to develop a licensing program for its brands in Europe and the East.
The Fung Business Intelligence Centre has appointed Deborah Weinswig as executive director and head of global retail research and intelligence.
Jim Benton has tapped Striker Entertainment to represent his publishing brand It’s Happy Bunny for licensing.
DreamWorks Animation has appointed Saban Brands Israel as its consumer products licensing agent in Israel.
Apple has acquired Beats Music and Beats Electronics, both of which were co-founded by rapper Dr. Dre, for $3 billion.
Iconicfuture has launched a digital brand licensing platform LaunchPad for online, social and mobile games.
Global licensing agency Epic Rights continues to grow its roster of music artists and brands with the addition of Jefferson Airplane.
Knockout Licensing has been appointed to launch and manage the licensing program for the Smithsonian Libraries’ Seed Catalog Collection.
NFL Players Inc. will be the headline sponsor of the annual Licensing Expo Opening Night Party.
The new art property Hank & Sylvie from New York City artist Lou Patrou is making its Licensing Expo debut this year.
The Game 7 Group, owners of the Game 7 trademarks and Internet web domain, has appointed SRG Ventures to exclusively represent them to develop the brand.
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