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.
Disney joins DreamWorks' adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG, Nick gets ready to open its first-ever flagship store, licensees lineup for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron … these are the stories that shaped the week of April 20.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Antares Licensing to spearhead worldwide licensing efforts for its live-action kids' comedy "Max and Shred."
Little League Baseball and Softball has promoted three executives within its marketing department to focus on licensing and merchandising.
Authentic Brands Group has acquired Jones New York and appointed former PVH and LVMH executive Mark Weber to lead the brand's reboot.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products held its annual U.K. Achievement Awards Thursday in London to celebrate the top collaborations from the past year.
The Caleb Gray Studio has appointed Ideaologie to rep the artist's portfolio for licensing.
The U.K. licensing industry charity The Light Fund, is planning a number of new fundraising events, after raising more than £90,000 in 2014.
4K Media, a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, has named former Viacom executive Jonitha Keymoore as director of program sales.
Trade show veteran Kathy Ireland has teamed up with ExpoMarketing Group to help other businesspeople showcase their brands at trade events.
Cartoon Network Enterprises' "Ben 10" franchise won the award for Best Licensor of the Year in the entertainment category at the fourth annual Indian Retail and E-Retail Awards.
Bulldog Licensing has been appointed to represent the gaming brands Saints Row and Dead Island across the U.S. and Canada.
Gregg Steinhafel is stepping down from his positions as president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors at Target.
Withit Licensing has appointed Denise Deane as design and development manager for the brands in its art and lifestyle portfolio.
Licensing industry veteran and former HIT Entertainment director Stacey Reiner has formed her own full-service licensing and branding agency.
The Global Retailing Conference convened in Tucson, Ariz., last month to discuss the future of retail. Most merchants agree: technology is the future and it’s here now.
Licensing agency The Brand Liaison has launched a new art licensing division in collaboration with Creatif Licensing.
Guru Studio’s Justin Time is growing around the globe with a dedicated store launching on CafePress and a new agent in Turkey.
Saban Brands has appointed Daniel Castle as managing director of strategic business development.
Its newest venture, Blueprint, Beanstalk is dedicated to advising companies on how to evolve their brands through innovative and commercially viable brand development strategies.
Desert racing organization Score International will make its Licensing Expo debut this week as part of the new Motorsports Café feature zone of the show.
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