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.
The global private investment firm TPG has acquired a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil in a move to grow the 30-year-old live entertainment brand.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced a raft of new prizes for the winner of this year’s License This! competition, which opens for entries today.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for Poby’s Adventures, a book-based property targeted to preschool children.
Global merchandising and brand management company Epic Rights has promoted Lisa Streff to executive vice president of global licensing.
Warner Bros. Records has made two promotions in its brand partnerships and Creative Synch Licensing team.
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Actress, model and philanthropist Lisa Ray has gathered a management team and created Lisa Ray Worldwide to build her lifestyle brand.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent Motion Pictures' new series "Pumpkin Reports" in Spain, Portugal, France, Greece, Turkey and Eastern Europe.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to represent the new entertainment brand Mulligan.
Home shopping network Evine Live has appointed Penny Burnett as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer.
Licensing Expo 2014 will feature an expanded Sourcing & Production zone this June.
Energizer Holdings is planning to separate its household products and personal care divisions into two independent, publicly traded companies.
Carter Keithley has announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of the Toy Industry Association effective April 30, 2015.
Mattel and its subsidiary HIT Entertainment honored the company’s top U.K. licensees at its recent Country Conference and inaugural Licensing Awards.
Mattel has created a new, combined marketing and creative division that will span the toy company's portfolio of consumer brands.
Jihee Nam has been named vice president and general manager for Nickelodeon Networks Australia and New Zealand.
BRB Internacional will showcase a host of new offerings at the upcoming NATPE Europe.
Home fashion and lifestyle brand Designers Guild has appointed the newly created London licensing agency Bloom to represent its brand.
Kidrobot has appointed licensing agencies JLK Brand and memBrain Licensing to jointly manage the licensing program for its character brand Yummy World.
Hoho Rights has appointed The Serenata Group to represent its preschool property Toddler Time in the U.S. and Canada.
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