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.
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.
DHX Brands has appointed Haven as the licensing agent for the all-new "Teletubbies" program in Australia and New Zealand.
Brand Central has promoted two of its key team members–Jodi Bogdanoff to vice president of licensing and Nancy Sanieoff to senior licensing manager.
Lonely Planet has launched a new consumer products division that will be led by current business development manager Drew Rowley.
The Bologna Licensing Trade Fair will return for its eighth edition March 30 to April 1, running parallel to the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
Licensing Expo 2015 will add new international pavilions and see increased representation from countries including Mexico, India, China, Japan and the U.K.
Discovery Communications has named Robert Marick vice president of North American licensing and global location-based entertainment for Discovery Consumer Products.
Footwear and apparel veteran David Thomson has joined Crocs as senior vice president and general manager of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Bob Chapek, president of Disney Consumer Products, has been named as chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, effective immediately.
For the first time MIPTV, which will take place April 7-10 in Cannes, France, will feature a special program dedicated to kids content.
Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball and Room on the Broom were among the winner at the tenth British Animation Awards.
Meyer Corporation is adding to its line of Cake Boss-branded baking products with a new range designed for kids.
Rainbow is highlighting two of its most popular properties at the Bologna Licensing Trade Fair this week–Winx Club and Mia and me.
Entrepreneur Media, the premier source of information for enterprising business people, has teamed up with The Blake Project.
Disney Junior has signed a new a new broadcast distribution agreement for Saban Brands’ “Julius Jr.” in Italy.
More than 11,000 TV executives gathered in Cannes, France, this week for the MIPTV market, and L!G was there, covering what’s new and hot in TV.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has unveiled the final ballot for its 2014 International Licensing Excellence Awards.
Actress, author and entrepreneur Nicole Richie will deliver The Big Interview keynote address at Licensing Expo in June.
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