In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
Lionsgate has named Kerry Phelan, to the newly created position of executive vice president of global franchise management and strategic partnerships.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced the four finalists of its License This! competition for new creative concepts.
1,400 retailers, licensees, licensors and suppliers gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London Tuesday for The Licensing Awards.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Ananey as its new consumer products agent in Israel.
Jetpack Distribution will represent TV and licensing rights for Guru Studio’s preschool show “Justin Time” across Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
All-American Licensing and Management Group has signed on to represent the sports apparel brand PoloGear in North America.
With a combined 35 years of licensing experience, two industry professionals have created a new consulting firm Ideaologie.
The Toy Industry Foundation announced that $100 million worth of toys and games was distributed to children in need since their Toy Bank program was founded.
Bright Star Characters has appointed Just Licensing Australia to represent its Popcorn the Bear brand for licensing in Australia and New Zealand.
Licensed apparel specialist Poetic Gem has strengthened its sales operation with the addition of a new account manager, Kaleigh Durney.
Florida-based toymaker The Bridge Direct has acquired the toy assets of Good Stuff Corporation.
Organized by Editora Espaço Palavra with support from the Brazilian Licensing Association and Estúdio N´ovo, the Grand Hyatt in
São Paulo, Brazil, hosted the sixth annual Expo Licensing Brasil, Sept. 10-11.
Saban Brands has promoted Frederic Soulie to senior vice president of global distribution.
The digital tween brand Punky Princess is headed to BLE in London this year with an eye toward expansion.
The Copyrights Group Limited has appointed The Joester Loria Group to represent The Snowman brand in the U.S. and Canada.
The founder of the independent children’s producer 1461, has launched the new IP management company Those Licensing People.
Brand strategy agency IMC has promoted two members of its management team to the position of vice president.
Following its debut appearance at Brand Licensing Europe last month, Outfit7 has signed a series of deals for Talking Tom and Talking Friends.
Branding executive Nicole Burt has joined the talent and media firm APA.
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