With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
License! Global is now calling for submissions for the exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
Ludorum has appointed Licensing Street as its U.S. licensing consultant for the preschool show “Chuggington.”
Genius Brands International has elected entertainment industry veteran Anthony Thomopoulos to its board of directors.
Bioworld Merchandising is setting its sights on the children’s market with the acquisition of Nolan Glove Co.
Reeder Brand Management will represent the brand of the late Chris Farley for licensing.
DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, has hired former Walt Disney Studios executive T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
U.K. novelty company Mask-arade has expanded its team with the appointment of Tanya Folliot as international sales manager.
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
License 2 Play launched the new girls’ accessory line Click-eez this week at New York Toy Fair.
For the first time MIPTV, which will take place April 7-10 in Cannes, France, will feature a special program dedicated to kids content.
Tokyo-based licensing consultant ZenWorks has launched a series of English classes for licensing professionals in Japan.
License! Global is calling for submissions for its annual Top Global Licensors report and the Top Global Licensing Agents list.
The French Licensing Federation has announced the nominees for the second annual French Brands Awards.
DreamWorks Animation has announced that its board of directors has nominated Universal Music Group’s Lucian Grainge and Hulu’s Jason Kilar to replace current directors Nathan Myhrvold and Richard Sherman, who are retiring.
Maura Regan of Sesame Workshop is one of four business leaders who will be honored at the Women In Industry Luncheon.
Beanstalk has signed on to build a licensing program for the blogs “Bag Snob” and “Mrs. Lilien.”
The Trump Organization has appointed The Partnership to launch the Trump home and apparel brands in the U.K.
The Toys ‘R’ Us Children’s Fund has donated $100,000 for recovery programs in Moore, Okla.
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