In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
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.
Jam Brands, in collaboration with Copyrights Group, will launch a licensing program for the lifestyle magazine Jits at Brand Licensing Europe next month.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
Richard Goldsmith has been given an expanded role at the Jim Henson Company as executive vice president of global distribution and international consumer products.
Redibra has appointed P&L Global Network as the exclusive licensing agency for Gallina Pintadita for several Latin American countries.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has announced a series of promotions and new hires.
K and K Promotions has entered into a representation agreement with Network Entertainment and Reeder Brand Management for the Evel Knievel brand.
Vince Klaseus will join Universal Pictures as president of the newly created brand development division.
Exim Mexico appointed Sergio Ribeiro as its new commercial director.
LIMA is now accepting nominations for its annual Licensing Industry Hall of Fame award.
ZDF Enterprises and its broadcast partner ABC Australia have picked up the new preschool series “Q Pootle 5” from Snapper Productions.
The Joester Loria Group has been appointed to build a licensing program for celebrity chef and TV personality Fabio Viviani.
Advanstar Communications and Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo have teamed up with Diamond Comic Distributors to promote the annual event.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe returns to BLE this year with a portfolio featuring some of the world’s hottest gaming brands.
Endemol has promoted Ingrid Akkerman to director of brand relations within its commercial affairs team.
Zodiak Kids is bringing the CBeebies star Mister Maker to Butlins holiday resorts over the next two years.
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products has appointed Big Tent Entertainment to develop "The Biggest Loser" into a lifestyle brand.
Bulldog Licensing’s North American sister company is taking on the Garfield brand in the U.S. and Canada.
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