The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
Bulldog Licensing has promoted Vicky Hill to the role of licensing manager.
Frank Blake, former chief executive officer and current chairman of The Home Depot, has been named the 2015 recipient of the National Retail Federation’s Gold Medal Award.
The Collegiate Licensing Company (an affiliate of IMG College) has locked up yet another university partnership.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Apparel trade show organizer Bread & Butter has filed for bankruptcy just days after canceling its January 2015 show.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
The joint venture between 21st Century Fox's Shine Group and Apollo Global Management's Endemol and Core Media Group has launched.
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog children’s books died on Dec. 12 at the age of 86.
The Light Fund, the U.K.'s charitable body for the licensing industry, has named 16 beneficiaries for the more than £90,000 it raised in 2014.
Sakar International has launched a new line of electronics accessories that pay homage to some of the biggest names in the music business.
The National Retail Federation will honor Costco co-founder and board member Jim Sinegal with the Gold Medal Award at its annual conference next week.
Penguin Random House U.K. is creating one, combined children's division, following the two publishers’ merger in late 2012.
Silvergate Media has partnered with Super RTL for the broadcast and merchandising of its Peter Rabbit brand across German-speaking territories.
Turner Broadcasting has appointed former Mattel executive Johanne Broadfield to the role of vice president, Cartoon Network Enterprises, EMEA.
Viacom has formed a program acquisitions group to coordinate the company's activity across its portfolio of domestic media networks.
Mike Young, CEO, and Liz Young, president, of the U.S.-based Moonscoop, have regained 100 percent ownership of the company.
Ben Richardson has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Australia and New Zealand.
C3 Entertainment has been named as the exclusive worldwide representative of chef Jason Santos for licensing and merchandising.
Dream Theatre has partnered with adidas to build the licensing presence of Real Madrid in India.
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