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.
Licensing Expo will feature 150 new exhibitors at this year's show including A&E, the MLB Players Association, Nintendo, YouTube, the Royal Ballet and more.
Sixteen new licensees for Shopkins, ABG takes on the Michael Jackson brand and dELIA*s plot its return … these are the stories that shaped the week of April 27.
SCE Group has tapped the licensing and marketing firm Idea Patch to launch a full-scale lifestyle brand inspired by the New York adult nightclub Sin City Cabaret.
Brand Licensing Europe has launched The BLE Blog, which will feature insights and opinions on the European licensing sector.
Percy3D’s PercyVites has hired Joshua Levy as vice president of sales and marketing.
Authentic Brands Group has partnered with the Estate of Michael Jackson to build new endorsements and consumer products for The King of Pop's brand.
U.S.-based licensing agency Fermata Partners has added five new football clubs to the growing roster of international soccer teams it represents in North America.
Voting for the annual LIMA awards is now open for members of the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association.
FremantleMedia North America chief executive officer Thom Beers will step down as CEO when his contract with the company concludes this summer.
Brandgenuity has appointed independent licensing company Rocket as the pan-European agent for Gas Monkey Garage brand.
Sesame Workshop has named Lewis Kofsky to the newly created position of vice president, international creative and global interactive strategy.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association will host the webinar “How to Work a Trade Show” this Wednesday.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the exclusive North American licensing agent for Atlantyca Entertainment’s "Geronimo Stilton."
Corus Entertainment's Nelvana has appointed two new licensing agents for Franklin and Friends in German-speaking territories and Turkey.
Cherokee has appointed Copyright Promotions Licensing Group to represent Cherokee Global Brands in its European markets.
DC Thomson has appointed Ishika Kawiratne as brand licensing manager in its consumer products division.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center has appointed Mary M. Mueller as head of business development.
At this year’s Licensing Expo, the Ministry of Culture of Taiwan is sending 10 delegate exhibitors to represent not only Taiwan, but also all of Asia.
WeMatch has appointed Diego Barassi to develop its licensing and retail division, which will be anchored by the Copa America brand.
Licensing agency The Joester Loria Group has been tapped to represent baby brand Britax for licensing in North America.
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