The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is the leading trade organization for the industry, and in 2015, it marks a milestone anniversary.
With Shaun the Sheep Movie set to premiere in the U.S. Aug. 7, Aardman Animation has appointed JLK Brand Licensing Group as the brand's new agent.
Paul Stanley, co-founder and singer/songwriter of the legendary band KISS, has teamed up with Epic Rights to develop and launch a new lifestyle brand.
Dentsu Entertainment USA and Level-5 have appointed Evolution USA to bring the franchises "Yo-Kai Watch" and "Little Battlers eXperience" to the U.S. and Canada.
Full Colour Black has secured the exclusive worldwide licensing and product rights to 72, previously unavailable Bob Marley images from a 1975 London concert.
Licensor Perry Ellis International has unveiled a leadership succession plan that will see founder and CEO George Feldenkreis step down after 50 years leading the company.
Herb Scannell has decided to step down as president of BBC Worldwide North America, with Ann Sarnoff, currently COO of the division, set to take over the role.
Licensing agency the JRL Group has been selected to represent Estwing Tools, best known for its line of solid steel hammers.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointment veteran executive and producer Martha Sepulveda as director of development and production, kids and family entertainment.
VIZ Media has named Brad Woods as its chief marketing officer.
Ascena Retail Group and Ann Taylor have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Ascena will acquire the women’s retailer for cash and stock.
Brands with Influence has been appointed to create a licensing program for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Biplano has been appointed as the exclusive licensing agent for iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups in Spain, Portugal and Andorra.
The Kellogg Company has appointed the Joester Loria Group to develop and execute a licensing program for its Pringles snack brand.
In the run up to Miffy’s 60th anniversary in 2015, Mercis has signed new apparel partnerships for the character in Italy and Israel.
With Licensing Expo 2014 just around the corner, several big names and big stars are slated to take center stage at the industry’s most important event.
TSBA Group, global licensing agent for energy company Shell, is exhibiting the brand’s heritage and modern aspects across two booths at Licensing Expo.
Just Licensing, master agent for the WikiLeaks brand and the name and likeness of its founder Julian Assange, has signed two new sub-agents for the brand in Europe.
Gifting company Carte Blanche Group has appointed Sarah Quigley as head of U.K. licensing.
Lifestyle brand Extreme has appointed Ryan Maxwell to the position of marketing manager.
Jeremy Robinson has been appointed as the new country manager at toy company Schleich.
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