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.
Shine America has tapped Brand Central as the exclusive licensing agency for its series “MasterChef.”
“The WotWots” is continuing its expansion into Europe with the addition of new licensing agents in Germany and Turkey,.
DRi Licensing has appointed Charlotte Wallace as brand manager to focus on retail development, brand management and sales.
License! Global has extended the deadline for op 125 Global Licensors submissions to Wednesday.
U.K. confectionery licensee Bon Bon Buddies has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International trade.
The ASPCA has named Matthew E. Bershadker as its new president and chief executive officer.
Early Bird Licensing has signed on to represent the soccer brand Paris Saint Germain in the Nordic market.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has appointed Haven Licensing to represent is brands in Australia and New Zealand.
The Brand Liaison has been appointed to represent artist and designer Debra Valencia.
Producers Peter Curtis and Nick Barrington have created the new kids’ entertainment company Nurture Rights.
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