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.
The U.S. Toy Industry Association, a not-for-profit trade association, has named Stephen J. Pasierb as president and chief executive officer.
Iconix Brand Group has completed its acquisition of the Strawberry Shortcake brand and appointed Cathy Hoffman Glosser to lead its development.
General Mills has tapped Nifty Home Products to create a line of Betty Crocker-branded bakeware and cookware accessories that will debut at retail later this year.
Media company Meredith will launch its new line of Allrecipes cookware, bakeware and kitchen gadgets at the International Home and Housewares show.
Three top executives from the licensing sector will host a Licensing 101 seminar Saturday at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Kate Spade & Company is expanding its presence in the home category with four new licensing partnerships for the Kate Spade New York brand.
Allsop will debut its new line of Gaiam-branded lunch coolers and sports accessories this weekend at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Rosanna Pansino, host of the online baking show "Nerdy Nummies," has partnered with Wilton Enterprises for a series of new YouTube tutorials.
Hampton Forge has teamed with chef Maria Loi for a collection of flatware, cutlery and cookware that will launch at the Home and Housewares Show this weekend.
Biaggi will unveil the new, innovative ZipSak by Lori Greiner at the International Home and Housewares show this weekend in Chicago, Ill.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
The world’s first-ever commercial space line, Virgin Galactic, has tapped Brand Central to develop its CP program in North America.
Gigio Rosa Promotions has been granted the exclusive rights to develop live events and meet-and-greets for the TV series “The Hive” in Italy.
Endemol has acquired the international drama production company Artists Studio, which produces “The Fall.”
Mercis has partnered with the animation studio Blue-Zoo to produce a brand-new 52 x 7-minute animated TV series for the Miffy brand.
Executives from DreamWorks, Beanstalk and Valiant Entertainment are among the experts that will be presenting at this year’s Licensing University.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Lisle Licensing has been appointed to represent the now defunct “Flappy Bird” app for licensing.
Amy Reinhard has been named president of worldwide television and home media acquisitions for Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, is expanding across the pond with the opening of CPLG North America.
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