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.
The Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair, taking place now in Nuremberg, Germany, has announced the four winners of its annual ToyAward.
Meredith has acquired Shape magazine and plans to combine Shape magazine with its own health and wellness publication Fitness.
U.K. licensing executives Anthony Temple (Rainbow Designs), Alicia Davenport (DRi) and Stephen Gould (CPLG) have organized a Miffy & Friends Charity Cycling Challenge.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
Simba Toys has been named as the official toy partner for the modeling competition "Germany's Next Top Model," it was announced today from the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
BurdaIntermedia Merchandising has been appointed as the German licensing agent for the U.K. preschool brand Deer Little Forest.
On Thursday, licensing professionals will host a series of discussions on the connection between licensing and toys at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair Germany.
For the first time in the brand’s 56-year history, Barbie is pulling out a cape and mask and transforming into a modern day superhero.
Witty Toys, a Rainbow Group company, has launched a new range of Winx Club dolls today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
Euromonitor International will discuss findings in its research into the traditional toys and games industry today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany.
Endemol North America announced a new deal with rapper Pitbull to develop and produce content for TV and digital at NATPE Miami Monday.
Global energy company Shell has signed on as the headline sponsor of the new Motorsports Café feature area at Licensing Expo 2014.
Studio 100 has appointed Tim Brooke-Hunt as president of the board of Flying Bark Productions in Australia.
Acamar Films has tapped The Licensing Company to rep its upcoming TV show, “Bing Bunny."
Dark Horse and HBO Global Licensing have revealed the next releases in their line of Game of Thrones collectible figures.
MEGA Brands and Ubisoft are teaming to create a new line of collector construction sets based on “Assassin’s Creed.”
CBS Consumer Products is expanding its Star Trek program into new categories including golf and office accessories and souvenirs.
Facebook has acquired the cross-platform mobile messaging company WhatsApp for approximately $16 billion.
Children’s magazine publisher Redan Publishing has welcomed back Jessica McKnight as sales and marketing director.
Tim Juckes has been tapped as the new sales director of U.K. consumer products at Saban Brands.
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