Brand Licensing Europe is kicking off its 15th event with a new show layout and more focused brand presentation for attendees.
Performance Brands has been appointed as the promotions agency for The Pokémon Company International in Europe.
Warner Music Group has promoted Sara Nemerov to SVP and head of global consumer products and brand licensing.
Two executives from Rovio Entertainment will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe on Oct. 15 in London.
Jarden Corporation has announced plans to acquire Yankee Candle Investments for $1.75 billion in cash.
The U.K.-based, American-style baking brand The Hummingbird Bakery is planning to extend into new product categories.
Concept One has appointed Effy Zinkin, currently serving as president of Marc Ecko Enterprises, as its new president.
Passport Brands, the U.S. licensee of the French designer brand Marithe + Francois Girbaud, has appointed Robert Arnot as president.
TF1 has picked up Saban Brands’ “Julius Jr.” and TF1 Licences will serve as the brand’s licensing agent in the region.
The Husqvarna Group has appointed Golden Goose as the U.K. licensing agent for its Flymo gardening brand.
Ellestone Apparel has taken a strategic stake in the holding company of U.K. clothing manufacturer The Fielding Group.
FremantleMedia’s Kids & Family Entertainment division will offer two new titles at MIPJunior in Cannes, France this year.
Licensing agency Global Pursuit has been charged with extending and developing a worldwide lifestyle program for the brand Tumbleweed & Dandelion by Lizabeth (Lizzie) McGraw.
Global brand licensing and consultancy Beanstalk has named Lisa Reiner as its new managing director of Europe and Asia Pacific.
Paper Island has teamed up with Hemingway Designs for a new collection featuring the John Hinde archive.
Planeta Junior highlighted three of its new animated co-productions at MIPJunior last weekend–“Sendokai Champions,” “Egyxos” and “Bubble Bip.”
Silvergate Media has made two new additions to the Classic Peter Rabbit licensee roster, with new partners for plush and tableware.
Safety science company UL will host a Licensing Industry Open Day Nov. 21 at its new facility in Berkshire, England.
The Toy Industry Association will induct five new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame next February.
Dot To Dot Productions has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its productions.
Walmart Stores’ board of directors has elected company veteran Doug McMillonas president and chief executive officer.
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