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.
Actress, model and philanthropist Lisa Ray has gathered a management team and created Lisa Ray Worldwide to build her lifestyle brand.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent Motion Pictures' new series "Pumpkin Reports" in Spain, Portugal, France, Greece, Turkey and Eastern Europe.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to represent the new entertainment brand Mulligan.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has appointed Copyright Promotions Licensing Group as its new consumer products agent in the Nordics and CEE.
Morgen Studios has appointed licensing agents to represent its animated series "Super 4" and the brand that inspired it, Playmobil, in Spain, Portugal and Italy.
WeMatch has appointed One Entertainment to develop a licensing program in the U.S. and Canada for the 2016 Copa America soccer tournament.
Italian agency Team Entertainment has been appointed to represent the TV series "Calimero" and fashion brand V19.69 Italy.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed Global Licensing to represent the TV series "Thunderbirds Are Go" in New Zealand.
DreamWorks Animation has appointed Copyright Promotions Licensing Group to represent Felix the Cat and the publishing brand Where’s Wally? in France.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for feature film project Running Blind.
Brand Central has signed on to develop a consumer products program for the design and lifestyle company Dwell Media.
Bagdasarian Productions is extending its relationship with PGS Entertainment to include licensing representation of the TV series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
Brand Squared Licensing, a division of communications and marketing firm Peppercomm, has added four new brands to its roster.
Global licensing agency Epic Rights continues to grow its roster of music artists and brands with the addition of Jefferson Airplane.
Beanstalk has signed on to represent the luxury fashion brand Carmen Marc Valvo for licensing.
Jockey International has appointed licensing agency The Joester Loria Group to expand the brand into the swimwear and home categories in the U.S.
IMC has launched its own influencer marketing division, built on the platform established by its sister company, Vibrant Nation.
Bright Star Characters has appointed Just Licensing Australia to represent its Popcorn the Bear brand for licensing in Australia and New Zealand.
Greeting card brand Hallmark has tapped P&L Global Network will develop a new licensing program for its brand in Latin America.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has expanded its relationship with agents Nordic Licensing Company and Brights.
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