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.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
The oldest symphony orchestra in the country, the New York Philharmonic, has appointed Remarkable Brands as its worldwide licensing agent.
Beanstalk has signed on to help fashion retailer The Limited build its brand beyond its namesake retail stores with a host of licensed brand extensions.
The Campbell Soup Company has retained brand agency Big Tent Entertainment to lead the way for a new line of licensed products.
memBrain has signed on to manage the global licensing program for the character brand Purridge & Friends, created by Furry Feline Creatives.
C3 Entertainment has signed on to represent acclaimed illusionist and magician Michael Grandinetti, currently a regular on the CW TV series "Masters of Illusion."
The Spanish character brand Baby Animals has appointed Empire Multimedia Corp. to represent its brand in Asia.
The kids' educational brand Numbers Alive! has tapped Kid Glove to develop the property for a wide spectrum of entertainment and merchandising platforms.
Tiger Aspect Productions has appointed Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific as the exclusive licensing agent for Mr. Bean in Asia.
Rocket Licensing has been appointed to represent the U.K. fashion accessory and cosmetics brand Models Own, known for its nail polishes.
Saban Brands has tapped Cartoon Network Latin America as the licensing and merchandising agent for Power Rangers and Digimon Fusion.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
Entrepreneur Media, the premier source of information for enterprising business people, has teamed up with The Blake Project.
DHX Media has renewed its deal with BBC Worldwide Asia to represent “Teletubbies” and “In the Night Garden” in China.
Licensing industry veteran and former HIT Entertainment director Stacey Reiner has formed her own full-service licensing and branding agency.
Marie Claire Paris has tapped P&L Global Network as its licensing agent in Central and South America.
Bulldog Licensing has added Black Mint Licensing as a sub-agent for It’s a Wild Life in Australia and New Zealand.
FremantleMedia North America has been named as the licensing agent for the multiple Emmy Award-winning show, “Deadliest Catch.”
eOne is building momentum for the Peppa Pig brand in Russia and the Ukraine with the appointment of a regional licensing agent and a number of licensees.
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