With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
Ludorum has appointed Licensing Street as its U.S. licensing consultant for the preschool show “Chuggington.”
Reeder Brand Management will represent the brand of the late Chris Farley for licensing.
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
m4e has tapped Dutch brand licensing agency License Connection to represent its girls brand Mia and me in Benelux.
Studio 100 International has appointed ABC Licensing to represent its flagship brand, Maya the Bee, in Australia and New Zealand.
Bulldog Licensing has signed on to represent the CBBC kids’ drama “Wolfblood” for licensing in the U.K.
Brand licensing agency Global Icons is the new exclusive worldwide representative for the Ironman endurance sports brand.
WikiLeaks has discovered a new way to bring in revenue for its non-profit company, known for publishing classified documents–licensing.
Gaumont International Television and NBCUniversal have appointed Evolution USA as the global licensing agency for the TV series “Hannibal.”
American Kennel Club has appointed 4Licensing as the exclusive worldwide licensing agent for its portfolio of brands.
Moxie & Co has appointed Boom Licensing to expand the licensing program for designer Lotta Jansdotter into the U.K.
The design house Santoro has appointed Backstage Licensing to represent its Gorjuss art brand in Italy.
Televisa has signed on to air and manage the licensing program for Entertainment One’s “Peppa Pig” in Mexico.
Rovio Entertainment has tapped Tycoon Group to manage Angry Birds in Brazil.
PrivateCollection&Co has tapped Versa Licensing to bring Marie Claire-branded product to Mexico.
JELC has signed on to represent sugarcraft artist and author Lindy Smith, and plans to showcase the brand at BLE.
TF1 has picked up Saban Brands’ “Julius Jr.” and TF1 Licences will serve as the brand’s licensing agent in the region.
Aadarsh has been tapped to represent the Swedish TV series “Heroes of the City” in India for merchandising and publishing.
John Hart Studios has tapped licensing professional Brad Bushell to develop a program for its classic comic strips.
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