The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is the leading trade organization for the industry, and in 2015, it marks a milestone anniversary.
Full Colour Black has secured the exclusive worldwide licensing and product rights to 72, previously unavailable Bob Marley images from a 1975 London concert.
Licensing agency the JRL Group has been selected to represent Estwing Tools, best known for its line of solid steel hammers.
Digital game developer Glu Mobile, creator of the "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" app, has appointed Dimensional Branding Group as its licensing agency.
Fox is bringing back its popular quiz show "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader," and Brand Central will reprise its role as the brand's licensing agency.
Newly formed licensing agency Vivid Art Agency has signed fine artist Judith Lynn as its first client.
Splash Entertainment has appointed Metrostar to develop and manage the licensing program for the TV series, "Chloe’s Closet" in the U.K. and Ireland.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as worldwide representative for Messy Anne, a book-based preschool property.
Dentsu Entertainment USA has tapped MarVista Entertainment to handle licensing and distribution of its anime series "Yo-Kai Watch" in Latin America.
RRKidz, the company that re-launched "Reading Rainbow" in 2011, has appointed Brand Central to develop its consumer products program.
Iconic New York City social club Max’s Kansas City has appointed the Artist Legacy Group as its global licensing representative.
Coolabi Group has inked deals with a trio of new partners for its preschool brand Poppy Cat.
Kidrobot has appointed licensing agencies JLK Brand and memBrain Licensing to jointly manage the licensing program for its character brand Yummy World.
DreamWorks Animation has acquired the classic property Felix the Cat, which will fold into the DreamWorks Classics portfolio.
After conquering much of Asia, the TurnOut Ventures (a subsidiary of Turner) bunny character Tuzki is heading to Japan with a new licensing agent.
Discount variety store chain Dollar Tree has acquired rival discount store chain Family Dollar Stores, becoming the largest discount retailer in North America.
Bulldog Licensing has been appointed to represent The London Taxi Company for licensing worldwide.
Licensing agency Brands with Influence has taken on two new brands–The Enid Blyton Estate, which is owned by Hachette U.K., and the CBBC star Hacker T Dog.
Planeta Junior and Studio 100 International have named Spanish toy manufacturer, Famosa as the worldwide master toy partner for the Heidi brand.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide licensing agent for the book series Waddley Sees The World.
Tiger Aspect Productions has appointed Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific as the exclusive licensing agent for Mr. Bean in Asia.
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