Brand Licensing Europe is looking to build on the success of last year’s showwith new brands and by adding to its roster of unique show features.
Discount variety store chain Dollar Tree has acquired rival discount store chain Family Dollar Stores, becoming the largest discount retailer in North America.
Mo’s Nose, the children’s book series by Margaret Hyde, is looking to extend its brand into new products.
Art licensing company MGL has signed on to represent contemporary artist Dan Fenelon.
m4e has appointed Dutch brand licensing agency License Connection to represent children’s TV series “Tip The Mouse” in Benelux territories.
Hair care company Drybar has appointed licensing consultants Brand Central to expand the blowout-only salon brand across the U.S.
U.K. girl band The Tootsie Rollers has appointed Game of 2 Halves as its new licensing agent.
Fermata Partners has launched Fermata College, a new division to represent college and university trademark licensing programs.
London-based streetwear brand BodyMap is working with Foundry Brand Consultants to reboot the clothing line with licensing deals and collaborations.
Universal Music Group and Keshet International have signed a deal that will see UMG have the exclusive option to sign artist agreements with contestants on “Rising Star.”
DRi Licensing has signed on to represent U.K. artist Doug Hyde.
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.
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation has appointed licensing agency Brand Central to expand its bakery brand.
Platinum Films has appointed Haven Licensing to represent its boys’ adventure series, “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in Australia and New Zealand.
Specialty food gifting company Hickory Farms has appointed the Atlanta-based Brand Licensing Team to launch a licensing program.
ABC Studios has appointed Knockout Licensing to launch and manage the licensing program for its “Nashville” television show.
Rainbow has added a new Nordic licensing agent–Screening Agency, to the global network representing its girls’ brand Winx Club.
Big Tent Entertainment is expanding its relationship with Tsuneo Goda, creator of the Domo character, to also represent the character Komaneko.
Studio 100 International has tapped Empire Licensing to represent May the Bee in South East Asia.
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