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.”
Fremont Licensing has been tapped to represent the web comic series “HJ-Story.”
Tact Communications has named Design Plus as the U.S. licensing agent for the Kikkoman brand.
Entertainment One has signed on to handle worldwide distribution for the YouTube brand Simon’s Cat.
memBrain has been appointed to represent singer-songwriter Christina Milian’s new brand Shelby Star.
Innovative Artists has been appointed as licensing agent for Sophia Grace and Rosie, the YouTube sensations popularized by the “Ellen” talk show.
JELC has been appointed to build a licensing program for the U.K. bed and mattress brand Silentnight.
Knockout Licensing has been appointed by the production company The Asylum to launch a licensing program for its movies.
Platinum Films has appointed License Connection to manage licensing for Matt Hatter Chronicles in Benelux after Disney XD picked up the series.
Man Cave, a home party service for men, has appointed Established Brands to expand its brand into licensing.
Activision Publishing signed a trio of new agents and new licensees for the next iteration of its Skylanders franchise, “Skylanders Swap Force.”
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