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.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
Creation Films has tapped C3 Entertainment as the distribution partner for its Historical War library of documentary films.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Lima Sky has appointed Danish firm INK as licensing agent in the Nordics and Eastern Europe for its mobile game “Doodle Jump.”
TF1 has renewed Tele Images’ animated series “The Ranch” for a second season, and, in conjunction, is planning a comprehensive licensing program.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
IMG Licensing and UniWorld Group have partnered to develop licensing and marketing opportunities for the music brand Def Jam Enterprises.
Studio 100 International has tapped Empire Licensing to represent May the Bee in South East Asia.
VIZ Media Europe has signed several new broadcast partners and a licensing agent for its boys’ property Tenkai Knights in Benelux.
Space Enterprises has teamed up DIC 2 in Italy to develop a licensing program for its preschool series “The Hive.”
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for the new children’s property Raising Maddie.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has appointed Haven Licensing to represent is brands in Australia and New Zealand.
One Three Media has appointed Brand Central to represent its new game show.
Chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck is teaming up with Beanstalk to expand his brand and culinary expertise into new categories and product lines.
Coolabi has appointed SMC Entertainment Group as the exclusive licensing agent in North America for “Poppy Cat.”
Californian tabletop designer Laurie Gates has tapped IMG Licensing as his exclusive worldwide licensing agency.
Ink has appointed Rizon Studios Licensing as Subway Surfers' newest sub-agent in the U.K. and Ireland.
Lawless Entertainment has signed on to represent the properties of Animagic Media Group.
Mercis, which owns the Miffy property among others, has appointed CPLG Italy to represent its brands for licensing.
King Features, worldwide licensor of Betty Boop and Popeye, has appointed Tycoon Group as its agent in Latin and Central America.
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