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.”
PGS Entertainment has secured worldwide media rights to the new “ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks” TV series.
Lawless Entertainment has appointed Metrostar to represent Suzy’s Zoo in the U.K. and Eire.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named as the licensing agency for fashion designer and artist Robin Zingone.
Performance Brands has been appointed to represent the racing car manufacturer McLaren, best known for its Formula 1 cars.
The Wish Factory has signed on to manage the sales and marketing for Wham-O’s classic brands including Hula Hoop and Hacky Sack.
Aadarsh has tapped independent licensing agency Bruno Productions to represent its preschool brand Purple Turtle in the Netherlands.
Cottage Life Media has appointed The Licensing Shop to build a lifestyle consumer products program for its brand.
Centerstage Brands International has tapped Univision Communications to license the late Latin American movie star Pedro Infante in the U.S.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
The app “Pou” has tapped Consumer Product Connection to develop a worldwide licensing program for the brand.
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