In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Aadrash has appointed MJA licensing as its licensing agent in France for the Purple Turtle book series.
Withit Licensing has appointed licensing agency AI Licensing to represent its character brand Joey and Joy in the Far East, the Middle East and India.
MGL Licensing has signed on the represent art brand GAL Designs.
Nutri Ventures has appointed d-rights to represent its healthy eating brand in Pan Asia.
RJM Licensing has been appointed by RetroBrands USA to represent the Tegrin dandruff shampoo brand.
Footwear company Birkenstock is gearing up to license its brand with the help of its global consultant TM1 Trademark One.
IMC has launched its own influencer marketing division, built on the platform established by its sister company, Vibrant Nation.
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.
Pan American World Airways has tapped Itochu Fashion System as the master licensee for the Pan Am brand in Japan.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to develop a program for the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.
Friendly Family Productions has appointed Metrostar to develop a licensing program for the Little House on the Prairie brand in the U.K. and Ireland
Hustler and its licensing agent Sharper Inc. will present a new vision for the iconic adult brand at the Licensing Expo this week.
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.”
The U.K.-based, American-style baking brand The Hummingbird Bakery is planning to extend into new product categories.
Plush manufacturer Gund has tapped Parham Santana’s BrandSlam licensing division to build its licensing program.
The European Licensing Company has been appointed to represent Zenit St. Petersburg.
Nottingham Forest has appointed Copyright Licensing Agency to handle licensing for the animated feature film Foosball in MENA.
The Yamaha Motor Corporation has tapped IMG Licensing, a division of IMG Worldwide, to manage and expand its business in North America.
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