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.
IMG Licensing has been appointed by the Pro Football Retired Players Association to manage the licensing rights of its members.
9 Story Enterprises has taken on worldwide distribution and licensing rights to “Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids.”
Discovery Enterprises International has tapped the licensing agents Licensed Brands International and The Partnershop in Western Europe.
Big Tent Entertainment has begun to expand internationally with the appointment of a collection of new licensing agents from around the globe.
Space Enterprises has appointed Kaynak Licensing Co. as the licensing agent for “The Hive” in Turkey and Middle East.
The Mary Blair Estate has appointed Firefly Brand Management to bring the art of Disney artist Mary Blair to licensing.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to represent the new TV series “Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms” in North America and Asia Pacific.
Zodiak Kids has appointed MBC3 (part of MBC Group) to represent its preschool series “Tickety Toc” in the Middle East and North Africa.
Photographic agency Magnum Photos has tapped Trunk Archive as its licensing agent in North America.
Viz Media Europe is bringing its new TV series “Tenkai Knights” to Italy on the Discovery Italy free-to-air channel K2.
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