The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
UBM’s Global Licensing Group has unveiled additional plans for Licensing Week, taking place May 22-25, in conjunction with Licensing Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev.
Google has unseated Apple as America’s most valuable brand, according to Brand Finance’s annual Brand Finance US 500 report.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has revealed the finalists for its annual International Licensing Awards.
The National Day Calendar has tapped C3 Entertainment to represent the “authoritative source for national days” for licensing, merchandising and sponsorships.
UBM, organizers of Licensing Expo Japan, has unveiled an expanded lineup of educational seminars and new exhibitors for the inaugural event.
The Kikkoman Corporation has named Bradford Licensing to serve as its licensing agent for the North American market.
Licensing Expo Japan 2017 will host a wide range of properties from classic brands and characters to current characters, which stand for Japan's "Kawaii" (cute) culture. Here are the pick-ups among those brands and characters.
The Tohokoushinsha Film Corporation explains its plans for the inaugual show, the market's growth opportunitites and more.
Ingram discusses the differences between Japan and other overseas markets as well as why it is exhibiting at the inaugural event.
David Buckley, president of Copyrights Asia, details a host of possibilities for brands in the Japanese market as well as initiatives for the agency.
Brand & Deliver has promoted Ros Carmoody to partnerships director.
Brand Licensing Europe, organized by UBM and sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association, has unveiled the four finalists for its annual License This! competition.
National Amusements, which has a controlling stake in both the CBS Corporation and Viacom, has requested that both companies’ board of directors explore the idea of a potential merger.
A+E Networks has promoted Paul Buccieri to serve as president of A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products has promoted Marianne James to the position of vice president, consumer products, U.K. and Ireland, and retail sales and marketing, Europe.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has tapped 12 licensing agents across multiple territories to create a worldwide consumer products program for its upcoming film Emojiemovie: Express Yourself.
Penguin Ventures and Sony Pictures Entertainment Worldwide Consumer Products will collaborate on the licensing and consumer products program for the new film Peter Rabbit.
Fashion illustrator and social media influencer Rongrong DeVoe has tapped Jewel Branding to extend her brand and art through licensing.
Edgewell Personal Care Brands has appointed Brandgenuity to build a licensing program for its Skintimate Shave Gel brand in North America.
DHX Brands has appointed Child’s Play Communications to promote its animated series “Teletubbies.”
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