The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
Authentic Brands Group has acquired a 51 percent majority stake in the American heritage brand Frye from Global Brands Group.
The annual Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards took place at The Dorchester, Park Lane, London, Thursday, showcasing the best-of-the-best in licensing from the past year in the retail, product and property categories.
Jen Widerstrom, a health and fitness trainer and co-star of “The Biggest Loser,” has appointed All American Licensing to represent her brand for licensing.
Happy Ink has tapped licensing executive Brad Bushell to help build long-term partnerships for its new property, Hamsta World, in North America.
UBM’s Global Licensing Group, organizers of Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe, kicked off the inaugural Licensing Expo Japan yesterday with an overflowing keynote presentation.
Activision has appointed Tinderbox, the digital division of Beanstalk, to represent its video game franchise “Call of Duty” for licensing in Europe.
Licensing Expo, the world’s largest licensing industry event, has revealed a number of new companies and leading brands that have joined its lineup of new exhibitors for the 2017 show.
Imperial War Museums has tapped Spotlight Licensing and Brand Management to manage its licensing program in the North American market.
Punk rock pioneer Iggy Pop has named Artist Legacy Group as his global brand representative.
How Disney’s franchise-focused content strategy has shaped the evolution of the film industry.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has unveiled the finalists for its annual International Licensing Excellence awards.
The Trends International Group has appointed Bruce Morrison to the role of president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Jeffrey Godsick has stepped down from his role as president of Fox Consumer Products to join Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group as executive vice president of worldwide partnerships.
Target has appointed Mark Tritton to the role of executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.
Creative Artists Agency has launched a new full-service culinary marketing and hospitality arm–CAA Culinary.
Mr. Puppy, a character brand created by Michael Lee, has appointed The Licensing Group as its exclusive licensing agency.
Pulse Evolution, a technology and IP company, will aim to expand entertainment licensing through the creation of realistic digital humans.
The Coolabi Group has appointed Gorian Consumer Products to represent the Beast Quest brand in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Benelux.
China's movie marketing maven, Mtime, moves into merchandising.
ITV Studios has signed on License Connection to represent its animated series “Thunderbirds Are Go” in the Benelux region.
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