Monthly Archive: April 2017

‘A WAVE OF CHANGE’ – The Toy Association Responds to Evolving Member Needs 
with New Strategy, New Name, & Major Rebrand, Driving Change Across the Organization

Largest National Toy Association Expands Core Member Services and Launches New Ventures April 24, 2017 | New York, NY – The Toy Association – the largest trade association of its kind in the world – today unveiled a new mission statement, new name, and major rebrand driven by an innovative strategic plan. Formerly called the Toy Industry Association, The Toy

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Global Launch of Maui and Sons x Zara Basics Collection for Spring/Summer 2017

Zara Basics X Maui and Sons is a co-branded collaboration hitting Zara stores globally and online April 25th 2017.  It’s an 8 piece capsule collection, the product being very fashion forward ranging from an embellished crop top, oversized woven shirt with Maui and Sons classic artwork, embroidered daisy dunks, a white denim pant with classic Maui and Sons patches and

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Fast & Furious Hits the Track this September with Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition

Pioneers in Entertainment Robotics Team Up with Universal Brand Development to Deliver Fans an Exhilarating and Innovative Fast & Furious Experience Based on One of the Most Popular Action Movie Serials of All Time Pre-orders Starting May 16 on www.anki.com   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 26, 2017 – Anki, the robotics and artificial intelligence (A.I.) company, today announced Anki

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Keep Calm and Carry On: Spotlight Licensing to Launch North American Licensing Program for Britain’s Imperial Museums

NEW YORK (April 25, 2017) – Spotlight Licensing and Brand Management, Inc. (spotlightlicensing.com), has been entrusted with responsibility for managing the North American licensing program for Britain’s Imperial War Museums “Spotlight Licensing is excited to be working with Imperial War Museums to finally make the images, objects, and other assets in the IWM Collection available for licensing to companies in

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LaurDIY Licensed PopSockets Launch Breaks Records

The Brand Liaison featuring LaurDIY Brand at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas May 23-24-25 April 24, 2017: Boulder, CO – PopSockets, a mobile-accessory lifestyle brand has teamed up with LaurDIY, the most popular DIY-obsessed YouTuber, to launch a collection of LaurDIY designed PopSockets supported by a fully integrated social media campaign. Within hours of its launch, LaurDIY reached over 1 Million followers

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JRL Group, Inc. Secures First Billy Goat® Tavern Licensee

Iconic Billy Goat Tavern expands into the grocery aisles with frozen burgers (Chicago, IL) April 20, 2017 – JRL Group, Inc. has signed the first licensing partner, Devanco Foods, for the world famous Billy Goat Tavern brand.  Devanco Foods has developed a line of frozen burgersincluding the “Curse Breaker” (a full 1/3 pound, pure beef patty), and the Billy Goat

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ZenWorks and Brandog Appointed as Japan Sales Agent for Victoria and Albert Museum Licensing

Both companies to jointly develop new licensing opportunities for the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance TOKYO, Japan. 14 April 2017 – V&A Enterprises Limited has appointed Japan licensing specialists, ZenWorks Co., Ltd. and Brandog Co., Ltd, as its exclusive sales agents to develop new licensing opportunities for the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in Japan. ZenWorks and

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LMCA Engineers Beauty Products License between Milady and Farouk Systems

Leading provider of beauty and wellness education names Farouk Systems as new licensee for student kits. LMCA – New York, NY (April 18, 2017) LMCA is pleased to announce that Milady has written its first exclusive global license to Farouk Systems, Inc. the maker of BioSilk, CHI and Esquire Ultimate Men’s Grooming. This exclusive global license will provide products and

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India Gets its Own Licensing Show: Inviting the Global Licensing Fraternity

New Delhi, India, 14th April 2017: India Licensing Expo (ILE), India’s first and most influential brand licensing show will take place on August 20-21, 2017 at Sahara Star in Mumbai with participation from over 100 global and domestic companies. India Licensing Expo will offer a full range of licensing ecosystem with  over 20,000 visitors expected to attend over 2 days.

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Striker Hires International Licensing Director

April 18, 2017 (Los Angeles): Striker Entertainment announced today that they have hired Anna Kislevitz as Director of International Licensing.   Anna will be focusing on new business and retail opportunities for the UK and EMEA, while also working with existing partners across the Striker portfolio of brands, including AMC’s The Walking Dead, Five Nights at Freddy’s and Valerian and the

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