Monthly Archive: May 2017

Universal Brand Development Expands Strategic Focus On Games Publishing and Announces New Leadership Team

James Molinets joins the team as Senior Vice President, Production; Timothy FitzRandolph named Vice President of Creative; and Fabian Schonholz, Senior Vice President of Technology and Operations UNIVERSAL CITY, CA, May 15, 2017 — Universal Brand Development today announced that it will expand its strategic focus on games and build an organization to self-publish its own titles, taking a more

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Exclusive: A Strategic Alliance of Two International Fashion Houses is Born.

Leomil, as a part of the Cortina-Group and the Erve-Group have joined forces through a strategic alliance that will leverage their respective strengths in the footwear and apparel markets and will maximize the opportunities for their partners to grow. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, the two companies will be able to serve their partners in the very best way possible

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Historical British TV Drama “Victoria” Now Available for Licensing in U.S./Canada

ITV Studios Global Entertainment Appoints Spotlight Licensing to Manage Victoria Licensing Program Across North America NEW YORK (May 12, 2017) – Spotlight Licensing and Brand Management, Inc. (spotlightlicensing.com), has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the North American licensing program for the lavish British historical television drama Victoria. “We are looking forward to working with Spotlight Licensing

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Broad Street Licensing Group Brokers Breakthrough Licensing Agreement for Tony Roma’s Restaurant Products at Retail

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 10, 2017 – Broad Street Licensing Group, exclusive agent for the Tony Roma Restaurant brand has brokered a deal with Ruprecht Company for an extensive line of sous vide meats including ribs and BBQ. This new agreement makes it possible for rib and BBQ fanatics to enjoy Tony Roma’s restaurant quality ribs and BBQ meats in

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The Joester Loria Group Named by Zing for Stikbot Licensing Program

HONG KONG, May 12, 2017 – The Joester Loria Group (JLG) announced that it has been appointed by Zing, maker of the Stikbot brand stop motion animation toys, as its exclusive licensing agent of record in the U.S. and Canada. Zing conducted an extensive agency search to identify the right agency to leverage its $100 million dollar brand, and the

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Tickets on Sale Now for Jurassic World: The Exhibition, Opening May 26, 2017, at the Field Museum in Chicago

A first for The Field Museum, 17,000 square foot tent will be erected to house the immersive exhibit   Tickets available at www.FieldMuseum.org/JurassicWorld   WHAT: The Field Museum announces tickets are now on sale for Jurassic World: The Exhibition, set to open just prior to Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 26, 2017.   The Exhibition will be open seven

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World’s Top Brands and Licensing Agencies to Participate in Licensing Expo 2017

Santa Monica, Calif. (May 9, 2017) –Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, is pleased to announce that more than 5000 brands from consumer goods and lifestyle categories including accessories, automotive, corporate, fashion, food and beverage, household, publishing, sports and non-profit will exhibit at Licensing Expo 2017. The Expo returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center

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The Brand Liaison Getting Ugly

Ugly Christmas Sweater Licensing to Debut at International Licensing Expo May 23-24-25 in Las Vegas New York, NY, May 3, 2016: Crown Jewlz, a leading stationery company and creator of the Ugly Christmas Sweater brand has selected The Brand Liaison as its agent for licensing of their ugly Christmas designs. The Brand Liaison will feature the new collection for 2017

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NBCUniversal International Studios and Imagine Exhibitions Bring TV Phenomenon “Downton Abbey” to Life

Multi-Year Tour Begins in Singapore at Marina Bay Sands With US Locations Confirmed for 2018 LONDON– April 26, 2017 – NBCUniversal International Studios and Imagine Exhibitions today announced the launch of Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, the first-ever fully immersive experience inside the world of Carnival Films’ multi award-winning and global television phenomenon, Downton Abbey.  The multi-year international tour will connect

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More Partners for Elmer!

3rd May, 2017 – Andersen Press and Metrostar have announced five new partners for Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. Casa Chicos, Amscan, Milly&Flynn, Cooneen and JoJo Maman Bebe join Dennicci, Rainbow Designs, Hype, Flametree and Petit Jour to grow Elmer’s list of licensed products in the UK. This follows Elmer’s successful babywear debut in Tu at Sainsbury’s earlier this year. Amscan

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