Chapter: United States

License Global Honors 19 Female Leaders Who Have Impacted Licensing Industry with Inaugural “The Influentials” List

December 2017 Issue Also Highlights 58 Female Licensing “Game Changers”; Top Women-Led Brand Licensing Agencies SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Dec. 14, 2017) –License Global magazine, the licensing industry’s thought leader, has released its inaugural “The Influentials” list, which honors women who have impacted the licensing industry in a significant way. The honorees are established industry leaders from highly-respected companies including BBC Worldwide,

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The Sharpe Company To Rep Royal Armouries in the US and Canada

With its historical home in the Tower of London and three museums in the UK, the Royal Armouries is the UK’S national museum of arms and armour, one of the largest and finest collections of arms and armour in the world. Appointed by Licensing Management International, The Sharpe Company will be its Licensing representative in the US and Canada. Dating

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Kalle Törmä

Artificial Intelligence Will Take Brand Licensing Operations to Next Level

The world of brand licensing is ever-changing, with new technologies quickly shifting the environment and shaping new, unique licensed products. But how about the operations side in the licensing business? How could artificial intelligence, or AI, help brand licensing businesses to grow and improve? AI is clearly here to stay. Global businesses are harnessing its power and the brand licensing

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LaurDIY Adds Tech Accessories

Incipio with LaurDIY to launch mobile device accessories for smartphones, tablets and laptops December 12, 2017: New York, NY:  YouTube sensation Lauren Riihimaki, better known as LaurDIY, and leading mobile device solutions and technology company, Incipio® ,are proud to announce the launch of LaurDIY tech accessories that include smartphone, laptop and tablet cases, as well as portable power and charging

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Good Christmas Presence for Licensing at Retail in the UK

The Christmas bells have been jingling since mid-November in the UK retail market but it remains to be seen if this early start to Christmas trade will get the tills ringing. Christmas is clearly a key time for retailers and as a retail facing industry licensing plays a part in it. Often it is a time that retailers turn to licensing for categories like gifting

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Studio 100 Takes Over Emmy Award Winner Little Airplane Productions

Schelle, Munich, New York, 1st December 2017 – Studio 100 has taken over the New York-based company Little Airplane Productions. Animation studio Little Airplane Productions was founded by Josh Selig in 1999 and its staff has won numerous acclaimed awards, including 21 Emmy Awards. Little Airplane Productions is known for the series Wonder Pets, Small Potatoes, Super Wings, P. King Duckling

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to attend BBC-curated Children’s Global Media Summit

The Duke of Cambridge will deliver a keynote speech on children’s mental health at the Children’s Global Media Summit on Wednesday 6 December. The keynote session will explore how unlimited freedom in the digital world may be impacting on children’s mental health and wellbeing. It will also examine what those in the industry should do next to engage with the

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Live From New York – It’s Saturday Night Live Wine!

From Lot18, Limited Edition Collection of Wines Inspired by the Emmy® Award-Winning Show and Popular Characters Available for Pre-Order Now Winemaker Lot18, in collaboration with Universal Brand Development and the legendary, Emmy® Award-winning NBC series Saturday Night Live, has unveiled a wine collection that celebrates the long-running show and some of its most entertaining characters. The limited edition collection features

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CCTV Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop Continue Long Tradition of Collaboration on New Content for China

China’s National Broadcaster CCTV to Shoot Chinese New Year Special on Iconic Sesame Street Set (New York, NY, November 29, 2017) – Building on a relationship that began 35 years ago with the televised “Big Bird in China” special, China’s national broadcaster China Central Television Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational media organization behind Sesame Street, will co-produce

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Xtreme Personal Care and Perio Inc. Team Up to Launch Barbasol® and Pure Silk® Men and Women’s Electric Grooming Accessories

Edison, NJ, [DATE] – Xtreme Personal Care, a division of JEM Accessories, Inc. and Perio Inc. announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement to extend the iconic Barbasol and Pure Silk brands beyond shave cream and razors into men and women’s electric grooming accessories.  The Seltzer Licensing Group, Perio’s exclusive global licensing agency, was responsible for bringing

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