Tag Archives: Licensing

WildBrain CPLG expands into APAC

Entertainment, sport and brand licensing agency WildBrain CPLG, whose brands include Teletubbies and In the Night Garden, is continuing to strengthen its global footprint with expansion across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region and the launch of new dedicated offices in Singapore, Taipei and Seoul. Additionally, the licensing team who are …

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Paramount Global promotes Pam Kaufman to President, Consumer Products and Experiences

Paramount Global has announced that Pam Kaufman will take on the role of President, Consumer Products and Experiences, effective immediately. In addition to leading the Consumer Products business representing well over $5.5 billion in worldwide retail revenue, Kaufman will now have oversight across the Paramount global portfolio of Live Experiences …

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EXCLUSIVE: Bulldog Licensing – creating brands from toys

After years of toys and games being a key licensed product category, Bulldog Licensing has been establishing an alternative model for the licensing industry since 2008, making toy brands into successful licensors, and creating wide-ranging consumer products programmes based on them. Kiran Grewal chatted to MD Rob Corney to find …

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Sally Carnota promoted within Hasbro’s global licensing team

Hasbro has announced the promotion of Sally Carnota to Senior Director of UK Licensed Consumer Products, effective immediately. Carnota will be based at Hasbro’s Warren Street office in the UK and report to Marianne James, Vice President of EMEA & Asia Licensed Consumer Products at Hasbro.  “Sally has been integral …

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Countdown to Brand Licensing Europe: 21 things to look out for at the 21st event

To mark 21 years of the event, Brand Licensing Europe has released a list of 21 things to see, do and enjoy at this year’s show. BLE 2021 runs from 17-19 November at ExCeL London. Attendees can register now for a free ticket from www.brandlicensing.eu and start requesting meetings and planning …

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Interview with Anna Knight, BLE Event Director: “There’s loads of new stuff this year!”

Hi Anna, thanks for giving up your time in the run-up to the show. We’re guessing everyone is delighted to be able to meet in person again. Is there a real sense of excitement? A hundred per cent. Me and the whole BLE team can’t wait to get to ExCeL and …

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Hasbro taps Gabrielle Sims to head up softlines for its UK consumer products business

The well respected licensing executive, Gabrielle Sims is joining Hasbro’s UK licensed consumer products team as its new head of softlines business. She will bring her wealth of industry experience to the new role, garnered from her more than 15 years across some of the biggest agencies. Sims joins the …

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Obituary | Those Licensing People founder and MD, Russell Dever

The vivacious and engaging founder of licensing agency, Those Licensing People, Russell Dever (aged 62), passed away on 11th August having sadly taken his own life after a long battle with depression. Renowned for his passion in children’s entertainment and content, his affection for the genre led him to found the …

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Licensing Expo Virtual’s On Demand Content goes live ahead of show’s launch next week

The on-demand content surrounding this year’s Licensing Expo Virtual has now gone live, with the show scheduled to take place only one week from now, when it will play host to some 3,000 confirmed digital meetings. Slated to take place from August 24th to 26th and produced in partnership with …

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Toikido strikes global master partnership with Boneloaf’s gaming IP Gang Beasts

Toikido has struck a new major, global master partnership in the gaming space, this time partnering with the British indie games publisher Boneloaf to launch a range of toys, apparel, stationery, and more for the popular, multi-player beat ’em up party game, Gang Beasts. The new pairing marks the second …

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