BLE Breaks Records in 2016

Last week’s annual Brand Licensing Europe event in London surpassed its goals with a record-breaking show. Now in its 18th year, BLE is Europe’s premiere licensing event, and is ... Continue Reading →

BLE: Flora of the Forest, Looney Tunes, Oddbods, Raydar, Trolls

+     DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls will star in a retail campaign for Spanish retailer El Corte Ingles’ “8 Golden Days” promotion, through a collaboration with Planeta ... Continue Reading →

BLE: Simpsons Baby, Digby Dragon, Gumball, Maya, Thunderbirds

+ 20th Century Fox Consumer Products (BLE stand E30) has launched the first-ever baby and nursery line for The Simpsons in Europe, with the first licensees to deliver in 2017. Showcasing ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s Tom Gunn Among License This! Judges

Brand Licensing Europe has revealed the line-up of industry executives judging the 2016 License This! Competition, including Nickelodeon’s Tom Gunn. Now in its seventh year, License ... Continue Reading →

Licensing Expo Shifting to May in 2017

UBM, the organizers of world’s-biggest industry event Licensing Expo, together with the show’s sponsor, the International Licensing Industry Merchandiser’s Association (LIMA), ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes

Dominate, It Did: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Nabs Top Prize at the MTV Movie Awards Director J.J. Abrams and Daisy Ridley (also Best Breakthrough Performance winner) accepted the ... Continue Reading →

BLE 2015 Scores Record Numbers

Organizers of Brand Licensing Europe have gone over the numbers for the 2015 edition recently held in London and have come out with impressive figures. This year’s BLE had more retailers ... Continue Reading →

Moomins Keynote Set for BLE

Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters and niece of Moomins creator Tove Jansson, will give the keynote address at this year’s edition of Brand Licensing Europe in ... Continue Reading →

BLE News Bytes

A quick look at some of the exciting toon brands heading to Brand Licensing Europe in London (October 7-9) + BRB Internacional will present the latest from Invizimals, including trading ... Continue Reading →

BLE Announces License This! Finalists

Brand Licensing Europe has announced the four finalists for its 2014 License This! Competition. The contest, now in its fifth year, offers a chance for creators with brand-new concepts ... Continue Reading →