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Actor Zach Avery Pleads Guilty To $650 Million Licensing Fraud

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief The Hollywood actor Zachary Horwitz—better known by his stage name Zach Avery—faces decades behind bars after admitting his role in a $650 million Ponzi scheme. Horwitz was charged… . . . read more

Canadian Experiment Furthers McDonald’s Sustainability Goals

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief McDonald’s is continuing its drive toward environmental sustainability with a new program in Canada that will see two Green Concept Restaurants unveiled in London, Ontario, and Vancouver, British… . . . read more

COVID Continues To Impact Licensing Trends This Fall

By Alicia Rosa Fall is here with school in full swing and some people returning to physical offices. According to a new survey from MassMutual, Americans are projected to have spent an extra $700 this… . . . read more

Sesame Workshop Elevates Samantha Maltin to Executive Vice President

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit media and educational organization behind Sesame Street, has promoted Samantha Maltin to Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, expanding her responsibilities to include Strategic Communications, Events, and Archives, while she… . . . read more

Amazon Changing the Game With Do, Re & Mi Licensing Deal

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief The global play company Jazwares announced this week the release of its exclusive Do, Re & Mi product line, licensed from the Amazon original series. And while The Licensing… . . . read more

Netflix Acquires The Roald Dahl Story Company

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief Streaming leader Netflix fired another shot in its ongoing war with competitors, announcing Sept. 22 it has acquired the works of beloved children’s writer Roald Dahl. “We’re excited… . . . read more

Julian Zag Named Head Of Global CP at ZAG

Thanks to his role in helping ZAG expand its operations around the world in recent years, Julian Zag has now been named Head of Global Consumer Products for the company. Zag also serves as Executive… . . . read more

How LEGO’s Monkie Kid Deal With Amazon Could Change Toy Licensing

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief. LEGO is taking its first steps in a partnership with Amazon Kids+, as the hit Asian series Monkie Kid debuted on the streamer on Sept. 9. And that… . . . read more

TLL and SPLiCE Launching Sustainability Award Program

There’s some exciting news this month as The Licensing Letter and SPLiCE launch a new program recognizing those companies leading the way on sustainability in the licensing industry.  Beginning Nov. 1, The Licensing Letter and… . . . read more

Little Prince Licensing Deals Abound For 75th Anniversary

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief It’s been 75 years since Antoine de Saint-Exupery wrote the classic novella The Little Prince in 1943, during the darkest days of World War II. Now, thanks to a… . . . read more