UBM, the parent company of License! Global, Licensing Expo and MAGIC, has acquired Business Journals Inc., a producer of fashion trade shows, for $69 million in cash.
UBM (the parent company of License! Global, Licensing Expo and MAGIC) will launch IFF MAGIC Japan, a new joint venture between the two fashion trade shows MAGIC and JFW-International Fashion Fair.
More than 50 buying professionals, including Marks & Spencer, Halfords and The Entertainer, will take part in Brand Licensing Europe’s annual Retail Mentoring Program.
Under new leadership, Brand Licensing Europe, set for Oct. 11-13, has already sold out more than 80 percent of the floor space, promising a show that will be bigger than ever before.
GLOBAL–Licensing Expo, organized by UBM, will present the webinar “Licensing and Collaborations for Retailers” this Wednesday, March 28.