posted in press release on 3/16/16


 LOS ANGELES, California (March 15, 2016) – industry-leading brand licensing agency, Global Icons, announced today its exclusive worldwide representation agreement with Fatburger, the classic American fast-casual hamburger restaurant chain, and Southern California staple, best known for their big juicy hamburgers that are made with fresh, lean beef and cooked-to-order. With a successful base of licensed frozen burger patties sold nationally at all Walmart doors (for the last four years), Global Icons will complement the program by expanding into other food and product categories.

10 High-Profile Brand Partnerships That Struck Gold

posted in media on 2/9/16


Strategic partnerships between brands can be a mutually beneficial relationship. Partnering allows established brands to reach new markets, gain greater distribution and dovetail on their partner’s previously established momentum. 2015 saw no shortage of innovative brand partnerships come to fruition.

Let go of my BURGER and don’t touch my BACON!

posted in media on 10/29/15


I read the most disturbing news this week. No, it wasn’t about a politician heading the poles or the opening weekend of Star Wars being sold out.  Some group called WHO (World Health Organization) declared that bacon and other processed meats can result in cancer.   In fact, they are categorizing all processed meats in the same class as cigarettes, alcohol and asbestos. I smell an enormous class action lawsuit brewing.

Licensing Returns to NYC with New Summit

posted in news on 10/19/15


License! Global magazine is thrilled to announce the inaugural NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing, set for March 1–2, 2016. This two-day, New York City-based, executive level conference and networking event was developed in partnership with UBM Advanstar, organizers of Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe, and the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association.

Licensing 101

posted in media on 10/12/15


From retail stores to the supermarket to the Superbowl, we’re surrounded by licensed merchandise every day. But from a brand licensing agency’s perspective, it’s surprising how little business owners and consumers really know about this multibillion dollar industry. Let’s start with a quick primer.

Emerald Expositions to Launch Brand Licensing Event

posted in news on 8/12/15


Emerald Expositions, has announced the 2016 launch of Brand Licensing Select, which is latest in the company’s licensing event portfolio.  Brand Licensing Select will provide a forum for brand licensors, agents, brand owners and retailers to learn about upcoming licensing programs, retail programs and marketing initiatives in a private setting.

Global Icons Ranked #6 in Top 35 Global Licensing Agents

posted in media on 11/1/14


License! Global ranks Global Icons as #6 among Top Global Licensing Agents.

Winning Team: IRONMAN and Global Icons

posted in press release on 2/26/14


TAMPA/LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2014) – Leading brand licensing agency Global Icons announced today its exclusive worldwide representation agreement with IRONMAN Triathlon, the largest and most iconic endurance sports platform in the world. Working collaboratively with the IRONMAN team, Global Icons will sign qualified licensing partners to create new products that reflect the brand’s core essence – durability, performance, authenticity, and excellence.ce.