Jay-Z's sampling a Shaggy hit to respond to a lawsuit over the Roc Nation logo, basically saying... it wasn't me! You'll recall, Jay got sued by Iconix Brand Group, which had purchased the Roc Nation trademark for $204 million, and therefore…
The Canadian company DHX Media -- best known for its ownership of the Teletubbies brand -- has acquired the 80 percent of all that is Peanuts from Iconix in a move designed to stabilize the latter company's shaky financial standing.Show More Summary
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and their animated friends are about to have a new boss. Children’s entertainment company DHX Media — whose properties include Teletubbies and Inspector Gadget — has agreed to pay $345 million for Iconix BrandShow More Summary
Jay-Z Sued Over Using His Own Roc Nation Logo Jay Z is getting sued for using his own brands logo on MLB merchandise. Iconix Brand Group says they bought the official logo of Roc Nation for $204 millionso Jay legally
Jay Z and Roc Nation have been sued for trademark infringement over the use of the Roc Nation logo on new Major League Baseball apparel, TMZ reports. In the complaint obtained by Pitchfork, Iconix Brand Group claims that it acquired the...Show More Summary
Yes, you read that right... Jay Z is getting sued for slapping the logo for "ROC NATION" -- his company -- on a bunch of Major League Baseball apparel. Sounds bizarre, but Iconix Brand Group says Jay does NOT own the logo anymore. In docs…
Danskin has decided to step it up by signing actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum as its latest spokeswoman. The 125-year-old dance label, owned by Iconix Brand Group Inc. since 2007, is in the midst of a brand reimagining that couldn’t come at a better time. Women’s brands account for 40 percent...
In a new episode of the All the Social Ladies podcast, Carrie Kerpen speaks with Aleesha Smalls-Worthington from Iconix Brands Group.
I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Aleesha Smalls-Worthington on my podcast “All the Social Ladies.” Aleesha is currently Vice President of Digital, Marketing & E-Commerce at Iconix Brand Group, but she’s had a long history of trailblazing long before that. She was the right-hand digital woman to Jay [...]
SIX YEARS ago, when Iconix Brand Group landed a $175 million deal to buy such properties as “Peanuts,” “Dilbert” and “Fancy Nancy,” the licensing firm with strong fashion brands was moving into a new realm. Because sometimes, as content, character is king. Today, Iconix is only strengthening how it delivers cartoon-character entertainment to the world. […]
Pharrell Williams and his BBC Miami partners are back in full control at Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream, after buying out Iconix Brands Group Inc’s 50% stake in the labels. Not that everything’s suddenly all rosy – the company has until June to complete a refinancing job on $300 million worth of debt, and […]
Iconix, the brand licensing company that owns the "Peanuts" gang of characters, said Tuesday that it is buying the rights to cartoon character Strawberry Shortcake for $105 million.