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Catching Up With Ricardo Venegas, President, My1story, LLC

My1story is a kid-friendly adaptation of the world’s most renowned characters and stories such as Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Humpty Dumpty. It will be developed into a comprehensive licensing program, animation, and website. Its founders are part of Snap Global Solutions, which is a design and manufacturing company with offices in the U.S., Hong Kong, and Vietnam.

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Catching Up With Brian Kuterbach, Director of Licensing, T.G.I. Friday’s

T.G.I. Friday’s recently announced plans to expand its licensed retail business by targeting new licensees in the food, beverage, and home goods categories. The brand currently has more than 50 million product units in stores with partners such as Heinz, Inventure, and Diageo, resulting in more than $400 million in sales annually, according to the company.

T.G.I. Friday’s recently announced that it has secured Brand Squared Licensing, a division of Peppercom, to seek new licensees. Brian Kuterbach, director of licensing for T.G.I. Friday’s, explains the plans.