brand

Bob Dylan's Latest Gig: Making Whiskey

In late 2015, an unexpected name popped up in the liquor industry press: Bob Dylan. A trademark application for the term “bootleg whiskey” had been filed under Mr. Dylan’s name. Among those who noticed the news was Marc Bushala, 52, a lifelong fan and a liquor entrepreneur whose bourbon brand, Angel’s Envy, had just been sold for $150 million. Mr. Bushala said he immediately spent weeks “obsessing over this concept of what a Dylan whiskey could be.”

The Power of Licensing #4: R.I.P. TRU? Maybe, Maybe Not

March 22, 2018 | Are we about to say farewell to Geoffrey the Giraffe, the Toys R Us mascot?  Are we never again to be serenaded by the jingle “I’m a Toys R Us kid”?  Or is this just adieu (until we meet again)? Toys R Us filed for liquidation on March 15, 2018, seeking to shutter its 735 stores and sell off its inventory.