Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association has undertaken its first-ever comprehensive survey of the global licensing business.
License! Global has begun the research period for its annual Top International Licensing Agents lists.
LEGO has overtaken Ferrari as the top brand in the world in Brand Finance's annual Brand Strength Index.
2014 was year of big successes (Frozen), milestones (Hello Kitty’s 40th) and industry-changing innovations (3D printing). Here’s a recap of the news that shaped the year.
To borrow from a popular Internet-based TV series, streaming services are ‘the new black.’
Here’s a breakdown of 15 trends to watch this year– five licensors, five categories and five properties.
License! Global has begun the extensive research period for its exclusive annual Top 150 Global Licensors report and companies wishing to be considered are asked to submit now.
Euromonitor International will discuss findings in its research into the traditional toys and games industry today at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany.
Retail sales of toys in the U.S. generated $18.08 billion in 2014 compared to $17.46 billion in 2013, an increase of 4 percent, according to the NPD Group.
More than half of all TV viewers (across all platforms) say they are watching a greater variety of TV programming now than in the past.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
All submissions for License! Global’s exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report must be received by Wednesday, April 16.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
According to NRF’s 2014 Mother’s Day Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Americans will spend an average of $162.94 in celebration of Mother’s Day, down from last year ($168.94).
The British toy market increased 4.4 percent in 2014, the best result since 2010 when toy sales were up 8 percent.
Second quarter earnings for The Walt Disney Company exceeded expectations with a 10 percent increase in revenue from Q2 2013.
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