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.
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.
The British toy market increased 4.4 percent in 2014, the best result since 2010 when toy sales were up 8 percent.
Viacom has publicly unveiled some of the findings of MTV's research into the attitudes of the Millennial generation.
Brick-and-mortars are alive and well, but for a number of different reasons.
Walmart has maintained its No. 1 spot on Interbrand's 2014 Best Retail Brands list, while four other brands saw major increases.
The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
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.
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