With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
License! Global is now calling for submissions for the exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report.
A year in review and look ahead at the market Down Under. Editorial is provided by License! Global’s Australian content partner, The Bugg Report.
From the skyrocketing success of digital-first properties to major shifts in the television landscape to big name brand acquisitions, here is the news that shaped 2013.
Retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012, according to 2013 year-end retail sales data compiled by The NPD Group.
Acquisitions, challenges at retail and global expansion all defined the major headlines for the brand licensing sector in 2013, and it will be much of the same this year.
NATPE and the CEA presented the findings of the second part of their research study on second-screen usage among TV audiences at NATPE Monday.
Of second-screen users, 79 percent access a second device while watching TV programming.
Traditional toys will always have a place in the toy aisle, but increasingly digital products and properties are driving trends in children’s play.
Following a 1 percent decline in the U.K. toy sector in 2013, this year will see a turnaround and even moderate growth.
In a recent global survey of its members, LIMA found that 81 percent of respondents expect their licensing business to grow this year.
License! Global takes an in-depth look at how interactive properties are expanding to mean more to product programs and how the category has become bigger and more lucrative than ever.
The deals and companies that shaped the licensing business in 2013 and were also among the most widely viewed.
After negligible growth in 2012, the world’s top 100 brands increased in value by 7 percent this year, representing a combined worth of $2.6 trillion.
From boy toy battles to a continued appetite for apps, License! Global’s global editorial director Tony Lisanti outlines 14 trends that will shape 2014.
Consumer products inspired by films is a classic sector for licensed merchandise and to that end, License! Global presents its annual Flick Pics feature as a resource to chart films with licensing potential in 2013, 2014 and even into 2015.
License! Global's annual resource guide featuring some of the most popular, notable and respected licensees in the marketplace.
Sales of licensed products climbed for the second consecutive year in 2012, according to LIMA's 2013 Licensing Industry Survey.
One of the most important strategies–and perhaps ubiquitous challenges–in brand licensing today is how to establish and sustain a brand franchise.
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