Tim Kilpin discusses the strategies and goals of the company's new consumer products division, designed to integrate all business sectors and drive future growth for the entertainment and gaming licensor.
This exclusive study of the world's largest licensors reports that retail sales of licensed merchandise increased by $10 billion bringing total sales to an impressive $272.2 billion in 2016 across the major sectors of entertainment, character, fashion/apparel, sports, corporate brands, art and non-profit.
This year, UBM's Global Licensing Group will introduce Licensing Week, which will bring together a number of networking and educational events, deal-making opportunitites and more, with Licensing Expo serving as the pinnacle of the week.
CPLG and Tycoon, two of the world’s leading entertainment and brand licensing agencies, have formed a global strategic alliance that will leverage their respective strengths in their regional markets and maximize key brand opportunities across both companies.
Sequential CEO Yehuda Shmidman opened the final day of the NYC Licensing Summit with a keynote presentation where he discussed the current “retailing crisis” and outlined how his company is adapting to the new retail marketplace and building its key brands, such as Martha Stewart.
Sequential Brands Group has appointed Karen Murray as its new chief executive officer as current CEO, Yehuda Shmidman is stepping down from his position at the company and as a member of the board of directors.