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Cannabis

A Budding Business

At this year’s Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, it became clear that while the business is big, there is a fundamental lack of interest in licensing. TLL estimates that retail sales of licensed cannabis and related accessories was…

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TLL Survey

Up 7.6%, Entertainment/Character Leads 2016 Growth

In 2016, entertainment/character was the fastest-growing of all the major property types TLL tracks. Retail sales were up a stunning 7.6% to reach almost…


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Business

M&A & Legal

Business moves, merges, rebrandings, and lawsuits.

Featuring: Joester Loria, Nickelodeon, Hearst, Licensing Matters, Jelly Belly, and more…


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Food and Beverages

Snacking on Branding

Shopkins opens a pop-up shop in NYC; Ferrero builds its brand portfolio, Transformers take the cake, and more…


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Toys & Games

What Spinners Spell Out for the Future of Play

The hottest trend in toys this year, fidget spinners, and not that appealing to licensing execs, although some major players are introducing new in-house toy lines to expand the trend. But the tactical play patterns…


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Worldwide

Worldwide Sales by PT & PC: Entertainment/Toys Drive Growth

Global retail sales of licensed merchandise grew over $4 billion in 2016, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. On the property side, entertainment/character sales swelled 5.0%, while on the product side, toys/interactive games led with 3.8% growth…


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Legal

Licensing Litigation

The good, the bad, and the weird concerning legal spats in the licensing industry.

Featuring: Disney, Iconix (versus New Era and its partners), an NBA prospect, Benihana, and more…


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Online

The Wild World of Emoji

We’re exploring the wild world of emoji, with a correction for a listing we published back in June. See the most comprehensive list we have yet for the licensees and licensors involved in emoji…


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Business

M&A Shorts

Get the quick and dirty on the top business moves to impact the licensing industry.

Featuring: ABG, NFLPA, Marvel, PetSmart, Zuru, and more…


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Business

Toy Industry Wrap-Up

TIA rebrands and expands, Toys ‘R’ Us and Mattel record slipping sales, Target ups its presence, and what’s up with those unicorns?…


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