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Licensed Home-related Goods Up 3.4% WW in 2016

Retail sales of licensed home furnishings, housewares, and domestics grew by 3.4% globally. In the U.S./Canada…

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Chinese Housing Boom Propels Licensed Home Sales

The Chinese real estate market continues to grow into 2017, despite government measures. The winner? Licensed home furnishings, housewares, and domestics…

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TLL Survey

Apparel Fuels 3.1% Growth in U.S./Canada Fashion Licensing—Global Growth Is Even Higher

For all of its challenges, the fashion licensing industry continues to post strong sales in the U.S. and abroad. Global retail sales of licensed fashion goods totaled…

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Lady Gaga and Elton John Become the Latest to Launch a Macy’s Exclusive

Limited-edition celebrity lines are an old hat for Macy’s. But here are some different celebrities (hint: not named Donald Trump) finding a home for their exclusive product lines at Macy’s…

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Licensed Housewares at IHHS

Retail sales of licensed housewares goods in the U.S. and Canada grew a 1.5% in 2015, according to The Licensing Letter’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. And as consumer confidence in the economy grows, sales are only expected to increase. The 2016 International Home + Housewares Show (IHHS) in Chicago…

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Store Check: Target at Culver City, CA

A week before Disney’s Zootopia scampered into theaters accompanied by predictions of a $67 million opening weekend, limited merchandise was on the shelf at Target stores. See how other brands fared…

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Pantones Colors Fashion, Décor Pink and Blue

Pantone’s 2016 Color of the Year, Rose Quartz and Serenity, will likely be closely watched by the design and fashion industries as the tipoff to a trend that could spread through product categories for several years…

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‘Homegating’ Drives Sales of NFL-Licensed Products

The growing popularity of watching football at home with friends is helping business for the NFL…

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“Cinderella” Tie-In Campaigns Targets Women of All Generations

Women apparently never outgrow the desire to feel like a princess.

At least that’s the message retailers JCPenney and Kohl’s are promoting as part of a multi- generational approach to tie-ins with Disney’s live-action “Cinderella,” which is due in theaters March 13…

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