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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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Music

Tuning In To Entertainment

As Cartoon Network’s first album release tops charts, the impact that music releases can have on a broader merchandising program?…


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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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Entertainment/Character

Planned Feature Films with Licensing Potential

TLL’s ongoing feature of upcoming movie properties with potential for licensing…


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Business

M&A & Partnerships

Business moves, merges, rebrandings, and new partnerships.

Featuring: CLC (now IMG College), The Company and Uncle Milton, Maurizio Distefano and Biplano, Tencent, JCPenney, NFLPA and more…


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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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Business

M&A: Coach, Pokémon & DHX

Coach acquires Kate Spade (and what that might mean for licensing partners), Pokémon invests in Wicked Cool Toys (now master toy), and DHX buys Strawberry Shortcake and (a controlling stake in) Peanuts…


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Entertainment/Character

Entertainment in Experiential & Social

Follow the latest in social media trends and experiental licensing, and what that means for entertainment/character brands.

Featuring: Sanrio, Disney, LEGO, Cartoon Network, and more…


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