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Royalty Rates

Average Royalty Rates Inch Up by 0.2% in 2018: Ent/Char Drives Increases in Property Types

The average royalty rate across all property types and product categories edged up 0.2% in 2018 to reach 8.81% in the U.S./Canada, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. Since 2006…


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Product Categories

Cosmetics, Toys & Electronics Drive Increases in Industry-wide Royalties in 2018

Roughly two-thirds of the product categories TLL tracks saw nominal bumps in industry-wide royalties in 2018, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey


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LICENSED GOODS

Average Royalty Ranges Smooth Over Large Gaps

Over the last decade, the average royalty rate has hovered around 8.7% for all licensed goods. But while averages are important, ranges are perhaps even more so…


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Royalties

Snapshot: Product-based Royalty Ranges

Our lead story continues; this time, looking at royalty trends from 2010–2017 by product category…


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Royalties

Average Royalty Edges Up 0.5% to Reach 8.79%

The average royalty rate across all property types and product categories edged up 0.5% in 2017 to reach 8.79% in the U.S./Canada. This marks the seventh straight year of growth…


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Ecommerce

The Fight Against Counterfeits

Epic Brands and Alibaba Group take on counterfeiting efforts online thanks to new partnerships in the music and fashion industries, respectfully…


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ROYALTIES

Royalty Rates Flat; Average Up to 8.75%

We’re now in the second decade of long-term stability in royalty rates, with the average up 0.2% to reach 8.75% in 2016 for the U.S./Canada. In comparison, the average royalty was…


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Entertainment/Character

Licensors Poised to Lose Millions in Royalties

Top entertainment companies like Discovery, CBS, Fox, and NBCUniversal are allegedly facing millions in lost royalties if a planned bankruptcy auction of Delivery Agent…


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Royalties

Average Royalty Rates, Guarantees & Advances in the U.S. & Canada Climb Thanks to Entertainment

Royalties on licensed goods in the U.S. and Canada in 2015 started a second decade of long-term stability, once again showing little or no movement. The average royalty in 2015 was…


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BUSINESS NEWS

Licensed Sales Fuel Explosive Growth at Sequential Brands

Sequential Brands had a Q3 for the ages, more than doubling year-over-year revenues from $10 million to $23 million. Because Sequential’s business model centers on acquiring…


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