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Art

Art-based Licensing Jumps 1.3%; Commercial Artists Drive Growth in Home Goods

Retail sales of licensed art-based merchandise jumped 1.3% in 2018 within the U.S. and Canada to reach $5.9 billion. The art and artists sub-category led with 1.4% growth ($61 million), while museum-based licenses drove 1.0% growth ($15 million) in licensed retail sales…


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Fashion

Discount, Value Channels Drive Fashion Brand-based Growth in 2018

Retail sales of licensed fashion brand-based goods jumped 1.6%, with most of the growth emerging from discount and value retailers. Despite the loss of thousands of retail storefronts over 2018, sales through brick-and-mortal locations grew…


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RETAIL SALES

TLL Revises 2019 U.S. & Canada Licensed Sales Predictions to Jump 4.3%

With new U.S. tariffs announcement, TLL revises its 2019 licensed retail sales projections to top $115.0 billion in the U.S. & Canada…


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Fashion

Fashion Brand-based Growth Led by Accessories; Bags, Headwear Big Winners of 2018

Retail sales of licensed fashion brand-based merchandise grew 1.6% in 2018 in the U.S. and Canada to reach $22.1 billion, according to The Licensing Letter’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. Of that growth, 41% came from licensed accessories…


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Back-to-school

Licensed 2019 Back-to-School Goods Projected to Dip -1.0% in Sales for U.S. & Canada

Licensed retail sales of back-to-school products are showing signs of dramatic slowdown in the U.S. & Canada as millions of students begin the school year. Last year, licensed back-to-school sales totaled $11.83 billion for K-12 and college students…


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U.S. & Canada

Canadian Licensed Retail Sales Lag Behind U.S. in Growth; Bright Spots Emerge Up North

Licensed retail sales in the U.S. and Canada grew a combined 1.4% in 2018. In the U.S., a relatively dampened growth rate nevertheless propelled the territory to hit the $100 billion licensed retail sales mark for the first time…


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Share of Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise, by Product Category, U.S.

Share of Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise, by Product Category, Canada

Retail Sales of Licensed Health & Beauty Products, Canada

Retail Sales of Licensed Food & Beverages, Canada


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