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Asia

Licensed Retail Sales Jump 4.5% in 2018 in Asia; China Adds $750 Million Alone

Licensed retail sales reached $22.3 billion in 2018 in Asia, according to The Licensing Letter. The total was up 4.5% from the previous year, adding just over $950 million compared to 2017…


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Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise, Worldwide

Worldwide

Licensed Retail Sales Flirt With $175 Billion Mark in 2018

Global licensed retail sales reached $174.54 billion in 2018, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. At just 1.8% growth, this has been the slowest year TLL has tracked since 2013…


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INTERNATIONAL

European Licensed Sales Reach $33.6 Billion in 2017

At just under 20% share of total worldwide retail sales, Europe slightly under-paced the global growth rate of 2.4% growth in 2017. Within the territory, Western European sales…


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Worldwide

U.S./Canadian Brands Contribute $111 Billion to Worldwide Licensed Sales

Worldwide licensed retail sales reached $171 billion in 2017; of that, 65% can be attributed to brands originating from the U.S./Canada, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey


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Guest Op-Ed

Pioneering a Fresh Approach to IP Rights in China

Landmark Western cultural institutions are increasing their presence in the Middle Country. In this Guest OpEd, Alfilo Brands CEO Yizan He discusses the wave of companies pioneering a new approach to IP rights in China…


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TLL Chart

Top Countries by Licensed Retail Sales

TLL breaks out 49 countries by licensed retail sales, with the U.S. leading the pack at 57.8% share of the business…


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Worldwide

Fashion, Entertainment & Corporate Brands Lead Globe

Three property types drove global retail sales of licensed merchandise last year—with territories outside the U.S./Canada outperforming the territory by 1.4 percentage points…


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Worldwide

Asia Drives Global Licensed Sales Up 2.4%

Global retail sales of licensed merchandise reached $171 billion in 2017, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. Licensed sales grew 2.4% from 2016…


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Worldwide

Worldwide Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise

Global retail sales of licensed merchandise reached $171 billion in 2017, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. Licensed sales grew 2.4% from 2016…


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