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Toys/Games

Show Me the Money: Toycos Report Depressed Sales FY2018

With a few exceptions, every major publicly-traded toyco reported a drop in sales of licensed toys/games. TLL breaks down how the year went for Mattel, Hasbro, Jakks Pacific, Lego, and Funko…


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People

Who’s News—February 2019

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: Activision Blizzard, Cloudco, Macy’s, NFLPA, MGAE, Iconix, TSBA Group, and more…


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People

Who’s News—4/9/2018

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: DC Entertainment, Turner APAC, Endemol Shine, Jakks Pacific, Marvel, Penguin Random House, Feld Entertainment, and more…


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Business

M&A & Partnerships

The latest business moves to impact the licensing industry from the fields of fashion, sports, traditional toys/games, greeting cards, retail, and even beloved candy companies…


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People

Who’s News — 1/8/2018

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: Warner Bros., Wicked Cool Toys, Neiman Marcus, DvF, Iconix, IMG, Lowe’s, and more…


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Toys & Games

Toycos Detail Q3 Declines

TRU’s bankruptcy is one reason for the hiccup to bottom lines of major toy companies, but they’re also reporting soft interest in licensed products…


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Business

M&A & Legal

Keep track of the latest business deals to impact the licensing industry.

Featuring: LEGO, Jakks Pacific, Vivid Toy Group, Trump, and more…

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TOYS & GAMES

Summer or Not, Mattel and Hasbro Still Feeling Frozen

The extent to which the world’s largest toy companies are reliant on entertainment/character licenses is clear in a side-by-side comparison of giants Mattel, Hasbro and Jakks Pacific—all of which are feeling the Frozen effect two years after the property stormed retail…


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Movie Licensing

Disney Opens 15 Week Merchandise Window for Star Wars

When The Licensing Letter spoke to entertainment executives for our Annual Licensing Business Survey back in the spring, several sources predicted that movie-based licensed merchandise this fall would begin to appear in stores earlier than ever, with end-of-year movies loading merchandise into stores as soon as September. The expected leader of that trend: Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which competitors also predicted would mount the biggest licensing campaign in history…

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