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Experiential

Experiential, Social & Retail: Updates

Retailers DSW and Nine West have a new name, FAO and LEGO expand in China, Instagram introduces in-app checkout, Funko now has a baseball stadium, Discovery comes to McDonald’s, and more…


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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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Best in Show

L.O.L. Surprise! Sweeps Toy & License of the Year Awards

The list of winners from this year’s TOTY awards is topped by none other than MGAE’s L.O.L. Surprise! Plus more from Lego, Mattel, Spin Master, and other category winners…


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Retail

Store Check: Holiday 2018 at Rockefeller Center

As the holiday shopping season enters into full swing, we visited NYC’s Rockefeller Center and the new FAO Schwarz store as well as the Nintendo and LEGO stores…


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Toys & Games

One-Quarter of Top 2018 Holiday Toys are Licensed

Roughly 29% of the top 2018 holiday toys are licensed, according to lists created by Walmart, Target, Amazon, and Kmart…


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Business

Experiential, Content & Alternative Initiatives

This week’s must-read punchlist spanning everything from hotels to pop-up shops, new digital content initiatives, and partnerships…


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Business

M&A & Experiential

A wrap-up of the latest acquisitions, launches, and deals to impact the licensing industry. Featuring Norsstrom, Universal, McDonald’s, LEGO, Pantone, and more…

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Entertainment/Character

Entertainment/Character Roundup

All the news that’s fit to print from this week. Featuring: Disney expansion; retail closures and growth; highlights in video, mobile, and traditional toys/games; and more…


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Business

M&A & Promotions

Top business moves and promotional partnerships this week, with a correction.

Featuring: Scientific Games/IGT, IMG, DHX Media, Warner Bros., and more…


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Experiential

Roundup: Experiential Initiatives

The top experiential licensing initiatives—from theme parks to live shows to jerseys—announced this week.

Featuring: eOne, LEGO, Universal, Netflix, NBA, and more…


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