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Trademarks/Brands

Global Corporate TM/Brand-based Sales Up 2.6% to Reach $37 Billion in 2017

Licensed retail sales of corporate trademark/brand-based merchandise were up 2.6% worldwide in 2017, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. The U.S./Canada…


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RETAIL

Soft Goods, Home Lead Domestic Corporate TM/Brand Licensed Sales in 2017

Licensed retail sales of corporate trademark/brand merchandise grew 2.5% to reach $29.2 billion in 2017. The biggest drivers behind the roughly $710 million…


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Retail

Licensed Trademark/Brand-based Ecommerce Sales Jump 5.8% in 2017

Discounters, supermarkets/grocery, and ecommerce made the biggest gains in share of licensed retail sales in 2017 in the U.S./Canada…


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Fashion

Specialty, Mid-Tier & Ecommerce Drive 2017 Licensed U.S./Canada Fashion Sales

In 2017, ecommerce was the fastest-growing channel in the U.S./Canada 4.3% growth, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey. The largest category, discounters and value…


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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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Art

Sales of Art-based Brands Up 1.8%; Home Boosts Growth

Art-based properties saw somewhat anemic 1.8% growth in the U.S./Canada in 2018—the property type makes up 5.4% of total retail sales in the territory, with the art & artist subcategory making up 4% of the total and museums 1.4% share…


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Worldwide

Art Licensing Hits $9.23 Billion in Retail Sales in 2017

Licensed retail sales of art-based merchandise grew just 4% over the last 5 years in the U.S./Canada compared to 16% worldwide, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey


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Retailers

Specialty & Discount Lead Distro Channels for Licensed Art Brands

In 2017, specialty retailers and discounters tied for equal share in distribution of licensed products based on art properties in the U.S./Canada, according to TLL’s Annual Licensing Business Survey


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Entertainment/Character

Licensed Entertainment/Character Sales Hit $31.1 Billion Worldwide; Soft Goods Lead Growth

Retail sales of licensed entertainment/character-based apparel, accessories, and other soft goods including domestics helped propel sales for the fastest-growing property type…


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Entertainment/Character

E-commerce Sales Surge as Specialty Purges Entertainment/Character

Retail sales of licensed entertainment/character-based merchandise through e-commerce sales grew 11.1% in 2017 while sales via specialty channels dropped…


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