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[MTW] Affluent Women's Purchases and Influences Are Guided by Life Stage, Not Gender
11/1/13 Wealthy people are different from the average American, particularly because they have more money and are willing to spend it, according to the Shullman Research Center. Four in 10 wom . . . more >
Disney Princess, Stars Wars, Hello Kitty Topped $1B Each In Licensed Merchandise Sales in 2012: 34 Properties Sell $100M or More in U.S./Canada; Disney Accounts for 51% Of Total
NEW YORK: October 21, 2013 - Thirty-four Entertainment/Character properties had retail sales of licensed merchandise of $100 million or more in the U.S. and Canada in 2012, according to The Licensing . . . more >
Retail Sales of Licensed Merchandise Worldwide Grew 1.6% to $153.2 Billion in 2012, According to The Licensing Letter
NEW YORK: June 11, 2013-Retail sales of licensed merchandise worldwide increased 1.6% in 2012, rising to $153.2 from $150.8 billion, according to The Licensing Letter, the leading source for . . . more >
New Report Examining Preschool Market Drivers To Be Unveiled At Toy Fair '13
NEW YORK: January 31, 2013 – Although television drives the worldwide market for licensed products based on preschool properties, it's becoming increasingly difficult to get sufficient exposure . . . more >
Corporate Trademarks, Brands Up 5.8% In 2011; Restaurant And Food Brands Lead The Way Again
Retail sales of licensed merchandise based on corporate trademarks and brands in the U.S. and Canada were up 5.8% in 2011-to $25.18 billion, from $23.79 billion in 2010-according to The Licens . . . more >
Sports On The Rebound: Retail Sales Of Licensed Merchandise Based On Sports Properties Rises 5.3% in 2011
NEW YORK-June 1, 2012: Retail sales of licensed merchandise based on sports leagues and events were up 5.3% in the U.S. and Canada in 2011, according to The Licensing Letter, an indep . . . more >
Fashion Licensing Shows Strongest Growth of Any Property Type
NEW YORK-June 1, 2012: Retail sales of licensed merchandise based on fashion labels in the U.S. and Canada were up 6.3% in 2011, totaling $18.04 billion, compared to $16.98 billion in 2010, according . . . more >
Licensing Of Entertainment/Character Properties Continues To Decline
NEW YORK-JUNE 1, 2012: Retail sales of licensed Entertainment/Character merchandise declined 2.2% in 2011 to $10.4 billion, according to The Licensing Letter, an independent trade pub . . . more >
Global Sales of Licensed Merchandise Up 2.9% At Retail In 2011; Wide Variations by Territory, Property, and Category
NEW YORK: June 1, 2012-Retail sales of licensed merchandise worldwide totaled $150.80 billion in 2011, up 2.9% from $146.54 billion in 2010, according to The Licensing Letter, a trade . . . more >
The $100 Million+ Entertainment/Character Licensed Properties Revealed
NEW YORK: September 6, 2011 — Thirty-seven Entertainment/Character properties had retail sales of licensed merchandi . . . more >
BRIC Countries Register 23% Licensing Growth In 2010, Countering 2% Decline In Merchandise Sales Worldwide
NEW YORK—June 13, 2011: Retail sales of licensed merchandise in the so-called BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India, and China — registered a stunning 22.7% increase from 2009 to 20 . . . more >
Food/Beverage Licensing On $8 Billion Growth Binge
NEW YORK—June 14, 2011: Retail sales of licensed food and beverage products in the U.S. and Canada increased 9.5% between 2009 and 2010, according to a title="The Licensing Letter Food/ . . . more >
Opportunities In Food/Beverage Licensing Audioconference
Explore the opportunities and challenges in extending food/beverage, restaurant, and non-food properties into various food categories, and in acquiring licenses for food and beverages. . . . more >
2010 Licensing Business Directory Finds Manufacturers Adding More Properties, New Products
NEW YORK — September 8, 2009: Manufacturers of licensed merchandise in mid-2009 have rights to an average 10.3 properties, up from 8.9 propertie . . . more >
Private Label Brands Increase Consumers' Shopping Frequency and Spending At Key Retail Chains
Women's knowledge of 46 private label fashion, food and storewide brands revealed in EPM's Private Label Consumers research stud . . . more >
Licensed Merchandise Sales Worldwide Down 10.8% In '09; Properties From Chanel To Coca-Cola, Bakugan To Nate Berkus Span The Globe In Search Of New Profit Opportunities
NEW YORK, NY—June 1, 2010: Retail sales of licensed merchandise worldwide totaled $149.77 billion in 2009, down 10.8% from 2008, according to The Licensing Letter's International Licen . . . more >
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