Yearly Archive: 2014

Victoria Cushey Joins LIMA as Brand Strategy & Business Development Consultant

LIMA is excited to announce the addition of Victoria Cushey as Senior Brand Strategy & Business Development consultant, bringing her expertise in entertainment, toys, licensing, digital media and consumer products to licensing’s premier trade association.  Victoria will represent LIMA on the West Coast, providing a presence at key local events and creating new strategic alliances. Victoria comes to LIMA with

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LIMA Industry Survey: Licensing Industry Sales Rise for Third Consecutive Year

Character, Corporate Trademarks, Sports, Fashion and Collegiate Brands Help Drive Up Royalty Revenue 3.3% to $5.63 Billion; Retail Sales Rise to $115.75 Billion

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Licensing Excellence Awards Winners Announced at 2014 Licensing Expo

Duck Dynasty Nabs Best Overall License and Best Film, TV or Entertainment Program; Hot Topic Takes the Retailer Prize for Doctor Who; Junk Food Wins in Three Categories

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LIMA on Social Media at the Expo!

We want to hear from you during Licensing Expo! Tweet and Instagram your Expo photos using @LIMALICENSING and #licensing14 and let the industry know what you are up to during the show! LIMA will be live tweeting and posting on all our social media outlets throughout the week so be sure to connect with us!

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ALL THINGS EXPO

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WHAT’S GOING ON AT LICENSING EXPO 2014 VISIT LIMA AT BOOTH #C75! 2014 LIMA Licensing Awards Ceremony On the opening night of Licensing Expo, LIMA will host its annual Licensing Excellence Awards – featuring an introductory performance by the world famous Jabbawockeez and a fast-paced ceremony led by noted comedian Andy Pitz!  Join us

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LIMA Appoints New Representative in the Middle East/North Africa

LIMA has named Hussein Ftouni as our official representative in the Middle East/North Africa region. Dubai-based Ftouni, Founder & CEO of Copyright Licensing Agency, brings over twenty years of experience in the consumer products industry.  Ftouni’s expertise was gained first in distributing licensed products for other licensees, then acquiring licensing rights, developing and manufacturing, marketing and distributing various ranges of licensed

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LIMA Licensing University™ Offers Must-Attend Sessions on Strategic Planning at Licensing Expo 2014

New York, NY, June 9, 2014 – The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has assembled a robust roster of Licensing University™ sessions for this year’s Licensing Expo, providing learning opportunities on a wide range of topics to help attendees develop meter-moving strategies to advance their business and bolster their bottom line. Information-packed seminars covering topics such as royalty rates,

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LIMA Japan Summer Networking Reception 2014

Join LIMA Japan for its annual Summer Networking Reception during Licensing Japan, to be held on the evening of July 2nd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m at The Big Lounge. The Summer Networking Reception has become an important event in the Japanese licensing industry calendar and is widely supported by other industry-related associations and groups.  Participants include licensors, licensees,

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Celebrate Licensing at the LIMA Awards!

June 17th is THE day to celebrate licensing! On the opening night of Licensing Expo, LIMA will host its annual Licensing Excellence Awards – featuring an introductory performance by the world famous Jabbawockeez and a fast-paced ceremony led by noted comedian Andy Pitz! This year’s Awards will honor the best of the industry in 20 different categories.   One hundred

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News from LIMA Australia MD Tony Bugg

Charles Riotto, Global LIMA President, spent 4 days in Melbourne this week attending meetings with new and existing LIMA members, including Cotton On in Geelong. As part of his visit, LIMA Australia met with the Australian Toy Association to discuss a greater co-operation for the Australian Toy, Hobby and Nursery Fair, which will be held in Melbourne in March of

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