Monthly Archive: February 2018

In Memoriam: Robert Sutherland

Last week we received the sad news of the death of Robert Sutherland, Chairman of Redan Publishing and a major player in the UK kid’s comics business for many decades. Robert was regarded by virtually everyone he met as one of the true gentlemen of licensing. His no-nonsense approach to comics and the licensing thereof was not entirely orthodox but


Packaged Food, and Beauty & Personal Care in Western Europe Still Present Untapped Opportunities for Licensing

As explored in Euromonitor International’s “Character Licensing Trends in Packaged Food, and Beauty & Personal Care in Western Europe” report, there are many categories in packaged food, and beauty and personal care in Western Europe which remain untapped by character licensing. Restrictions on unhealthy food packaging are a challenge, but healthy eating and product formulation could bring opportunities. Character licensing