Monthly Archive: July 2018

Winners of China Licensing Awards 2018 Announced

The second annual China Licensing Awards took place on the show floor at Licensing Expo China in Shanghai on July 25, with Brand of the Year going to The Coca-Cola Company and Best Licensee of the Year going to Miniso for Pink Panther. China Property of the Year Wu Huang Wan Shui – An Universe (Beijing) culture Co., Ltd. Licensed

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LIMA’s Annual Global Licensing Industry Survey Report is Now Available

New York, NY, July 26, 2018 – The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has released the full findings of its Annual Global Licensing Industry Survey. The fourth annual survey provides in-depth analysis and detailed breakdowns of the US$271.6 billion global licensing industry – representing a 3.3% increase from the previous year, and overall growth for the third consecutive year.

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India Licensing Exhibition 2018 Conference Agenda

10:00 – 10:40 INAUGURAL SESSION Reimagining the retail paradigm in India With India beginning to “realize” the power of brands and nostalgia in retail, Indian retail fraternity is finding newer ways to engage with the consumers, consumer products segment being one of those. Pushing boundaries beyond the conventional ways, retailers are joining forces with entertainment, character, sports and celebrity brands

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UBM Relocates Brand Licensing Europe as Part of Major European Growth Strategy

BLE 2019 to take place at ExCeL London UBM to transform the customer experience at new venue Elizabeth Line to provide direct access to Heathrow Airport in 40 mins UBM is relocating Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) to ExCeL London from 2019 as part of the organiser’s ambitious strategy to evolve the show, attract even more European licensees, retailers and licensors

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Harness Comic-Con Fandom Year-Round

Harness Comic-Con Fandom Year-Round Virtual goods are quickly becoming a lucrative way for brands to drive fan engagement, and growth. Fans are the lifeblood of any brand, and nowhere is that more evident than at the San Diego Convention Center in late July.  And so, as enthusiasts from around world converge at Comic Con to celebrate, share and even embody

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