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CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REPORT AS IT APPEARED IN PRINT. The exclusive annual retail sales ranking of the world's largest owners of intellectual property, compiled by License! Globalhas been expanded yet again. What began as The Nifty Fifty in and was subsequently expanded to 75, and licensors, now officially becomes the Top Global Licensors. The addition of more than 25 prominent companies representing many well-known brands not only reflects the popularity and sophistication of brand licensing worldwide, but also its importance to retailers across all sectors as a bona fide merchandising and marketing strategy.

Despite uncertain economic factors and retail challenges to varying degrees around the globe, the salient fact is that brand licensing is clearly still a growth business. Among the top licensors added to the Top are Meredith, IBML, Rovio, Ralph Lauren, Hershey, Blue Star Alliance, Authentic Brands Group, Focus Brands, Sequential Brands, HIT Entertainment, Activision, Televisa and Tommy Bahama.

Acquisitions and restructurings have resulted in several licensors being dropped from the rankings, but still magazlne very much a part of brand licensing. They include: The Top Global Licensors experienced a few changes this year as one new licensor joined the top of the list and another reported a significant jump in retail sales. Both Iconix Brand Group and PVH Corp. Meredith joined the Top Global Licensors at No.

A major trend that is clearly evident in the Top is the continued growth and expansion of the brand management companies that have added several well-known properties to their respective portfolios. Consider the following examples: It's clearly evident that brand licensing is a vibrant and viable business. As brand licensing continues to grow, License! Global is well on its way to expanding the list again, so get ready for the Top Global Licensors in years to come! The Avengers franchise was launched with a near-perfect coordinated strategy across film, TV, digital, publishing and consumer products.

Strong and sustained product sales across action figures, role-play, construction, bedding, apparel, party, stationery and consumables tradding its broad appeal. Add to that future content plans, consumer affinity and new product releases and it is clear that it is a franchise that has long-term international trading license magazine. Both the film and products exceeded expectations, especially in franchise-indicating categories like bedding international trading license magazine construction.

Disney Junior: DCP unveiled a colorful and playful assortment of more than toys inspired by four series on the Disney Junior network—Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Minnie's Bow-Toons and Doc McStuffins. The line features colorful play sets, figures and feature plush from Fisher Price; role play sets, accessories, plush and dolls from Just Play; interactive board games from Wonder Forge; children's electronics from VTech; ride-ons from Kiddieland; and bikes and scooters from Huffy, among other products.

Disney Princess—Cinderella: DCP captured the grace and poise of Cinderella in a new collection of products for children and adults inspired by the Disney animated classic film, which released as a digitally re-mastered Diamond Edition title on DVD and Blu-ray in October Additionally, a product line designed for the princess in all women included The Disney Reigning Beauties Cinderella Collection by SEPHORA, The Cinderella Diamond Wedding Gown Collection by Alfred Angelo and DSW's The Glass Slipper Collection, among other products.

With a pipeline of robust and innovative content carrying it into and beyond, Marvel's Avengers will continue to build as a franchise licensing opportunity through films with Marvel's Iron Man 3 MayLicenwe 2: The Dark World November and Captain America: The Winter Soldier Additionally, the Avengers will come to life on the small screen and DVD inas Disney XD premieres two animated television series on the Marvel Universe programming block—"Marvel's Avengers Assemble" and "Hulk and the Agents of S.

Marvel continues to work closely with buyers and retailer marketing teams to develop innovative Avengers programs to ensure there is a day presence at all major retailers. With the upcoming theatrical release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 MayMarvel traving to work closely with licensees, buyers and retail marketing teams to build momentum and ensure a presence at major retailers. The Spider-Man franchise is supported by continual publishing content and an animated series, "Ultimate Spider—Man," continues to be a top property for Disney XD in the Boys 6—11 demo.

Spider-Man consumer products are growing across all categories for core consumers and expanding into multiple demographics. For Lucasfilm, excitement around the Star Wars brand has spiked anew with the announcement of a new series of films launching into theaters. Insupported by a robust co-branded merchandise program with LEGO and the continued Angry Birds Star Wars collaboration, the evergreen brand remains popular as ever, even among younger generations; Star Wars is still the No.

Merida is the newest Disney Princess. The Disney Princess brand now accounts for 11 princess characters tradlng stories, personalities and inner qualities serve as role models inspiring girls around the world. DCP continues to develop comprehensive licensing programs across multiple product categories to support these home ttading releases. Options trading advisory service reviews jergens Little Mermaid and Ariel have long been fan favorites and a proven success at retail, and this fall DCP expects to make a big statement.

To support The Little Mermaid, DCP provided best-in-class licensees CDI, Jakks, Mattel and Tollytots, among others with the opportunity to incorporate some of the cherished songs from the film into products across multiple categories. The product collection of toys, dolls and role-play items will be available beginning in July In the fall, The Little Mermaid will also be supported by international trading license magazine and makeup collections for adults. DCP will continue to expand Minnie's lifestyle product offerings across all categories including fashion and accessories, beauty, shoes, consumer electronics and more.

Since its launch as a hour channel last spring, Disney Junior has ascended to the top among preschool and parent viewers alike. Disney Junior's spring consumer products are expanding and gaining shelf space. Disney Junior is working closely with licensees and major retailers to grow new product segments beyond tent pole TV windows, making the franchise's cast of characters into a true evergreen property. Planes releases theatrically in the U. August and internationally throughout the summer.

With vehicle role play as a central part of boys' play patterns, Planes will deliver hours of imaginative fun and play as they re-enact stories filled with colorful licensr. In MayDisney-Pixar will present The Good Dinosaur. Dinosaurs are a key play pattern for boys, and DCP is in development on an innovative toy line. International growth remains a key internationak for Iconix. Ininternational represented approximately 24 percent of its business and is projected to grow to approximately 33 percent in Through four international joint ventures in Latin America, Europe, China and India, as well as the recent acquisitions of Umbro, Buffalo and Lee Cooper, all of which have strong international businesses, Iconix is well positioned to continue to expand its global footprint.

InInternational trading license magazine announced that it signed a Peanuts movie deal with Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios. The company anticipates the movie to be a significant contributor to organic growth over the next few years as it gears up for the worldwide release in Iconix also remains focused on adding iconic brands to its portfolio. The company continues to demonstrate strength with its direct to retail business model.

Ongoing key partnerships include Mossimo and Fieldcrest at Target; Candie's and Mudd internationl Kohl's; Starter, DanskinNow and OP at Walmart; Bongo, Joe Boxer and Cannon at Kmart and Sears; and Material Girl at Macy's. PVH's heritage brands saw its Arrow, Izod and Van Heusen brands penetrate new markets and focus on expansion in China, India, the Middle East, Australia and Latin America. Arrow continued its international growth signing new licensing arrangements for Brazil, the U.

Bass has signed a number of new international agreements and domestically continues to enjoy success with its classic Weejuns and Buck offerings. The Izod brand continues its international growth and launched in the Middle East with its first store opening in Abu Dhabi in late With focused expansion efforts in China, the brand has rolled out 50 locations by the end of the year and broadened its reach in Mexico with 24 internatiknal of branded distribution.

Domestically, the brand partnered with an expert in the denim bottoms category, extended its childrenswear offering and further expanded its brand presentation at J. Van Heusen continues to expand its footprint in Central and South America opening four freestanding stores in Costa Rica in with plans to open liense additional store in Guatemala in Peru opened an additional freestanding store for a total of seven stores in Lima.

Mexico will be expanding into 70 Sears Mexico and Coppel doors in Australia and India continue to demonstrate strong growth and capture market share in their respective regions, with India planning to open new freestanding iternational in for a total of approximately stores. Domestically, expansion of the brand into Kohl's has offered new opportunities for licensees—placement of suit separates and small leather goods in and additional licensr to broaden the program and expand into licensd jewelry for Tommy Hilfiger eyewear and watches grew by double-digit percentages in Tommy Hilfiger opened free-standing travel retail stores in Atlanta and Miami International Airports.

Tommy Hilfiger Europe entered into a joint venture with Inbrands. The new company, Tommy Hilfiger Brazil, will own and operate retail stores in key locations, franchise retail stores in secondary cities, wholesale to high-end multi-brand stores throughout the country and launch an e-commerce website seamless with our corporate e-commerce website. Additionally, Tommy Hilfiger opened seven new internatiional in Mexico, bringing the total store count to InCalvin Klein remained one of the best-selling designer brands in the world.

Revenue increased by 8 percent for the year, fueled by strong performance in North American men's dress shirt, neckwear and sportswear and retail businesses. North American retail stores achieved 5 percent comparable store sales growth and mid-single digit square footage growth, primarily driven by the roll out ttading "megastores" of 20, square feet and more. North American wholesale revenue increased 16 percent, while licensing revenues from its licensees and partners intednational the BRIC countries grew significantly.

Magasine Calvin Klein global retail footprint saw the majority of its square footage expansion in emerging or underdeveloped markets. The most significant accomplishment for the brand this year was the announcement that PVH had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Warnaco and reunite the House of Calvin Klein. This acquisition represents the interntaional chapter, transforming the Calvin Klein business from a predominantly licensed model to a more directly operated model.

Looking ahead, Calvin Klein will seek to capitalize on their control of the two largest apparel businesses—jeanswear and underwear. Over the next few years, the Calvin Klein brand looks to achieve 8 percent to 10 percent intetnational growth in global retail sales. This brand drove the majority of retail sales in through a combination of products sold online and through retail distribution channels, as well as branded services. The Parents brand also contributed retail sales through its specialty toy program.

InMeredith Brand Licensing will leverage its strong portfolio to create new licensing programs for Family Circle, AllRecipes. Traving brands suggest new product categories such international trading license magazine apparel and food. Several other initiatives for that will drive growth for the Better Homes and Gardens brand's existing programs include the following. Mass: In the Walmart DTR relationship, the brand will continue to grow through a robust combination of Meredith media services.

Real Estate: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate expands its direct to consumer marketing to include an industry-focused campaign that aims to increase the size and presence of the network. The Be Better campaign targets prospective brokers to join the brand, and the I'm Better campaign serves to recruit new agents. Floral: The BHG licensing partnership with FTD grows to present a special lkcense of Editors' Choice Mother's Day floral arrangements inspired by top lifestyle brands Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, Parents, More, Traditional Home, and Ladies Home Journal.

Key partners in were Walmart, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and FTD. Meredith renewed its direct-to-retail relationship for the Better Homes and Gardens brand inand embarked on expanding the relationship with 75 product categories and the style selection also expanded to offer greater choice to the customer at the "better" value point.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate is the fourth year of an unprecedented year licensing relationship with Realogy, which added Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate to their franchise network in and 15 new brokerage companies came into the network inbringing the overall size of the franchise system to offices, 44 companies and approximately 8, sales associates. FTD: The Better Homes and Gardens brand brought a fresh design point of view.

The arrangement and plant offerings are inspired by the stylists who create the signature BHG look. This year, Barbie launched a global campaign highlighting the iconic Barbie Dreamhouse featuring real life, life-sized experiences, licennse engagement and retail touch points that bring it to life in new ways. Already a global phenomenon in more than 50 countries, Monster High centers on the fashionable teenage descendants of the world's most famous monsters with strategic partnerships in fashion, publishing and programming.

Mattel's largest brand, Fisher-Price, delivers innovative licensf and play experiences for infant and preschool children as well as solutions for parents in categories including baby gear and care, layette, infant accessories, publishing, music and party supplies. With a powerful portfolio of trusted brands and iconic properties, Mattel will continue to unveil new best-in-class partnerships and product offerings for infants, kids, tweens and adults. InMattel further optimizes existing partnerships with Disney, Warner Bros.

Specifically this year, Mattel will launch mwgazine lines for several new theatrical blockbuster properties including Man of Steel, Disney Planes, Frozen and Turbo. Mattel has also introduced new toy offerings for kids' television properties including Bubble Guppies, Sophia the First, Mike the Knight. Additionally as a metatrader 4 free download for mcx ipo of the Mattel portfolio of brands HIT Entertainment properties continue to be a priority offering new and exciting opportunities.

The Monster High franchise continued to experience growth across consumer products categories. With innovative ways to promote at retail, Monster High and Walmart captured fans attentions with magazin in-store scavenger hunt complete with scanning amgazine codes and exclusive on-site photo opportunities. Additionally, Monster High rolled out a comprehensive bedding and home line at Target; leveraged prominent retail international trading license magazine at Kmart featuring apparel, sleepwear, frading, jewelry and toys; while simultaneously introducing new publishing partners spanning traditional and digital launches.

Barbie launched the Barbie Mega Bloks line in a strategic partnership in December and continues to launch new co-branded products into Barbie also expanded its reach in the appeal aisle of both Walmart and Kmart with an all-new Barbie-branded stylish apparel line for girls. Hot Wheels focused on a thrill-inspired back-to-school program re-entering the backpack category, giving boys a handy way to hold school supplies and their favorite Hot Wheels cars.

Fisher-Price's robust line of products proved to offer innovative solutions for parents and fun in The stylish and practical line of FastFinder Diaper Bags by A. Sutton was expanded to offer even more styles for busy parents. Partner Prestige Toys introduced a line of infant plush toys in Fisher-Price's SnugaMonkey fashion internatiohal at Target and TCG introduced a line of preschool puzzles at Toys R Us, Walmart and Target that feature Fisher-Price's Little People characters.

In addition to Hello Kitty, Sanrio worked closely with its partners to build programs for emerging characters as well as the newly acquired Mr. Men Little Miss brand. Key licensing initiatives licene include the launch of several new partnerships and collaborations that cater to Hello Kitty fans of all ages. This includes a broad and diverse merchandise mix of lifestyle products. Sanrio will also launch anniversary programs with Sephora, Vans, Swarovski and Build-A-Bear Workshop with new collections launching throughout the year.

Apparel, accessories, home, consumer electronics, activity and stationery will continue to be a focus for Sanrio along with the growing categories of toy, sporting goods, publishing and digital. New programs for toy and sporting goods as well as novelty collectibles, new book formats such as graphic novels, video games and apps will debut in With Hello Kitty becoming generational with mothers who grew up with the brand, there is also emphasis on expanding categories and products for infant and toddler.

Sanrio partnered with retailers from mass to specialty to department stores to build special programs for Hello Kitty. InSanrio launched several new retail programs that catered to different consumer demographics. These programs supported Sanrio's goals of expanding categories and offering fans an ever-growing selection of lifestyle products at accessible points for purchasing.

With more than 3, active licensees, Warner Bros. Consumer Products continues to offer a rich portfolio of entertainment properties. This summer's blockbuster event, Man of Steel, is supported by master toy licensee Mattel and many other global partners. Middle-earth continues to capture the hearts and minds of fans who are gearing up for the next two films of the trilogy based on The Hobbit from International trading license magazine Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson—The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug December and The Hobbit: There and Back Again December WBCP is working with top-tier licensees, including master toy partners The Bridge Direct and Vivid Group and many more global partners bringing the trilogy to life.

Buzz also continues to build around the upcoming tent pole feature films, Rise of an Empire and Godzillaboth presentations of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures. The upcoming 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz is delighting fans of the classic film. Master toy licensee Jazwares, as well as USAopoly and Mattel, are among the many partners helping to honor one of the most beloved properties in all of film history. Perennial favorites the Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo and Tom and Jerry are garnering new generations of loyal fans, and partnering with top licensees to support interntional program.

The launch of the Batman Classic TV series product line is bringing back the nostalgia for fans of the original DC Comics 's "Batman" series and new Batman enthusiasts. The fun, retro-inspired program captures the playful and stylish spirit of the iconic series with partners like Junk Food Clothing, Mattel, Rubie's Costumes, Funko, Mezco, New Era and many more. Additionally, Harry Potter: The Exhibition, in partnership with Global Experience Specialists, continues to bring an interactive state-of-the-art exhibition highlighting costumes, props and other artifacts from the Warner Bros.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the Harry Potter themed environment at Universal Orlando Resort, will be coming soon to Universal Studios Japan and Universal Studios Hollywood, as well as expanding at Universal Orlando Resort. The hit trsding comedy "The Big Bang Theory" continues to grow into a global licensing phenomenon, with more than 70 licensees supporting the top comedy series on television.

The company expanded worldwide licensing programs, invested in resources and talent and generated retail momentum from licensed merchandise, digital gaming, feature films, and television programming. Through its premier portfolio of licensees, Hasbro brought highly innovative and on-trend lifestyle products and experiences to market across every major licensing category. Hasbro continues to focus on the following brands: Transformers—The iconic brand has become one of the most successful entertainment franchises of the 21st century and features on multiple story telling platforms including film, television, digital gaming, publishing and theme parks.

InTransformers Rescue Bots, which caters to the youngest fan set, also became a mega hit supported by licensed goods and a television series created by Hasbro Studios and airing on The Hub TV Network in the U. A comprehensive line of Transformers-branded licensed merchandise for all ages spans every major category around the globe, including digital optimal options pricing and trading a new theory 11, toys, apparel, sporting goods and more.

The Nerf franchise continued to expand through targeted social media campaigns, cutting-edge technology and internationap competitive events. More than 60 licensees brought merchandise to the global market supporting the No. Hrading by the "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" animated television series, created by Hasbro Studios and airing on The Hub TV Network in the U. The Littlest Pet Shop brand continues to remain a global franchise, including the launch of an animated television series, created by Hasbro Studios and airing on The Hub TV Network in the U.

It has become one of the hottest licensed lifestyle properties among girls across all major tradihg at retail including apparel, accessories, publishing and digital gaming. The Monopoly game is one of the world's most popular games with millions of fans in nearly every country across the globe. Whether playing a face-to-face game, engaging on digital platforms, or participating in casino or lottery gaming, there is an experience to fit every lifestyle.

Almost 15 years after its debut, the iconic Furby creature returned in with a "mind of its own" and advanced technology that gives each Furby an unpredictable nature that continues to delight and surprise children and fans of all ages. The wildly popular plush electronic creature has inspired a highly creative and innovative licensing program in Merchandise from apparel to home decor, party goods, food and beverage and sporting goods landed at hypermarket and specialty stores as well as wholesalers throughout the U.

Hasbro will continue to build its brand franchises through the right entertainment platforms, innovation in its toy and game categories and the continued expansion of its worldwide licensing program. The company international trading license magazine launch "brand fit" categories such as pets, food and beverage and plush, enter new retail channels, and seek ways to literally bring "play to life" via new experiences.

The year will usher in a new era for its Transformers brand with the introduction of Beast Hunters, an expansive multi-platform brand experience. The My Little Pony brand momentum is also expected to continue its surge with more than licensees around the world creating merchandise across all major categories. Taking inspiration from the TV series, the global marketplace will continue to showcase products across all major licensed categories. Hasbro will continue to expand its plush line to mass, mall-based and specialty stores with licensees such as Aurora, Build-a-Bear Workshop, Funrise and Ty.

Hasbro will also expand range of Littlest Pet Shop licensed merchandise across key categories with a strong bent toward fashion. Monopoly will grab an even brighter spotlight on the global fashion stage in with plans underway to deliver a trendy accessory program to a major mall-based retailer. Additionally, the plus-year McDonald's campaign will once again reach and delight millions of fans worldwide.

The Nerf property will continue as a high performance sports brand magzzine attraction experiences set to open throughout the U. Additionally, Hasbro plans to launch a breakout line for Nerf Pet! Hasbro generated toy and game sales based on its strategic metatrader 5 vs mt4 lathe with companies including Lucasfilm for Star Wars, Sesame Workshop for Sesame Street, Marvel for Captain America and Thor, TakaraTomy, d-rights and Nelvana for Beyblade and American Greetings Properties for Tradinv Shortcake.

Internatoonal, on the heels of a highly successful market re-entry inthe Furby licensing program will follow suit in bringing fun, fashionable and grading merchandise to worldwide fans across all major categories. Women's, youth and housewares will continue to be growth categories in the college market in Vintage-inspired products and the use of vintage college logos through the College Vault program will also continue to be key international trading license magazine for expanding retail distribution channels.

With million passionate fans, the largest of any sport, college will continue to develop into a lifestyle brand with merchandise well beyond traditional game day gear. Walmart continued to be the largest retailer of collegiate licensed product. College-branded merchandise programs continued to show strong sales at non-traditional college retailers such as Old Navy, PINK, Justice, and Best Buy. Online retailers such as Fanatics and Dreams continue to be key partners in reaching displaced college fans.

College Colors Day, a fan holiday created by The Collegiate Intsrnational, will continue to provide a strong marketing platform for retailers during the critical back-to-school selling period, with other retail marketing programs such as Saturday Ritual, Forex trading works yoga Your Colors, Holiday Cheer Section and others providing retailers solid platforms for raising consumer awareness and driving sales of college merchandise.

BARRY LEACH, CEO; PETER WOOD, MANAGING DIRECTOR, U. Program growth continues to come from geographic and new category expansions and market share gains. The Winx dolls, constantly ranked among the top five best-selling licensed fashion themed dolls in more than 50 countries worldwide and are produced by Witty Toys, part of the Rainbow Group, except in North America, Australia and New Zealand and U. The Russian market maintains its leadership as best performing country for Winx Club revenues with licensees on board, covering from the traditional licensed categories to the unconventional ones, from electronic appliance target to all family to the brand new Winx matrioska toy collection.

To strengthen this leadership, Rainbow is focusing its attention on the creation of a strong marketing plan, setting a lot of retail promotions, finalizing DTR fashion deals and increasing the number of the live shows. In the property continues to grow its revenues in other strategic categories such as the fashion dolls and the BTS, with an increase of 30 percent in revenues estimated for In term of publishing, the monthly magazine continues to increase its international trading license magazine share with, up 65 integnational in sales during One of the assets that are becoming more tradnig more strategic for Winx's brand evolution is the digital platform, on which Rainbow is developing a number of projects.

After the internatiojal renovation of the Winx Club website www. Publishing, too, is moving into the digital space, as Rainbow planned to launch now their first e-book titles on Amazon's Kindle, on Nook and iPad. Another major property for Rainbow is Gladiators of Rome, the ambitious colossal in CGI created by Rainbow to celebrate the endless myth of the gladiators living in ancient Roman time.

There are also strategic media partnership and co-marketing activities with Vodafone, Sky, Poste Italiane and Trenitalia, as well as a Gladiator's cruise in partnership with MSC cruise company and the customization of a historic museum in Rome. Rainbow Magicland theme park is located outside of Rome with many attractions dedicated to the Rainbow's properties Winx Club, Huntik, PopPixie and Monster Allergy.

The expectations for are to multiply the 1. Rainbow is also the exclusive agent for the Nickelodeon licensing portfolio in Italy. There were also key deals made with AEG for professional printers, small kitchen appliances for India with Kelvinator, kitchenware in Eastern Europe with the Zanussi brand, and solar cells installation with the Volta brand in Scandinavia. The business grew over 20 percent for the fifth consecutive year.

Key initiative for will continue to focus on building networks in India, Eastern Europe and South America while also growing in the U. Key segments include sustainability categories as well as consumer products in the U. Key retail partners are being identified for the U. Highlighted franchise properties at retail included tradinf summer blockbuster Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, the hit Nickelodeon series, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and Penguins of Madagascar as well as the evergreen Shrek.

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This in-store and online boutique coincided with the June 8 theatrical release of Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and highlighted exclusive toys from Fisher-Price, as well as a magazie range of lifestyle products. Key licensing initiatives for will continue to be driven together with its premier partners. Additionally, the NBA's entertainment product lines will continue to expand, spurred internationall the league's popular and successful gaming business.

Building off the success of NBA2K13, winner of 25 Sports Games of the Year awards last year, video game partner 2K Sports will continue to bring together the combination of NBA performance, athleticism and culture in the much-anticipated NBA2K14 on an extensive variety of platforms worldwide. The emerging mobile and social gaming industry will also present the league with new partners and diverse types of gameplay over the next year.

Finally, the NBA and Spalding will be celebrating the 30 years of partnership, continuing to deliver authentic basketballs, backboards and accessories. Based on Spalding's record global sales inNBA expects continued growth inespecially on an international scale. Champs Sports and Kids Foot Locker continue to be key retail partners. Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball and Ben 10 have helped to solidify the company's position as a key force in the licensing industry and, by creating unique, strategic and comprehensive licensing programs for these brands, CNE has built a robust lineup of products from hundreds of best-in-class partners across the world.

After dominating the specialty retail market inwas a year of explosive expansion and growth for Adventure Time as it transitioned into the mid-tier and mass retail licfnse in the U. Internationally, the brand brought its pandemonium to the far reaches of the globe, complete with strong retail placement and exciting executions throughout Europe, Australia, India and many others. Adding to its success in comedy, CNE international trading license magazine built a strong consumer products internztional for Regular Show that includes a successful toy line from Jazwares, strong soft lines products and partners with fantastic retail placement and support, top-selling home entertainment releases and more.

Additionally, The Amazing World of Gumball, the unique mixed media series from Cartoon Network Europe, continues to excite and delight partners and fans around the world, with significant growth opportunities on the horizon. Cartoon Network's signature boys' action franchise and international powerhouse brand, Ben 10, once again delivered a strong global retail performance, led by its toy line from Bandai and successful video game franchise from D3Publisher, live events executions and more.

With great momentum behind its portfolio worldwide, and beyond present huge opportunities for CNE as the company continues to build its business and attract lkcense consumers. Building on massive trsding both domestically and internationally inAdventure Time will continue to grow and expand in to new territories this year, led by strong hard lines, soft lines, publishing, home entertainment and interactive programs.

Adding to its success in the comedy space, CNE will also expand Regular Show into international markets, creating new growth opportunities, and will continue to build out the licensing program around The Amazing World of Gumball, which continues to perform well on-air and internationally and is poised for an explosive presence magazinne the U. Ben 10 continues to perform led by the Ben 10 Omniverse franchise and its accompanying toy line from Bandai and interactive franchise from D3Publisher.

The LazyTown brand will also provide new opportunities for the group in the U. Finally, CNE's Adult Swim business will continue to drive sales in the home entertainment, electronic sell-through, music and live events from top franchises. CNE has been and will continue to be widely distributed at retail across all key retailers and all tiers of distribution throughout the world. With outstanding retail support and placement throughoutkey brands intenrational able to enjoy success magazkne by strong retailer and marketing programs, especially throughout the pivotal fourth quarter.

Numerous feature shops, direct to retail programs, end caps, circular support and dedicated email blasts and mailers throughout holiday and other key buying seasons helped to generate strong sales and awareness among the group's portfolio of brands and product lines. Internatiojal has a robust licensed and endorsed consumer products presence around the globe, including the U. A signpost for healthy weight loss, the Weight Watchers brand gives shoppers the confidence they need when considering healthier alternatives and access to better-for-you lifestyle solutions.

In North America, key growth initiatives include integrated marketing and retail activities to support our portfolio of licensed and endorsed products, as well as the addition of new products and categories. Today more than SKUs of WW product are distributed in over 15 categories internationql a national level. In Australia and New Zealand, growth drivers include addition of new core categories, further differentiation of the product range, and multi-media campaigns aligned to key weight-loss periods.

In North America, WW executed multiple trade marketing programs across various retailers during three peak seasons. The brand has strong market share of the Low Calorie category with nearly 50 percent household penetration. Duringthe Weight Watchers Internationsl range underwent intdrnational significant packaging modernization to make it even more relevant and appealing for today's U.

New products for this year include Weight Watchers crumpets, Weight Watchers Greek style yogurt and extensions to the more premium Weight Watchers Select range. Initiatives included catalog ingernational WW pages with Woolworths and Progressive, in-store media campaigns, sampling, coupon promotions and price promotions. The company's goal is to reinforce lifestyle approach with luxury partners such as Tod's, Hublot, Vertu and Damiani.

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The Sons of Anarchy property accelerated globally in The series debuted to record-breaking numbers in Europe, sparking the introduction of product in new markets and expanding the brand to new categories. The Simpsons, in its 24th season, entered the world of high fashion in and appeared in multiple promotional campaigns around the globe. Alvin and the Chipmunks, following the launch of The Chipettes at retail, continued to expand its holiday presence in The Aliens franchise also generated buzz as fans awaited the theatrical release of Prometheus and the video game from Sega, "Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Family Guy and Diary of a Wimpy Kid also experienced success throughout international trading license magazine year. Location-based entertainment will be a key focus for FCP in The company will expand intdrnational all areas of this category including 4-D entertainment, theme park attractions and live shows across North America, Europe and Asia with several of its properties.

FCP will also grow existing attractions in the marketplace to further engage consumers and offer a more immersive experience. FCP will leverage The Simpsons inintroducing the brand to all-new categories and partnering with llcense returning and new licensees for exciting new international trading license magazine and promotional programs that are not only trend-forward but also commemorative. FCP will roll out new e-commerce initiatives including the launch of property-specific shops on foxshop.

FCP will also explore flash sale outlets as well as other web-based opportunities to drive brand awareness in the upcoming year. Promotional opportunities have been announced with partners such as Nestle and Google, in addition to program launches at QSR's around the world. FCP will also leverage its robust film catalog in by capitalizing on key clip licensing opportunities.

Initiatives to drive growth for the division will include high fashion partnerships in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia markets, liccense the introduction of adult-focused online gambling and beverage programs around the tradinh. InFCP launched several location-based entertainment programs for the Ice Age franchise including a 4-D attraction, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs—The 4-D Experience, now featured at multiple locations around the globe.

A Mammoth Adventure debuted in November. FCP also unveiled Ice Age-themed attractions in Europe. The success of Ice Age continued in-store with cross-merchandising programs tied to the theatrical release of Ice Age: Continental Drift at Toys R' Us and X In the interactive space, Ice Age was featured on both console and online games from Activision and Bigpoint.

FCP ramped up its Sons of Anarchy merchandise program particularly in new territories including the U. On the domestic front, Sons of Anarchy nearly doubled in category offering. Through a partnership with designer Jeremy Scott, Bart was featured within Scott's collection at New York Fashion Week. In Japan, street brand Joyrich partnered with The Simpsons to launch a Bart-themed winter collection. The unrivaled popularity of the global brand continues with Thomas ranking as the magazinee toy property in the U.

New property, Mike the Knight continued to reach the homes of preschoolers around the world on broadcast. Mike the Knight's international expansion continued with the appointment of CPLG Benelux and TF1 Licenses as licensing agents in their respective territories. Fireman Sam celebrated his 25th anniversary year in Master toy licensee Character Options launched a new range of toys internationally including play-sets, tradiny and figurines.

Fireman Sam's first app, Fireman Sam Junior Cadet was a favorite for fans worldwide. Angelina Ballerina continues to dance into the hearts of children around the innternational. Last year, the home entertainment release, Angelina Ballerina Dreams Do Come True debuted. AB Studio Licensing licensed a customized Angelina Ballerina dance curriculum to dance studios in North America. The Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy officially international trading license magazine last international trading license magazine in studios.

HIT partnered with the Nick Brooke theatre company to produce 'Angelina Ballerina: The Mousical', the first ever live musical stage show for the brand in the U. The program toured over 24 theaters nationwide. In Latin America, new partners were added to Angelina Ballerina's dance card for apparel and accessories. To support the global preschool international trading license magazine King of the Railway, movie-themed toys from Fisher-Price across three different train systems will be available licemse the first time, including the Thomas Onternational Railway.

A King of the Railway-inspired app and a dedicated microsite will extend King of the Railway to digital and social media. In digital entertainment, apps continue to perform well for HIT properties across all platforms and devices. Mike the Knight launches in the key categories tgading toys, publishing and home entertainment in Fisher-Price rolls out Mike the Knight toys globally plus countries starting this spring.

The first Mike the Knight home entertainment title, Knight in Training, interantional U. Mike the Knight continues its charge in new consumer products categories around the world with more than 98 licensees in 16 countries signed to date. Fireman Sam rolls out a brand new CGI series of 24 x 10 episodes, plus a feature-length special has been greenlit.

Barney launches a new toy line from Character Options at Toys 'R' Us in the U. This is being supported by a new online and social media campaign, Barney 25 Million Hugs. Design It Yourself Crafting Supplies offers decorative trims, fabrics, stickers, decals picense appliques. Other categories include Design it Yourself jewelry, real estate, vacation events, wedding events and planning, wedding program licenses, music and film licenses, publishing and greeting cards.

A wholly owned kiWW subsidiary manages licensing and entertainment for Janet Jackson, including her New York Times No. Key retail partners of kiWW continue to be more than 65, independent retail doors, which are located in 50 countries. Fine retailers such as Belk department international trading license magazine and macys. The Cherokee Brand is an iconic American family-lifestyle brand offering classic, casual comfort at affordable prices.

First founded inCherokee offers an assortment of men's, Forex Profit Pro Trading Software Videos, and kids' apparel, accessories, footwear and home products. The brand is licensed in over 40 different countries and sold in more than 5, locations. Liz Lange was acquired by Cherokee in September and is one of the most recognized and respected maternity brands sold magazjne North America. Sold exclusively at Target stores, Liz Lange Maternity has revolutionized modern maternity wear by licensw pregnant women stylish, fashion-forward clothing and accessories.

Sideout was first conceived in by a California Volleyball player and has since grown into a sportswear and active wear line that is beach and street-inspired and active and genuine in style. The brand is sold in various countries around the world. Carole Little and Saint Tropez West are women's apparel brands sold directly through TJ Maxx. They were licenwe acquired by Cherokee in December In FebruaryAlessandra Ambrosio, a recognized supermodel and fashion tradinh with over 15 years experience in the style industry, formed an exclusive partnership with Cherokee Inc.

The brand brings a collection of feminine, colorful and effortless apparel to savvy, fashion-minded women around the world. Cherokee's key retail partners include Target Stores U. IsraelComercial Mexicana MexicoEroski SpainNishimatsuya JapanMagnit RussiaLandmark Group's Max Stores certain Middle East and North Africa countries and the TJX Companies U.

The company, which launched four new games, reported that consumer products revenue was more than three times international trading license magazine reported in and accounted for 45 percent of sales. Growth over the next year will be driven by the extension of existing licensing properties both in the U. BBC Worldwide expects to grow revenue with licensing programs around Doctor Who, Top Gear, BBC Earth's Planet Earth and Frozen Planet, The Walking With Dinosaurs franchise and preschool series such as "Sarah and Duck," "Baby Jake" and "Dino Paws.

BBC Earth's Matazine, which premiered in Januarysaw strong ratings and has been a major Blu-ray and DVD release title for BBC Worldwide in February BBC Worldwide launched its first limited nationwide theatrical release in the U. BBC Worldwide is also growing its live events business; was a busy year for live events, with shows internnational the U. Walking with Dinosaurs, rated trasing most successful world tour of Pollstarreturned from hiatus, roaring into continental Europe in and continues to tour It also staged theater and arena tours, concerts, large-scale exhibitions and even a week residency of Dancing with the Stars- live in Las Vegas.

The "Doctor Who" series is celebrating its 50th anniversary in November The "Lalaloopsy" television series debuted on Nickelodeon and MGA launched the national Bratz girl empowerment campaign for MGA also expanded the product categories for Little Tikes. In MGA had strong success with an encore Lalaloopsy promotion for QVC's 'Christmas in July' special segment.

Products from Hasbro's Playskool brand will feature a full range of Sesame Street characters. Sesame Workshop has partnered with Qualcomm and created an app called "Big Bird's Words," available this year. This app will feature the first ever use of Qualcomm Vuforia augmented reality platform's text recognition capability. Within the app, children are guided, via the use of a virtual "wordoscope," to search for and find new words in their environment. In partnership with Microsoft through the magic of Kinect for XboxSesame Workshop launched season two of international trading license magazine Sesame Street TV.

Sesame Workshop will be celebrating with special events, a social media campaign, and online activity. It is also continuing to air Sesame Street's "Big Bird Looks at the World. This February also marked a rare achievement for any media brand, let alone one that focuses solely on the preschool set: Sesame Street exceeded 1 billion views on YouTube, making us the first nonprofit organization and the first children's program to reach the milestone. To top it all off, a new indoor themed ride named Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase debuted at Universal Studios Singapore.

Great products featuring a range of everyone's beloved Sesame Street characters were introduced to Hasbro's Learning Line, including Ernie's Alphabet Notepad which is designed to help kids explore their ABC's while learning on a colorful LCD screen tablet. Sesame Workshop launched internationap products in-store with Williams Sonoma. Internationally, "Sesamstrasse," the German co-production of "Sesame Street," celebrated its 40th anniversary. In commemoration, NDR aired intrrnational 4-hour televised 40th special featuring appearances from Sesamstrasse Muppets, German and American celebrities and a documentary segment.

There were also museum exhibits. In addition to an exciting kick-off event at Mavazine Aldama with live Muppet performances, there was also a traveling photo exhibit at 18 shopping malls throughout Mexico. Elmo and Cookie Monster had a whirlwind tour of Australia in July. With visits to some of Australia's most popular attractions and appearances on morning and daytime, Elmo and Cookie Monster got to make some new friends down under.

Then in August, Sesame Street's Elmo, Grover and Abby Cadabby visited London international trading license magazine cheer on Team USA at the Olympic Games. The Sword of Justice, aired on Cartoon Network in the U. The licensd will launch simultaneously around the world in October Additional licensing categories will be announced later this year.

The Sword of Justice launched April 2 in the U. The Licensing Company was appointed to grow Asia business across core five global brands. Klondike Heath Bars remain the No. It is Unilever's No. Key retail partners this year and last are Macy's, Dillard's, Belk's, Kohl's, J. BEVERLY HILLS POLO CLUB. The name Beverly Hills instantly suggests luxury, success, style, elegance, self-confidence and comfort.

The game Polo, known as the "sport of kings," strongly reinforces these aspirational characteristics, as well as the Beverly Hills image, with added dimensions of both the fun of competitive sport and individual physical strength. The Beverly Hills Polo Club brand is focused on major international expansion with and new shop concept. BHPC has a significant focus on South America and Eastern Europe. More than million consumers purchase its licensed merchandise annually.

International trading license magazineCoca-Cola will continue to focus on collaborating with designers, illustrators and artists to bring new products to life. In February, Coca-Cola launched a capsule collection of apparel and accessories designed by NIGO under the Human Made label. Additional regional and global collaborations are planned throughout the year with leading fashion brands at all retail tiers. Coca-Cola will continue to infuse the drinkware category with innovation.

More than million Coca-Cola glasses are sold around the world each year. The Arciform and Coca-Cola Heritage Glasses designed by Thomas Meyerhoffer debuted in February. A designer series of Coca-Cola decorated drinkware will launch later this year at key retailers around the world. InCoca-Cola collaborated with Nendo, the renowned design firm, to create a range of blown glass tableware made from recycled Coca-Cola bottles.

The collection first debuted at Design Tide in Tokyo and was later featured at influential retailers around the world. Internationzl are in place to gain wider distribution in Coca-Cola recently embarked on a long-term partnership with HSN to create an omni-channel retail experience for consumers. Several programs are planned in as well as an interactive digital experience and online store at HSN. Sustainability will remain front and center as Coca-Cola continues to leverage its partnership with will.

InLevi's, Beats by Dre, RVCA, New Era, MCM and Case-Mate joined the movement and produced EKOCYCLE licensed merchandise made from recycled materials. Retail activations are planned for EKOCYCLE throughout along with the addition of new partners including adidas and the NBA. The NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group is dedicated to television licensing across NBCU's family of television networks.

Seuss' The Lorax, which was supported by more than partners across the globe including Whole Foods Market, Pottery Barn Kids, Seventh Generation and Stonyfield Farms. InNBCUniversal Television Consumer Products built upon several key franchises for Universal Media Studios and Universal Cable Productions respectively, successfully partnering with key licensing agencies including Joy Tashjian Marketing Group, Big Tent Entertainment, ACI Licensing, Consumer Strategies, Paradox Entertainment and Pottinger-Nichols Media Group.

This year Quill launched new Dunder Mifflin-branded office products. The first season of "Smash" brought a soundtrack with original show songs and cover tunes from Columbia Records and sheet music songbooks from Alfred Publishing. The new Facebook Social Magazone for Universal Media Studios' "House," House MD: Critical Cases, launched this year as well. Sewing patterns from The McCall Pattern Company featured internaional directly based on styles from the show.

Top-performing cable properties continued to flourish in the licensing space. USA programs shined in the publishing arena with top selling original novels for "Psych" from Penguin Publishing. On Syfy, "Warehouse 13" has seen continued success with a mini-farnsworth replica and animated maquettes from Quantum Mechanix, and "Alphas" season one trading cards launched this year from Cryptozoic. A vast catalog of classic television properties, including "The Munsters," internatiinal Six Million Dollar Man," "Battlestar Galactica," "Knight Rider," "Saved by the Bell" and "Leave it to Licenss continue to resonate with fans of all ages.

These iconic series have found renewed strength in apparel, collectibles, toys and lifestyle goods with licensing partners such as EFX Collectibles, Diamond Select Toys, Moebius Models, Aoshima, Hallmark and Bif Bang Pow. The Telemundo consumer products program has continued to build momentum in the financial services categories with successful lines of award winning gift cards with Incomm and a reloadable prepaid debit card from Western Union.

NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products also manages e-commerce stores on behalf of the broadcast networks, providing direct to consumer sales platform for its programs. The majority of sales are in North America and Asia, but the company operates in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Australia. In addition, Sunkist will continue to expand into new countries with both new and existing licensees.

More than different licensed products carry the Sunkist brand globally. In addition to wholesale licensing, the company is also setting up retail license franchisees and is currently operating some licehse stores worldwide. WWE continues to broadcast in countries in more than 30 languages. Today, WWE has over licensees around picense globe. WWE's toy program with Mattel continues to enjoy strong success, ending the year as the No. Mattel also launched the new WWE Brawlin' Buddy line that has captured the imagination of the younger consumer.

WWE continued its success in the video game category with the release of "WWE'13" in Octoberwhich has sold over 2 million units to date. WWE DVDs held the No. WWE will continue to grow our licensed merchandise footprint within through several key initiatives that include enhanced investment in creative designs and brand management activities to provide exclusive and relevant retailer, category and channel merchandise offerings; growth in the core action figure toy sub-category through continued product innovation and also broader penetration into new toy sub-categories; driving the widely popular WWE video game franchise to new heights via our new partnership with Take2 Interactive; further segmentation of the WWE's top rated sports entertainment slate of DVD and Blu-Rays with new and unique box-set offerings to satisfy the hardcore and casual WWE fans; execute key cross-category promotions at retail that showcase the full breadth and depth of WWE's licensed merchandise portfolio and that tie to marquee WWE tent-pole PPV events; leverage the investment in recently hired WWE licensing sales headcount in key overseas hrading as we partner with a revamped roster of licensing agents.

These international licensing activities to be supported by our dynamic WWE live event shows and exciting roster of WWE TV shows. WWE has a broad distribution footprint globally with retailers including Walmart, Toys 'R' Us, Kmart, Asda, Carrefour, Auchan, Hot Topic, Best Buy, Kroger, Dollar General and Walgreens. In NovemberJeep launched a premium technical apparel and accessories brand international trading license magazine Jeep Xtreme Performance JXP in China.

Inthe brand will innternational to grow with launches in South East Asia, Europe and North America. The Dodge brand is gearing up for its th anniversary in that will be supported by several licensed product categories. Ram has declared "The Year of the Farmer" and has reinvigorated the brand extension program with a segmentation strategy targeted at the core Ram consumer. The SRT Viper launch in has been very well received and a point of focus for tradlng, toy and replica categories.

Chrysler continues to build a Made in America merchandise program around its Imported from Detroit campaign that has successfully recaptured attention for this classic American brand. The Mopar licensing program's mainstay categories of restoration parts and universal fit accessories grew as the market rebounded and additional growth came from new apparel and collectibles partners. Jeep retail stores have seen growth of up to 30 percent annually in terms of store numbers and retail sales.

There are currently stand-alone stores and 1, shop-in-shops in China, South East Asia, South Korea, Australia, South Africa and Venezuela. In China, the Jeep Xtreme Performance brand had 44 retail locations open by the end of SONY PICTURES CONSUMER PRODUCTS. InSPCP focused on new films such as Men In Black 3, which had a limited but successful program, selling especially well internationally. SPCP kept the "blue" alive with Smurfs after the success of the film in On the TV side, "Breaking Bad," the hit series with a huge cult following, SPCP was able to fulfill the needs of the core fan base with apparel and accessories that were in high demand.

Ongoing licensing programs include other TV and classic film properties, such as Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, Ghostbusters, The Karate Kid, Taxi Driver, Married with Children, Charlie's Angels, Easy Rider and many more. InSony's blockbuster property is The Smurfs 2, and SPCP has a wide array of products, even greater than the first film. The retail presence will boost the brand's awareness even more, and they hope to keep the momentum of the Smurfs going through the third film in and beyond.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is a film based off of the best-selling young adult novel and releases on Aug. This is another property with a built-in core fan-base SPCP traxing catering to. SPCP is expecting the licensed product, which is mostly fashion and novelty based, intefnational do very well at retail. They are also working on Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, releasing Sept. The film Popeye, based on the original cartoon and TV series, will bring fun licensed products to kids across all categories, especially toys and games.

After the huge success of Hotel Transylvania inSPCP is gearing up for the sequel inwhich will no doubt have a strong presence at retail that fall. Men In Black 3 hit strongly at retail internationally with promotional programs in multiple countries around the globe including big retailers like Toys 'R' Us, Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's, and online international trading license magazine with Amazon and Argos. Another of SPCP's successful retail programs from was the Breaking Bad promotion with Hot Topic.

Hot Topic's demographic is very aligned with the TV show's core fan group. The in-store presence and promotional elements were really strong, and the products were flying off the shelves. This promotion helped the property to gain more awareness at retail and spread rrading the initial intefnational stores where product was located. Black and Decker has been a preeminent brand in the home and consumer DIY sector for over years. The brand has percent brand awareness and 80 percent household penetration and No.

Stanley is a year-old brand that is dominant teading serious DIYers and professionals. It is the leading global manufacturer of tools, hardware and security solutions for consumer, professional and industrial use and enjoys 98 percent of brand awareness. Stanley's licensing program is the most comprehensive in international trading license magazine tool and hardware industry. Through licensing, Stanley has extended its brand prominence in the hardware category and has reinforced its pro-quality image with core consumers.

DEWALT is a year-old brand known for quality, innovation and international trading license magazine durability and is the market leader for professional power tools and equipment. With its intenational market position, DEWALT designs and continually optimizes professional workhorse solutions—tools, accessories and service—to ensure absolute confidence for the toughest infernational conditions. Licensed products include wireless alarm systems, professional trade reference books, worksite storage, pressure washers, ladders, jobsite safety equipment, footwear, work wear, generators and air compressors.

New licensees added in across a host of categories, including work boots, BBQ grills and jobsite heaters, will provide opportunities for increased brand impressions and new retail channel growth. Current licensees will drive growth by working and collaborating closely with SBD magazzine focusing on expanding their placement across a broad range of retail tradinng and introducing new products through effective marketing traeing and product innovation practices. The existing retail partners are expected to continue to be strong, strategic partners of licensed product across all brands in The company currently has 15 kids' shows in production and recently formed a landmark partnership with BBC Children's for the continual creation of new original kids' content over the next five years.

Extending beyond television screens, the deal sees FremantleMedia representing a range of global ancillary rights, including merchandise, home entertainment, live events, publishing, worldwide distribution and more. FremantleMedia has also sold its original kids' programming globally to networks such as Disney XD, Nicktoons, CBBC, CBeebies, Cartoon Network, HBO Family Latin America, Sprout, The Hub, ABC Australia, BBC Kids Canada, etc.

Shows such as "Monsuno" and "Tree Fu Tom" have experienced phenomenal success. With a comprehensive international licensing strategy in place, and an EMEA master toy agreement with Giochi Preziosi, Tree Fu Tom is establishing itself as a powerhouse property in the global preschool market. There are over 20 licensees supporting Tree Fu Tom at retail in the U.

Current licensees include Giochi Preziosi Flair Group as the master toy licensee for EMEA for figures, play sets, role-play; Random House for publishing products such as picture books and activity books; TDP Textiles and Akroyd and Sons for nightwear and underwear; Blues Clothing for T-shirts; World's Apart for internationaal tent, ready bed; VMC Accessories for dress up and mgazine including hats, scarves and sunglasses; MV Sports for livense and accessories; and Ravensburger for puzzles.

Additional product categories such as bedding, lunchware, arts and crafts and outerwear will follow later in Retail presence has been outstanding, with products secured in major U. In addition to great retail programs, FremantleMedia has also continued exploring new distribution avenues for making its content available to consumers. Over the past year, the company has formed digital partnerships with leading companies such as Netflix, iTunes and Hulu. FremantleMedia has also capitalized on its great TV programming by providing opportunities for consumers to experience the shows live and in-person.

The company currently produces The Price Is Right Live! And the ever-popular Family Feud Live! In addition, The American Idol Experience is a permanent attraction that creates a daily exciting competition to find America's next rising star within Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. America's Got Talent Live in Las Vegas has been attracting crowds at the Palazzo, while Australia's Got Talent Backstage Tour provides exclusive behind-the-scenes licensee. This year, FremantleMedia, Syco and NBC struck a major deal with Snapple beverage for a lead sponsorship of America's Got Talent, making them the first-ever exclusive beverage sponsor for the series.

Combined with the Coca-Cola sponsorship of American Idol and the Pepsi sponsorship of The X Factor USA, FremantleMedia has successfully formed partnerships with the three largest beverage companies in the U. The company has also continued to expand its brands through online and digital gambling efforts, which include the recent acquisition of the Canadian based multi-platform gaming company Ludia.

FremantleMedia currently has successful online games available for properties such as The Price Is Right, Family Feud and Press Your Luck, while the company's U. Twenty-five freestanding Cat lifestyle retail stores opened worldwide in bringing the total of to InCaterpillar will launch additional Cat retail lifestyle stores in Central and South America, China, India and Italy.

It will continue working with current licensees to develop exciting new styles and products that reflect Cat brand attributes. Caterpillar has agreements with key licensees who work with their distributor partners throughout the world in plus countries. International trading license magazine Teddy now appears on a wide variety of top selling licensed products, including apparel, confectionery, children's bikes and homewares.

The global brand presence internaitonal Me to You is set to increase through partnerships with licensing agents covering the key territories of North America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India and France. In licensing agents were intenational in Russia and the South Americas. Sub-brand Tiny Tatty Teddy has continued internationa, its success in the nursery market on strollers, cot bedding, apparel and home furnishing.

Bespoke images of Tiny Tatty Teddy continue to feature across the Simple Baby skincare range, consolidating Carte Blanche's brand partnership with Simple. My Blue Nose Friends, launched by Carte Blanche inhas gained appeal with the younger consumer and made its debut on gift cakes, confectionery and nightwear inwith a bedding range planned for late Alongside its own proprietary products, Carte Blanche is working with leading toy licensees including Worlds Apart, Flair, HTI, Ravensburger, Raleigh, Alligator Books and Inspiration Works.

The new Tatty Teddy and My Blue Nose Friends range is due to hit the shelf in August magaznie Products include interactive plush, collectible figures and play sets, outdoor play, role play, prams and pushchairs, craft kits, games and activity books. Me to You remains one of the top selling character brands at Marks and Spencer; Tatty Teddy maintained its position as one of the best selling characters in ladies nightwear, girls nightwear, underwear and newborn clothing.

Me to You continues to grow at Argos featuring products across multiple categories including jewelry, gifting, toiletries, duvet sets and craft international trading license magazine and apparel. The Me to You sub brands have also been launched at Argos, including Softly Drawn and Sketchbook. Carte Blanche will develop new categories with Argos in The Me to You brand has continued to grow in Sainsbury's with being its best year ever.

Tesco gift sales are showing significant growth year in with gifting also due to go online in Licensing opportunities are also growing and expanding into new categories within the grocery sector. For New Barclays capital forex trading kishore, Me to You remains the best selling character brand across nightwear, gifts and footwear.

Branded Consumables brands include Ball, Bee, Bicycle, Crawford, Diamond, Dicon, First Alert, Forster, Hoyle, Java Log, Kerr, Lehigh, Leslie-Locke, Loew-Cornell and Pine Mountain; Consumer Solutions internatiional include Bionaire, Crock-Pot, FoodSaver, Health o meter, Holmes, Mr. Coffee, Oster, Patton, Rival, Seal-a-Meal, Sunbeam and VillaWare; and Outdoor Solutions brands includes Adio, All-Star, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Campingaz, Coleman, Fenwick, Gulp!

DuringJarden Consumer Solutions had continued success with GrillMaster BBQ grills, Sunbeam garment care which included sewing machines and garment steamers, Oster cookware and gadgets in Latin America, Mr. Coffee coffee accessories: pump pots, travel mugs, French presses and Crock-Pot cookbooks and recipe calendars. Jarden Consumer Solutions initiatives included, the launch of Crock-Pot seasoning mixes, Crock-Pot shelf-stable dinner kits; Crock-Pot fresh roasts for slow cookers, a Crock-Pot Recipes app and the following categories under Sunbeam: International trading license magazine Electronics, Home Organization internatioanl Butane Lighters.

Jarden Outdoor Solutions iconic brands have been involved in several key licensing initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond by extending into new categories within soft lines and hard lines. Coleman lifestyle will extend into apparel and accessories and builds on its outdoor living products with the tradjng of a new extensive backyard BBQ line. Coleman's continues to actively look for expansion into new categories that complements the brand.

K2, Marker and Marmot also look to extend their well known brands into adjacent categories such as accessories and footwear. Pure Fishing's family of brands that includes Shakespeare, Berkley, and Ugly Stick have signed additional apparel partners to round out their current lifestyle collection. The re-launch of the Adio brand in footwear positions the brand for expansion in apparel and accessories focused on the skate lifestyle.

Rawlings continues to look for new opportunities in "Outside the International trading license magazine categories that further expand their lifestyle products such as eyewear and electronic accessories. Brand licensing efforts for Jarden Branded Consumables and Outdoor Solutions are being led by Brand Central. MARTHA STEWART LIVING OMNIMEDIA. New categories and international expansion for merchandising are being developed.

Key retail partners are Macy's, J. Penney, Home Depot, Staples, PetSmart and Michael's. Key licensing initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond include beverage and apparel categories. Its products are sold to department stores, mid-tier, mass intrenational specialty. Other valuable properties in the portfolio include Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cookie Crisp, Golden Grahams, Kix, Totino's, Hamburger Helper, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gold Medal, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, Larabar, Bugles, Wanchai Ferry, Bisquick, Toaster Strudel and Chex.

Licensing growth will continue to come from lifense food and non-food products. Food licensing growth will be primarily in categories on the store perimeter-fresh, frozen and refrigerated. Non-good growth will be from new international markets as well as expansion in key U. Green Giant Fresh produce, Yoplait Frozen yogurt and Betty Crocker decorating products are category leaders that continue to expand via distribution gains.

Significant growth is also coming from Fiber One fresh bread and baked goods. Apparel and licensw had significant potential across every major channel. Following the re-launch of the "BEYBLADE" TV series and toy line, the franchise is now in more magazune 80 countries with more than licensees. BEYBLADE has consistently ranked as the No. Babar continues the celebrations of his 80th anniversary with the renowned Parisian concept shop, Colette, which unveiled an exclusive Babar men's couture fashion line by designer Soulland.

The collection is designed and distributed by Colette will roll out at Opening Ceremony shops in the U. Nelvana is also expanding its Franklin and Friends program through a multi-platform partnership with America's premier aquatic theme park, SeaWorld. Launched earlier this year in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio, the program includes a dedicated Franklin home in-park where visitors can interact with Franklin and purchase exclusive merchandise. Inspired by this new partnership, two new Franklin tradlng Friends specials will see Franklin exploring the natural world far outside of Woodland for the first time.

These included dedicated Babar boutiques in 21 Saks Fifth Avenue stores plus the flagship store in New York City, which featured Babar in its window displays during the holidays, and the transformation of Internatioanl of Wonder, New York City's largest independent children's bookstore, into the "World of Babar. Products have been recognized for technological sophistication and energy efficiency.

Factors that will drive growth on include the recent acquisition of Judith Leiber, Adrienne Vittadini and Taryn Rose; continued international expansion of all brands; the Marilyn Monroe brand continues to grow both as an endorser and as a licensed property; onternational penetration in all forms of digital and social media; and brand extensions into non-traditional categories. Key retail partners and programs during included Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Dillard's, Nordstrom's, Macy's, Kohl's, Sears, The Sports Authority, Modell's, Dick's Sporting Goods and Sports Direct.

MARY CARMEN ROTTER, MANAGING DIRECTOR, CONSUMER PRODUCTS, Knternational Sistema Brasileiro de Televisao has launched to the market CARROSSEL and has launched an animated spin off of the brand. In Mexico, Televisa owns one of the most important soccer teams, Club America, which has more than 1, different products developed every year. Televisa created a girl's property in based on a book, Hablando Sola Talking to Myselfwhich now has sold more thancopies and has 2 million followers in its social networking spaces.

It is now in development for animated and TV content. The PGA TOUR has an extensive range of products from apparel items to hard goods and services distributed in 96 countries across six continents. The two new tours join the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Web. These brands have been licensed for over product and services categories, including apparel men's, women's and childrenoffice accessories, golf accessories, household and lifestyle products, jewelry, electronics, publications, food and beverage, vacations, instructional services, golf simulators, minted coins and retail stores.

The PGA TOUR has private label men's, women's and boy's apparel, accessories and luggage programs in the U. The PGA TOUR has three key retail partnerships: PGA TOUR Superstores 15 locations and PGA TOUR Airport Shops 34 locations in the U. PGA TOUR Grill, a chain of airport-based, health-centric restaurants, will be opening in with target of 16 metatrader 4 for dummies ebook usa 20 restaurants in the next five years.

InPGA TOUR licensee PGA TOUR Experiences released the TOURAcademy Home Edition DVD Instructional Series. Through the PGA TOUR's licensing program it has been able to develop licensing positions in traditional sports licensing categories golf apparel, accessories, etc. This memorabilia program provides expansion for the PGA TOUR brand in the high-end retail market, with distribution currently in Allen Edmonds and Red Envelope.

PGA TOUR products are sold worldwide in over 10, stores. In China there are currently internayional PGA TOUR branded retail locations, with 18 opening in alone. In Japan PGA TOUR apparel, hard goods and accessories are sold in over golf courses, golf specialty stores and apparel stores. The PGA TOUR's global network of on-site tournament merchandise at over tournaments worldwide is an additional distribution channel offered to licensees.

Traxing TOUR Apparel, men's, women's, and boys' apparel line produced by Perry Ellis International, has initiated a PGA TOUR player pool program sponsoring six PGA TOUR professionals garnering additional exposure for the licensed program. Another highlight option trading options made easy amazon the Moe's Southwest Grill partnership with BJ's Wholesale Club for a line of fresh, restaurant-inspired products.

Brand highlights in include Ellen Tracy recorded its largest year ever inboth in terms of revenue and year over year growth. Ellen Tracy product is now available in over 13, selling locations in the U. Ellen Tracy is also available in over 4, specialty stores with eyewear. William Rast, fashion brand co-founded with Justin Timberlake, transitioned fully in from a wholesale operation to a DTR with J.

Penney that launched in more than stores. Peoples Liberation also transitioned from a wholesale model to a licensed model inand Sequential launched women's apparel at Maurices, which has over stores across the U. Caribbean Joe is casual Island lifestyle brand that is available in over 10, selling locations in the U. Growth initiatives include Ellen Tracy will continue to grow the business at Macy's and every major department store in the U.

Major growth will also come from new licensing initiatives and category launches. Caribbean Joe growth will come from increased mwgazine penetration in men's and women's apparel and swim, as well as home, at many major retailers. There are also major initiatives under way in Mexico, Central America and Europe.

Caribbean Joe will also have a door exclusive launch in May at a major Japanese retailer. Expanded product assortment launches are also planned in kitchen, outdoor furniture, skin care, bedding, towels, luggage and footwear. William Rast growth will come from the exclusive partnership at JCP in the U. The company is also developing William Rast international growth with new licensing initiatives and expects to have major exclusive partnerships in every major European country for spring People's Liberation growth will come from the January women's launch at Maurices.

Heelys, currently in over 3, doors around the world, hopes to re-claim its place as the fun and cool "wheeled" brand for 5- internationwl year-olds. Currently, Heelys is available in over 30 countries, with a major presence in Italy, Japan, France, Magxzine and the U. InHeelys will be available in over 50 countries through 20 distributor relationships increasing worldwide retail penetration to over 10, doors Inthe company plans to further develop existing brands and focus on growing more geographical territories, expanding marketing and communication plans and further expanding global presence by developing new product categories.

InSaban Brands primarily licensed its Power Rangers and Paul Trsding brands. In FebruarySaban Brands launched "Power Rangers Super Samurai," its internatiknal season of the franchise, on Nickelodeon. Saban Brands continued its partnership with global master toy licensee, Bandai, to launch boy's action. Power Rangers now has nearly additional licensees globally, creating product spanning across all categories including toys, apparel, games, party internattional and much more.

The Power Rangers franchise is seen in more than international trading license magazine around the world, translated into numerous languages and is a mainstay in the most prominent international children's programming blocks. The brand has seen tremendous growth, with sales more than doubling from to Paul Frank is a dual-gender, multi-generational property that has proven itself as a fashion and lifestyle brand with a whimsical appeal across the globe.

Paul Frank's vast selection of licensed products can be found in its more than 60 stand-alone stores around the globe with plans internatiobal grow from 50 to over stores in China alone by the end of and through retail partners both in-store and online. Saban Brands recently developed a new structure for its licensing, merchandising and retail strategy by creating its Global Consumer Products division. The new structure has merged the domestic and international licensing and merchandising teams and will allow the company to apply expertise on a global scale.

Saban Brands plans to open offices in Europe and Asia later in As the Power Rangers franchise celebrates its 20th anniversary inthe brand is building on that success by not only providing licensed products for the current season on Nickelodeon, "Power Rangers Megaforce," but also by creating limited edition 20th anniversary and "throwback" Mighty Morphin Power Rangers product for Power Rangers enthusiasts. InPaul Frank is also continuing to build on its ongoing success with new licensing and retail partners for products for infants to adults, globally.

Saban Brands is also in development with future licensing and merchandising initiatives for some of its newer brands including Vortexx, Digimon Fusion and Julius Jr. InPower Rangers Super Samurai tradiing could be found globally in all major markets throughout North, South and Central America, Europe, Australia, India and South Africa with toys leading as the mayazine product category, followed by back-to-school products, sporting goods, apparel and publishing.

Power Rangers products can also be found at mass retailers worldwide, with Toys 'R' Traidng being a key retailer in many markets. For Paul Frank inthe brand was present in multiple tiers of distribution around the world from mid-tier to high-tier channels. Domestically, the brand had a large presence both in-store and online at Macy's, Delia's, Kohl's and Amazon.

In addition, Paul Frank had an exclusive national "Small Paul" line with Babies 'R' Us. Internationally, Paul Frank product was sold in the 60 flagship stores around the globe as well as in many additional retail international trading license magazine. Key licensing initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond include further jagazine of magszine products into the business market including SIP Endpoint technology, as well as licensed products gaining additional market share in domestic magxzine international markets.

Products include a wide range of Bluetooth audio products, an innovative Miracast HDMI adapter, award winning Sonic Emotion wireless speakers, and more, by licensee Concept Licensee, Conceptwill be scaling up current domestic distribution partners and expanding to new large electronic retailers nationwide. In addition, AGP will expand its digital presence with apps and e-books.

Growth for American Greetings properties in centered on the Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake brands globally. A Strawberry Shortcake DTR and toy program sold exclusively in international trading license magazine U. Other key retail partners continued to be Walmart, Target, specialty stores, food and drugstores, retail chains and an expansion of its online activities. International growth was centered on the success of Care Bears in Asia, including promotions with KFC, McDonalds, and Jollibee.

In addition, Strawberry Shortcake continued to expand in Brazil with new licensed categories and an expanded retail presence. DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP. DPS is looking to create long-term relationships with a few key partners. The focus will be continuing to expand the diverse, flavor-based portfolio of trademarks in complementary food categories. With flavors consumers already know and love, licensees can provide their retailers with a strong pipeline of innovation opportunities.

Through joint planning and partnering closely with licensees, DPS continued to grow in including the launch of Mott's Fruit Snacks, Dr Pepper and CRUSH bubble gum, Mott's Yogurt and a Clamato Chelada line extension. THE THOMAS KINKADE COMPANY. Kinkade's artistry includes imagery of gardens, cottages and estates, cityscapes, plein airs, holiday liense, and commemorative American landmarks.

Kinkade, known as the "Painter of Light," is the most collected artist in U. Thomas Kinkade's Masterworks celebrated historic occasions, prestigious anniversaries and the most beloved sites in America. Through key rrading partnerships with brands such as Disney Consumer Products, Warner Bros. Thomas Kinkade licensed products can be found in a variety of more than 16, retail locations such as mass, grocery, drug, book, toy, specialty, craft, gift and stationery stores in the U.

Key licensing initiatives that will drive growth in include expanded lifestyle and performance product assortments targeting Gen-Y consumers; expanded offering for women's, kids and accessory categories and name, number and new authentic on-field kits. Key retail partners and programs include new and licenwe stadium retail locations, apparel and sporting goods promotions across all tiers of distribution including Dick's Sporting Goods, Toys 'R' Us and Macy's.

ITV is building its U. Internationally, ITV continues to grow through its network of appointed sub agents. Licensed properties that will drive growth in include Dancing with the Stars, Castle, Revenge, Once Upon a Time, The Chew and Scandal. The Revenge Double Infinity Fine Jewelry Collection was launched with Helzberg Jewelers in fall of and was the most successful jewelry launch in their history. Castle novels, inspired by the ABC hit television show, have continued to grow season to season.

Each publication seven novels and three graphic novels continues to take a position on the New York Times best-seller list. The Esquire Network, launching summerwill bring the iconic brand to television as the definitive network for the modern, multi-faceted man. Peter in Magicland, Snowman, BannertailDFL and Heidi; and in Australia, Blinky Bill, Maya the Bee, Vic the Viking and Tashi. Key licensing initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond include the Maya the Bee movie and Blinky Bill movie.

In the ROW, Maya global launch with extensive PR campaign as well as new Maya Baby addendum to the style guide; Heidi Vintage; key international distribution deals for Studio Maya plush; Kid's Day in Turkey and Russia; IMC's Maya Mastertoy launching internationally; TV advertising campaign from our major Maya partners; new Maya rep agents in Russia, Latin America, South Korea and the Middle East. In Benelux, a joint loyalty program, Licrnse apparels and a PR campaign with VTM Kzoom fall press conference.

In the GAS, TV promotion and TV specials on KIKA and promotions. Key initiatives for include: brand new series for Saint Seiya Omega ; expanding global reach within broadcast, merchandising and online distribution of the existing titles; developing business of animation co-production with global partners. From sponsorship deals and integrations to consumer products, publishing, home entertainment, digital and retail, it has become a stand-out health and lifestyle brand, with active licensing programs in five countries and over 15 million products sold.

The continued expansion of MasterChef into new territories globally, and the rise of kids' extension Junior MasterChef, will see the brand grow, with a focus on extending the brand into food products for the first time, as well as new initiatives around toys, travel and hospitality, live events and global publishing.

The Biggest Loser will also continue to grow with productions in new territories and a focus on DTC propositions. The MasterChef brand has produced over 4 million books and magazines since the first title was published in Australia in Publishing continues to be one of the biggest drivers for MasterChef. Live events are also a key part of the MasterChef licensing program.

Promotional activity is also a big driver for MasterChef, with key partnerships with leading brands around the world bringing the brand to consumers through varied touchpoints including retail, digital, travel and leisure and experiential. MasterChef has a variety of consumer products licensed in various territories around the world. Product categories include cookware, bakeware, homewares, BBQs, textiles and small domestic appliances.

The Biggest Loser licensing program in the U. The Biggest Loser's global program, which spanned Australia, the Philippines, Portugal, the U. Key licensing initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond include global expansion to all continents. Further growth in successful categories such as auto accessories, lifestyle apparel, tools, power products and bicycles is a key initiative. In and beyond it will continue to develop a broad range of equity-driven licenses for prospective licensees.

Two successful programs in were with adidas for the Co-branded Originals Division and Costco for Goodyear licensed wiper blades. Peppa remains the top selling and top rating girls preschool property in the U. Ongoing investment in new programming and enhanced retail and promotional initiatives will help retain its position in the U. International rollout continues with launches for mid- to end in Canada, Korea, Benelux, Italy and in in Mexico, the rest of LatAm, Benelux and Germany.

Key retail includes all retail in the U. For and beyond growth will come from two main areas: the introduction of MICHELIN automotive accessories in to new markets magazime the expansion of Michelin footwear—both MICHELIN branded footwear and also co-branded outsoles which feature innovations and technologies derived from Michelin's tire-related expertise. Key retail partners for the automotive accessories business in were major auto specialty retailers such as AutoZone, Pep Boys, Advance Auto, Norauto, Feu Vert and Halfords; major magasine such as Walmart, Carrefour and Tesco; warehouse clubs such as Sam's Club and Costco, plus tire dealers.

For footwear key retail partners forex web based trading desk leading department and fashion stores, safety footwear wholesalers and leading sporting goods chains and independents. Initiatives in include the new The Three Stooges Movie distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Internayional worldwide.

C3 created a new licensed product line that remains at market expanding the brand's retail presence. C3 also expanded the existing licensed classic Three Stooges product line through acquisition of additional domestic and international licensees creating an expanded retail presence. The all-new series "Three Little Stooges" will be coming to television in early and create a new brand extension. Additional online gaming and digital licenses are coming in Expanded Three Stooges themed Lottery Program with addition mgaazine eInstants online lottery games to the traditional scratcher games.

The Three Stooges brand international trading license magazine the most used entertainment brand by state lotteries. Acquired IPs current licensed product portfolios with addition of new domestic and international licensees C3 representing IPs for licensing and merchandising licensing programs. A coordinated cross license program between current The Three Stooges brand licensees and other brands represented licensees for category and product expansion and greater retail presence for all brands.

New promotions from licensee CARD. Acquire additional brands to represent for licensing and merchandising and integrate licensees into the cross license program. Tgading chic products and iconic designs drove Mafazine Trek activity. New additions such as the Inflatable Captain's Chair, Art Prints and Door Chimes, along with the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation, engaged fans around the world.

A new CSI: brand extension, CLUB CSI:, debuted in The children's book series features school-based mysteries that expose readers to forensic science. The launch was supported by a national in-school program reaching over three million students. The CLUB CSI: brand offers a natural way to introduce children to forensics through a recognizable name, all while making it fun and relatable at the same time.

Star Trek's pop culture phenomenon will hit a new high in with the release of the summer blockbuster, Star Trek Into Darkness. Hasbro and NAMCO will lead retail activity featuring nearly new licensees around the world. Expanded publishing programs and new initiatives in social gaming, food and beverage and co-branded collections will drive consumer engagement.

The launch of international ecommerce platforms will further CBS Consumer Products' reach into local markets. Providing better consumer access to CBS's top properties will improve fan engagement and expand retail distribution. The unique program showcases key items throughout The Good Wife sets and was seen by nearly eleven million viewers each week. Welch's has extended their fruit credentials by signing major licensing partnerships including frozen fruit, frozen at-home fruit smoothie kits, fruit snacks, fruit-flavored sodas, fresh produce and portion control jellies and jams.

Welch's products are sold throughout the U. Important initiatives for Welch's in included the launch of at-home fruit smoothie kits and filled licorice. InWelch's will further expand its frozen fruit and at-home fruit smoothie kit offerings in the U. Licensing agency Brandgenuity brokered the first license magazkne for OxiClean as well as foremost bathroom cleaner KABOOM. Petmate's litter pans, litter filters, cat mats, deodorizer dispensers and litter liners continued to find success as the complete in-home pet solution.

New licensees will launch a full line of component items for OxiClean stain-fighting use as well as in a line of extended OxiClean cleaning solutions and wipes. A line of KABOOM moisture removal products for the bathroom is also in the works. The game currently stands more than 75 million registered users globally and initiatives will expand and broaden its fanbase and include further international trading license magazine innovation, a move on to tablets for the first time, global promotional partnerships and the upcoming Moshi movie, as well as further animated content.

It also has new IP in development for launch throughout and beyond. Mind Candy has mass retail distribution in the U. Retail presence in Australia is strong across mass stores including, BIGW, Target, TRU, Myer, Kmart and Jasnor and Farmers in New Zealand. Key initiatives include global expansion with increased offerings in China, India, South America and Mexico, as well as renewed focus on North America dealer channel. Tommy Bahama has retail licensees in Australia, Canada and Dubai.

New for is a what are out of the money put options 3 legged fragrance launch for men and women, an outdoor furniture collection re-launch of the collectionpet products that will be sold at PetSmart and will benefit the PetSmart charities to save homeless pets and cell phone cases and covers. Key retail partners include better department and specialty stores.

Based on the product category, retail distribution ranges from Nordstrom and Federated, fine home furnishing stores Louis Shanks and Baers Furniture and PetSmart for the pet product collection. Retail partners include main grocers including Tesco. Under the specialty power and lighting tradng, the licensing program included automotive batteries, gas-powered generators, power inverters, external chargers including travel accessories for mobile devices, photo accessories, power solutions for gaming, power connectors and light bulbs.

Key licensing Initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond include the global expansion of licensed product through current partners, as well as new licensing partners. The launch of new branded product lines will help Energizer grow market share in both domestic and international markets. InFood Network Kitchen was launched.

Developed in partnership with Delaware North Companies, the Food Network Kitchen airport concept uses the freshest regionally sourced ingredients to bring classic fare with local flavor to travelers in Ft. Food Network also currently offers concessions and in-suite dining in 23 stadiums and arenas magazime the country in partnership with Delaware North Companies. Food Network Magazine a partnership with Hearst is the fourth best-selling monthly magazine on newsstands and the No.

Food Network publishing was behind three New York Times best-selling books in that were on the best-sellers list for a combined total of 48 weeks. Over housewares products are sold exclusively at more than 1, Kohl's international trading license magazine under the Food Network and Bobby Flay brands. In Food Network launched a line of scented candles with fragrances inspired by Food Network kitchen recipes. Candles launched in November in limited retail stores and will launch nationally in Food Network's food service initiatives will continue in with expansion of our concessions and airport concepts.

In concessions, offerings will continue to expand past suite level to general admission areas in multiple sports arenas. Additionally, Food Network expects to open a new 1,square-foot international trading license magazine and Go Gourmet Market" serving classic fare with a uniquely Atlanta flavor in the Atlanta airport in fall Food Network is actively pitching new airport locations in partnership with Delaware North Companies for and beyond.

In partnership with Kohl's, the Food Network team is developing hundreds of new SKUs and refreshing internationap in to continue to grow and expand upon the success of the housewares program at Kohl's. Food Network Magazine continues to grow with subscription rates up international trading license magazine digits and e-reader circulation on track to more than double from numbers.

Food Network will continue its success in publishing partnering with Alex Guarnashelli to launch Old-School Comfort Food in AprilBobby Flay for BBQ Addition in AprilGuy Fieri for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown in MayInternatiohal Burrell for Own Your Kitchen in October tradng, and Sunny Anderson for Sunny's Kitchen in September Several titles are already in development for With the growth and success of entwine, Food Network Magazine and the launch of Food Network candles, retail success will continue with the confluence of these products at retailers nationwide.

In May a program will launch nationwide with Walgreen's with an in-store display featuring entwine, Food Network Magazine and Food Network Internationzl. Food Network will continue to sponsor Wine and Food Festivals, such as the South Beach, New York and Atlantic City Festivals, to allow fans to interact with the brand over the course of a weekend. SIM is the owner of over 70 brands and is the largest provider of licensed content for enthusiast media in the U.

Mobile apps for iPads, iPhones, Android Phones, and tablets internatiohal well as emerging media international trading license magazine a key focus of the business. In the consumer goods market the automotive category once again drove sales for with products including windshield frost guards, jumper cables, jumpstarts, organizational tools, multi-tools, and pet car safety. Motor Trend cellular accessories and Bluetooth items continued their success as the assortment grew and GPS accessories were added as well.

SIM continues with 4 branded TV shows and an exclusive Motor Trend channel on YouTube. Each internatinal SIM content reaches over million consumers, nearly a third of the U. Mobile apps for iPads, iPhones, Android phones and tablets, as well as emerging media is a key focus of the business. In the consumer goods market the tradint category internztional again drove sales for with products magszine windshield frost guards, jumper cables, jumpstarts, organizational tools, multi-tools and pet car safety.

This growth can be attributed to Nissan's success across a variety of categories including software, replicas, toys, and accessories. In particular, the Nissan Part Works replica business has continued expansion across both Asia and Europe and the development of new, downloadable game licenses has increased Nissan's presence in the software category worldwide. Moving forward, EMI will look to leverage new and exciting Nissan and Infiniti vehicle introductions in categories such as automotive accessories, die-cast, radio control, software and lifestyle.

Also, the Nissan licensing program will target emerging markets to support the rapidly increasing sales of vehicles with licensed products. With the launch the Skylanders franchise inwhich captured the hearts of millions with an innovative video game experience and a robust cast of collectible characters, the Licejse and Promotions team has seen tremendous growth. This milestone was reached tradinh than any other kids' gaming property, making it the No.

More than million toys have been sold worldwide, which quickly turned Skylanders into the No. The Skylanders property is the first of its kind to successfully bring toys to life by merging the video game and toy worlds and giving rise to consumer demand for meaningful branded product extensions in Currently, Skylanders is represented in every major category, including publishing, gaming accessories, apparel, back-to-school, construction sets, plush, board games, costumes, party goods and bedding.

In addition to Skylanders, Activision has been focused on building a lifestyle merchandising program for Call of Duty that includes categories such as headsets, mobile devices, apparel and accessories. Init will continue to bring the magic licensf Skylanders to life with top-quality, brand-enhancing product extensions. Fans will have multiple touch points available to them, including the company's first-ever McDonald's Happy Meal promotion based on Skylanders Giants, in North America, Europe and Australia, with ibternational promotional partnerships planned for and beyond and ongoing key licensing initiatives with more than licensees and partnerships worldwide.

Retailers are expanding their footprint based on the unparalleled success inwhich will increase awareness of the brand and further drive sales. Additionally, the Call of Duty merchandising program will be expanding into new lifestyle categories in with the support of assigned agents in Europe and Australia who will lead the charge on expansion outside of the U. As a video game brand, Skylanders secured an unparalleled gaming footprint in more than 50, retail stores, including feature space outside electronics departments, with more thanlinear feet of merchandising space at retail in North America and over 58, linear feet across Europe.

Skylanders Giants reached global distribution with major retailers worldwide including Toys 'R' Us, Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon, Best Buy and many more. Domo's dominance continues to grow across the globe with a powerful lineup of partners who only amplify the brand's pop-culture presence. A recent co-branding effort with DC Comics, a special section at retail legend YRB in New York City and a promotional program with the VANS Warped Tour are just a few Domo efforts that have taken the brand to new heights.

Discovery Kids continues to grow year-over-year, has a great core group of licensees and new partners on board for Licebse forBig Tent Entertainment is spearheading the licensing efforts to build the Sprout network and extend their everyday media reach into retail. Pixfusion is rolling out new 3D rendering and mobile technologies as well as new licensed relationships for its Kideo Video brand.

The company will focus on increased national and international touring commitments, two CD and DVD releases, new television content and refreshed creative, with new product lines in key categories to be launched in fourth quarter Weil is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. The mission of Weil Lifestyle is to provide consumers with a range of best-in-class products and services to enhance their health and well-being international trading license magazine help them live a lifestyle guided by the philosophy of integrative medicine.

Weil donates all after-tax profits from royalties from sales of Weil Lifestyle licensed products directly to the Weil Foundation, a international trading license magazine 3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing integrative medicine through training, research, the education of the public, and policy reform. In addition to licende current licensees, Weil Lifestyle continues to drive growth in and beyond with new insider trading options in an ira initiatives including the successful expansion of Weil Integrative Footwear, with its ground-breaking design and Aided Motion System AMS combines innovative and clinically proven technologies to help consumers walk in comfort.

Orthaheel technology is incorporated into footwear that Dr. Weil Lifestyle programs also include FoodState, a whole-food supplement company with a consumer facing brand, MegaFood as well as a direct-to-practitioner brand, Innate Response; Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins, an natural line of topical skin care products; Weil for Vital Choice offers sustainably harvested wild Alaskan salmon and other natural and organic foods; Weil by Dansk is a premium, high quality line of small kitchen electrics.

The brand also almost doubled its QVC business overenjoyed a new seasonal program with Lowe's and had a very successful year with licensee, Bethlehem Lights. Additionally, Jim enjoyed a 10 percent increase in his Canadian distribution and a significant bump in the co-branded sales with Disney globally. Key licensing initiatives that will drive growth into and beyond will be the addition from Enesco in the handbag and jewelry product categories that launched in Q4 and Q1 The outlook for QVC and Lowe's are on a growth trajectory along with the addition of several new licensing partners in the craft, home and gourmet food arenas.

Integral to the success of the Jim Shore brand at retail is the mid-tier department and specialty stores. That will remain and continue to grow as the showcase distribution channel. Retail store signings and appearances with independent retailers and department stores like Macy's Herald Square will continue to be a high priority. Kawasaki toy and replica products enjoyed strong sales with products such as the Kawasaki KFX Ride-On positively reflecting the excitement, performance, and fun of the Kawasaki brand.

Licensees have focused primarily on the Kawasaki and Ninja brands to develop product programs that meet the expectations of motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages. New brand advancement product categories will also be implemented within areas such as travel goods and outdoor recreational products while brand extension programs will be developed across a variety of new categories. The launch of above new initiatives will complement the existing product programs and continue to showcase the exciting Kawasaki equities of balanced performance, power, quality engineering, innovation and unrestrained fun.

The two businesses are showing strength in a fiercely amgazine market. Product introductions like the successful Scandaleyes Mascara and exciting advertising featuring top models keep consumers and retailers engaged. New marketing and advertising campaigns and promotions to support in-store efforts, e. MAUREEN TAXTER, SVP, U. Season three of this CGI-animated television series premiered in over countries around the world in The new season will include "Chuggington's" internztional television special, "Chug Patrol—Ready to Rescue!

Original music videos will also debut beginning in On the consumer products front, master toy partner, Tomy, international trading license magazine the extensive Chuggington line with the introduction of the Stack Track railway system, the first-ever to enable kids to achieve elevation in toy train play. Over 30 new SKUs including play sets and high performance engines allow budding engineers to take train play to new heights.

In the digital space, the new "Chuggington Traintastic Adventures" iOS app by Budge Studios was downloaded over 1 million times and new titles are in development for Ludorum continues to build this preschool brand with innovative marketing programs including a first-ever national QSR promotion in Q3an expanded public service campaign with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA teaching young families about safety, and a new content program for preschoolers and their parents, Its Training Time!

The company is committed to extending the reach of its brand through licensing opportunities. In it will launch a new portfolio of digital cameras and digital camera accessories, wide format inkjet media and Matchprint proofing media. Kodak will continue to expand global territories of existing licensees and will pursue new licensee opportunities worldwide.

Key retail partners include leading retailers in consumer electronic, office super stores, online e-tailers, mass and food, drug and warehouse clubs. New initiatives have included an expansive work and casual apparel line for adults. Focused as an extension to Roto-Rooters' nationwide plumbing service, the primary licenses are for magzaine lines of chemical drain cleaners and plungers that are positioned as precursors to a service call.

Distribution encompasses supermarket, mass merchant and hardware channels and strong synergies have developed between the licensed and core product sides of the company. New plumbing products will launch at retail in CHRIS MOLE, GROUP LICENSING DIRECTOR. Key licensing initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond include the expansion of current licensed categories of apparel, accessories, camping and sports equipment into other territories; regional Golf licensing deals; and roll out of European-wide loyalty program.

The ESPN and X Games consumer products business strives to strategically partner with best-in-class licensees to create tangible brand extensions for sports fans of all ages—fulfilling the company-wide mission "To Serve Sports Fans. The continued growth of ESPN co-branded programs is also a key factor to expanding the consumer products business. These include hot market programs for College GameDay football and basketballthe BCS Announcement Program, SEC on ESPN, NBA on ESPN and NASCAR on ESPN.

Notable efforts in include a re-launch of the ESPN table game business, launch of a premium retro inspired ESPN Classic apparel and accessories collection and further growth of the mass market apparel and accessories business. Inspired by the premier event in action sports, X Games consumer products continue to capture the excitement and energy of the competition that acts as the international gathering place of action sports champions, challengers, enthusiasts and fans.

Inthe X Games has expanded its global footprint from two to six world class events in unique locations around the world. The key initiative for is to leverage the increased X Games coverage, content and brand awareness to expand the X Games consumer product portfolio in all global territories. Notable initiatives include; the launch of a co-branded children's Pro Force Greek Yogurt by Yoplait at grocery stores nationwide, the launch of X Games BMX bikes at Walmart, expansion of X Games standalone stores in China, and the continued growth of the X Games consumer products offering internationally, especially in international event territories, such as France, Brazil, Spain and Germany across sporting goods channels.

ESPN branded and co-branded collections were distributed to a wide range of partners and retail channels including Dicks Sporting Goods, Target, Walmart, K-Mart, Livense, Finish Line, Lids, J. Key retail programs included a week hot market initiative supporting College GameDay Football apparel and headwearan eight week apparel program supporting College GameDay Basketball, BCS Announcement apparel and headwear in collaboration with adidas, an SEC on ESPN apparel program at Dick's Sporting Goods, a customized ESPN online fan portal on Forex trading account management interactive brokers. The X Games brand has a strong global presence in territories such as the U.

International X Games highlights include a robust X Games skate and bike program at Toys R Us and Walmart with Stoneridge Cycle in Canada, the re-launch of X Games apparel in Canada at Giant Tiger, the continued growth of X Games standalone stores and store-in-store concepts across China with Everextreme. Additionally, multiple internatlonal and window displays at ski-specific shops integnational Intersport locations showcased and sold the X Games collection.

Expansion of the X Games collection at Intersport France locations is planned for A full line of watches and bags are available in Brazil with promotions surrounding the X Games Foz do Iguacu event. An in-store autograph signing in Santiago, Chile, by a local X Games intwrnational, Coco Zurita, supported the holiday launch of the new X Games BMX bike. Sunglasses are available in Mexico, with a planned launch of protective sunglasses in spring New products are scheduled to launch in the portable fans, ceiling fans, floor care, water dispenser, touchless soap and sanitizer dispenser, cookware, bakeware, cutlery, kitchen tools and gadgets categories.

Key retailers include Walmart, Target and Kmart. In the kid's sector, My 1st JCB aims at preschoolers and JCB BOYS is targeted at children ages 4- to 8-years-old. The JCB product portfolio for adults covers a wide range of tools, workwear and safety footwear, phones, heaters and batteries. Tough mobile phones will also liicense territory and range growth in A growing and diversified range of products for children, including new apparel, party and food partnerships will see the My 1st JCB brand gain further prominence in In the kid's apparel sector, Asda, Mothercare and Tesco developed deeper in-store ranging in and Argos remain a key destination.

This successful licensing program capitalized on La-Z-Boy's ownership of the powerful comfort equity and its other established components of quality and great value. Licensed product sales in the outdoor casual furniture category generated strong additional placement and exceptional revenue growth within a variety of big box retailers and specialty stores.

The outdoor program was further enhanced by the positive growth of the premium spa collection and the La-Z-Boy brand continues to solidify its relevance and credibility lixense the outdoor environment. Within the home, lucense domestics product program continues to gain traction and has successfully enhanced La-Z-Boy's reputation niternational comfort and quality. Inthe existing La-Z-Boy licensed businesses will continue to build distribution and placement while EMI continues to pursue exciting new comfort related opportunities that can leverage the powerful La-Z-Boy brand equity and their compelling marketing platform of "Live Life Comfortably.

Key initiatives include Animate-It! Distribution is focused largely on North American mass merchant and hardware channels. Licensing initiatives that will drive growth in and beyond are TV and product sales. Retail partners include Walmart, Kroger's and Bass Pro. The program includes HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams paint, wallpaper and paint accessories, HGTV HOME Flooring by Shaw, the HGTV HOME Furniture Collection, the HGTV HOME Design Studio only at Bassett, the HGTV HOME Plant Collection and HGTV HOME Indoor Lighting.

The HGTV HOME program is undergoing rapid expansion in and beyond with launches into new product categories, new retail partners, expansion of existing lines and increased marketing initiatives. Expansion of existing partners' lines will also be a key driver of kicense for and beyond. Elk Lighting launched a new, fresh fixture collection to the HGTV HOME Indoor Lighting assortment in January In JanuaryHGTV HOME Flooring by Shaw made updates to carpet, hardwood, laminate and resilient tile lines.

In earlyHGTV HOME Design Studio only at Bassett introduced styling and fabric updates to their custom upholstery offering. The HGTV HOME Furniture Collection is introducing a new collection onternational April High Point Market with updated, trend-right aesthetics. In April tradinh, the HGTV HOME Plant Collection international trading license magazine offer new annuals, shrubs and blooming perennials and will be placed in over doors in the U.

HGTV engaged in multiple, innovative cross-partner marketing initiatives in and these will continue to be an important driver of growth and increased brand awareness for the HGTV HOME licensing forex trading indicators list good in traxing HGTV heavily supports its HGTV HOME line in compelling ways on-air, online, in print and via experiential marketing.

The HGTV HOME line was sold in over 4, doors across North America in HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams grading sold exclusively in almost 3, Sherwin-Williams retail stores. HGTV HOME Flooring by Shaw was distributed at independent flooring retailers. HGTV HOME Furniture Collection was sold in 60 doors of the top U. HGTV HOME Design Studio only at Bassett was placed exclusively in 90 Bassett retail locations.

HGTV HOME Plant Collection was in over doors, in independent garden centers, hardware stores and grocery stores. HGTV HOME Indoor Lighting was placed in specialty lighting doors. Their awareness in the marketplace is such that internationxl ask for their images and products by name. Strengthened product development teams at Tina Higgins Designs and Robin Surface Designs Robin Roderick led to successful programs in key categories like tabletop and bath at major retailers.

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The third initiative is magwzine make selecting designs and working with MHS Licensing even easier for licensees through a significant investment in enhancing its website capabilities, launching this summer. MHS continues to differentiate intermational brands and segment them by channel of retail, recognizing that the value chains like Dollar General offer huge potential for the right properties. Programs in the outdoor channel at retailers like Cabela's and Bass Pro will continue to drive its wildlife-themed business.

As its licensees in key categories, like tabletop and home textiles, develop exclusive programs for retailers such as Walmart and Target, MHS will partner with their product development teams creating custom collections and product innovations. TLC will leverage each brand's unique history, powerful initiatives and sponsorships to effect of dividends on put options mutual funds comprehensive product platforms and usage occasions.

In addition, regional and local brands will develop licensing programs throughout the world. REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS HEFTY. This highly successful program is built around Hefty's powerful equity of strength, durability, quality, and convenient solutions. Hefty indoor wastebaskets has maintained its strong presence in both mass and home improvement channels, capturing a substantial market share due to the strength of the trademark. Overall, the Hefty licensing program is expected to expand substantially in trding expanded retail distribution of indoor and outdoor international trading license magazine, home storage products, and the launch of the magasine food storage containers into grocery, mass and specialty in addition to the pursuit of new opportunities in household categories.

PERFETTI VAN MELLE CHUPA CHUPS. InPerfetti Van Melle experienced a steady growth with both brands. Chupa Chups, the global lollipop brand, concentrates on building a lifestyle licensing program in Europe and Asia. The brand taps into its world of colorful wrappers and nostalgic advertising to create a large bank of designs that appeal to teenagers all around the world. The iconic Airheads brand, found in almost every grocery, drug and convenience store in the U.

Inon the occasion of its 55th anniversary, Chupa Chups will launch vintage inspired capsule collections that will be presented in retail events that will include lollipop samplings. There are also exciting launches planned in the publishing and digital gaming sectors. Moreover, this diverse flavor brand is a perfect match for aroma based product ranges that will surprise the candy fans.

Moving forward, Chupa Chups will continue its expansion into new territories such as Russia, Poland and Mainland China. The main categories for the Chupa Chups licensing program are apparel and cosmetics. The Airheads Popsicle by Unilever is the 7th best-selling SKU across all frozen novelties in major grocery chains. Walmart is a key retailer for the Fruit Squeezer beverages by Jel Sert and apparel and beauty items. RAMEZ TOUBASSY, CEO, SHABBY CHIC BRANDS.

Distribution extends from Europe ttading North America with plans for further expansion. Many new areas including imaging and visual products are available. Melitta's licensed line of consumer coffee makers has received industry recognition for being so innovative including the first in-pod technology and stylish. In the licensed products enjoyed both distribution and share gains in both the U.

As the brand continues to innovate we seek licensees that are committed to quality coffee products that capture the European essence of Melitta. The brand is now available in over 23 countries worldwide. Cancer Council is seeking to expand further its International markets by partnering with local licensees and retailers, and supporting local cancer charities. Cancer Council merchandise is available through chemists, department and mass market merchants. Army licensing program leverages the brand's values of pride, performance and personal development to build positive brand awareness and create multiple touch points for Americans to show support for the U.

The program consists of licensees across categories including apparel, footwear, jewelry, personal accessories, paintball, sporting goods, consumer electronics, gift and novelty, collectibles, cutlery, health and beauty, and toys. Several new product launches and high growth programs will drive growth in and beyond. The brand finds best-in-class licensees to manufacture quality products that bear the Army marks.

Army translates well international trading license magazine licensed products across many categories, and a major win for the brand tradiing expanding the brand's footprint in the sporting good space by adding a new airsoft gun line by Crosman Sports along with a fitness apparel partnership with Adidas. These licensed programs piggybacked on the success of ilcense U.

Army Paintball line to grow the brand in the sporting goods space. The Army made it a point to increase their presence at retail by signing on Global Tissue Group, one of the world's largest consumable companies, to create internztional line of consumer paper goods including paper towels. It is a goal to embody the characteristics of being a soldier, "strong in body and strong in mind", so the Army signed on Kidz Toyz to do a line of U.

Army branded Walkie-Talkies, role play toys, binoculars and flashlights available at retail across the country. This category was strengthened with the further expansion of video game peripherals and accessories by CTA Digital. The Army has taken on Bestway International as a licensee to manufacture a line of Liccense inflatable airbeds for outdoor maggazine indoor use, to allow consumers the internatiional to use the brand on the go.

Army licensed products are available at major retailers across the U. Penney and K-Mart, international trading license magazine others key retailers. Several key programs drove growth in Eugene Textiles secured orders from JoAnn's, Hobby Lobby and Hancock for its line of U. Army branded fleece and cotton fabrics. Tippmann Sports established the U. Army brand as the second best-selling brand in the paintball category, right after its proprietary Tippmann brand, with product available at Walmart and virtually every major sporting goods retailer.

Army program successes in included Jerry Leigh's T-shirt program at Target and Walmart, BioWorld's t-shirt program at Walmart, U. A new and exciting retail internstional is the partnership between Zappos and Authentic Apparel. The "NARUTO" uncut anime has been airing on Adult Swim since Novemberand is consistently in the No. VIZ Media also launched Toshin, a new consumer products brand and design style concept for properties NARUTO, BLEACH and DEATH NOTE.

The CafePress online retail partnership for the Toshin brand launched late Not only are the most popular warriors from NARUTO, BLEACH and DEATH NOTE available on a line of highly customizable gear, fans can access a range of character artwork and backgrounds to create their own unique Toshin merchandise. Namco Bandai released the "Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations" video game, and it sold overunits in U.

Diamond Comics will debut Japanese imports based on Licensd Media properties, including the ever popular NARUTO, bringing over more high-end collectibles and figures to the U. Namco Bandai's "Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3" game debuted in March Compared to the previous game in the franchise springeven greater sales are expected due to the strength of the property.

Two new licensees launched in the U. Key retail partners include John Lewis, Waitrose, Sainsbury and Coast in the U. Key initiatives include implementing a Mars One Voice strategy that creates themed displays with candy and merchandise that can be customized and executed in many forms at various price points. The company's continued interest in exploring international opportunities and strategically adding categories to grow the current assortment bring the OneVoice strategy alive at retail locations throughout the U.

Mills Entertainment's Clifford: A BIG Family Musical live show also was a significant driver for awareness and publicity, with engagement in over 50 cities. Goosebumps also marked a significant milestone—its 20th anniversary. Key licensing activity included six new DVD releases from Fox Home Entertainment, new games from Fundex and new publishing from Scholastic.

Key retail drivers for The Magic School Bus included the video game release of "The Magic School Bus: Oceans" for LeapFrog Explorer as well as new digital content for the LeapFrog App Center. The brand also enjoyed a re-launch of its home video library from New Video, which released newly repackaged product and enjoyed strong retail distribution. Under the Scholastic brand, there were several new releases in the Scholastic Storybook Treasures DVD line as well as new titles from Scholastic Audio.

As Clifford the Big Red Dog's 50th anniversary celebration continues, will see an array of product trzding for the brand. Planned new releases include apparel from Hybrid Apparel and JCorp Inc. In addition, Buffets Inc. Clifford will enjoy promotional support at all Buffets Inc. There will also be three new game releases from Briarpatch.

And will see the release of "I Spy Spooky Mansion" for Leapster Explorer along with new apps for the LeapFrog App Center. The Magic School Bus will see the release of "The Magic School Bus: Dinosaurs" for Leapster Explorer this fall, and The Young Scientists Club will release two new kits. The Goosebumps franchise continues to extend the "safe" scare with new Halloween costumes and masks being released from Gemmy this year, along with new books in the Most Wanted series from Scholastic.

On the promotions front, Ralcorp will feature an on-pack Goosebumps forex calendar trading qqq offer on 3 million boxes of cereal and international trading license magazine for Halloween. Internationally, Wendy's will feature Goosebumps branded premiums in their Kids Meals at over locations including Mexico and New Zealand among others. Kids Station and Tara Toys will both release new Scholastic-branded product including educational science kits and games and puzzles respectively, in addition to a line of Scholastic infant toys from Baby King.

The Scholastic Storybook Treasures DVD product line will release new titles as will and Scholastic Audiobooks into And Scholastic's definition dynamo WordGirl will enjoy promotional support at all Buffets Inc. JELLY BELLY CANDY COMPANY. The strategic global licensing program translates the fun, flavor, unique bean shape and colorful image of the interjational into giftware, stationery, kitchen appliances and accessories, bath and body products, food-service yogurt and ice cream dispensing machines, and unique Jelly Belly licensed flavored food and beverage products.

Important initiatives for Jelly Belly licensing program in included the launch of food-service yogurt and ice cream dispensing machines, tabletop products and at home cotton candy machines used with Jelly Belly international trading license magazine flavored sugars. InJelly Belly licensing program will continue to expand its' kitchen appliances and accessories, food, giftware and stationary offerings.

The Jelly Belly licensing program retail partnerships include key retailers in specialty, grocery, mass, national convenience, and food service throughout the U. In its year history to date, more than million Suzy's Zoo greeting cards alone have been sold worldwide. Duckport is the original Suzy's Zoo character set. This brand is targeted for children ages 2 to 5 and includes books, coloring books, greeting cards which were sold in a variety of boutique locations as well as at Target, Internatonal Tree and online in Wags and Whiskers is a greeting card and stationery line featuring dogs and cats that was created in and quickly became one of the best-selling collections in Suzy's Zoo international trading license magazine.

InWags and Whiskers merchandise was available at boutique outlets as well online. Suzy's Zoo's initial entree into the online community was the launch of their redesigned, interactive website in June The Flipbook, Rainy Day Friends, was added to the website in February With feet successfully wet, the Suzy's Zoo team surged forward with their exploration into the online world by launching their U. The website includes interactive games, puzzles and coloring activities, a crafting section lcense collaboration with Joanna Sheen, LTDand story time with Suzy's Zoo creator, Suzy Spafford.

After many months of research, design, animation, and voice-overs in conjunction with iStoryTime, the first series of digital apps were launched in November matazine And as the team at Suzy's Zoo enjoys the success of the international trading license magazine launch of their digital apps, they are binary options trading course 7 11 in the design phase for three NOOK eBooks and three iBooks, which will launch mid Further plans include securing licensees in all the major markets of the world—U.

Multiple deals have recently been concluded and will drive growth in and include the following: Pioneer Balloons are developing latex, foil, bubble and punchball balloons; Hoffman California Fabrics is developing percent cotton, screen-printed fabrics utilizing the Classic Suzy's Zoo character sets; StickerYou, will continue to offer personalized stickers utilizing all three of the Suzy's Zoo character sets for purchase on their website; Joanna Sheen, LTD will continue to develop a variety of craft items for the Little Suzy's Zoo character set; Flickback Media developed greeting cards, calendars, etc.

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA. One of the key licensed properties for retail in was Pinewood Derby. The property targets youth and teaches skill building. Among the newest properties launched is Be Prepared, which targets the outdoor enthusiast and encourages overall preparedness. The Boy Scouts of America has more than 50 million living alumni in the U. Its goal is to create or develop new licensed products to reconnect with alumni, and those with affinity for the BSA, in relevant ways through their daily activities.

Continued expansion of Be Prepared and Pinewood Derby brands will be at the core of expansion initiatives in the near-term. The Boy Scouts of America has achieved tremendous success in growing the Pinewood Derby program at major craft, hobby, book, and hardware retailers. Inthe BSA launched a co-branded Batman, Superman and Scooby-Doo Pinewood Derby car kit with Revell.

Eagle Scouts: A centennial history, a book produced with licensee DK Publishing gained placement in major bookstores, along with previous BSA licensed books. Additionally, in the outdoor sporting goods product category, Medline Industries Curad successfully introduced a Be Prepared First Aid kit international trading license magazine in the year in regional food and internationql chains in the mid-west.

The top-rated television game show series has built a full line of ancillary merchandise in several categories including gaming, publishing and digital, and is carried at major retailers. In recent years, new titles of existing licenses were launched, including a new 5th Grader social media online game as well as iOS and Android 5thGrader games from Ludia, Inc. In addition, One Three Media recently partnered with American Gaming Systems to develop 5th Grader-themed casino slot machines.

Key retail partners have included Walmart, Target, Kmart, Toys 'R' Us, J. One Three Media has a number of programs on air inincluding the premiere its newest game show, "Trust Me! I'm A Game Show Host. Key retail partners are Argos and Halfords. Some international sales figures may have been slightly affected by currency exchange rates and were based on the most recent rates at press time. Global consults various industry sources, financial documents, etc. All companies are public except as otherwise noted as PRIVATE or NON-PROFIT.

The Top Global Licensors Report is copyrighted and licene be used without the written permission of Advanstar Communications and License! Skip to Main Content Area. Industry News Internaional Appointments. Retail Trends Consumer Insight. Top Global Licensors. Lucas Licensing —Disney acquired George Lucas' company, parent to the venerable Star Wars franchise, in Octoberand is now in the midst of a corporate integration process as well as planning for the next film, Episode 7, in Lazytown —Turner acquired this kids' property with a health and wellness theme in The International trading license magazine Global Licensors experienced a few changes this year as one international trading license magazine licensor joined the top of the list and another reported a significant jump in retail sales.

Consider the following examples:. Bluestar Alliance joined the Top at No. Authentic Brands, which recently added Judith Leiber, Hickey Freeman and Hart Schaffner Marx Brands to its group, joined the Top at No. Sequential Brands, which recently added the Caribbean Joe and Ellen Tracy brands to its portfolio, entered the ranking at No. Saban Brands, which has grown significantly in a short time and is celebrating its third anniversary this month, continued to climb the rankings to No.

It's clearly evident that brand licensing is a vibrant and viable business. The Avengers: Marvel's The Avengers became the third biggest film of all time in Iconix has a diversified portfolio of 33 owned brands across women's, men's, athletic, home, consumer electronics and entertainment that it licenses globally with over 1, licensing partners.




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