• Crazy for Cartoons

    As we hit the mid-point of the year, we’ve been reflecting on some of the industry highlights so far. One thing that springs to mind as a biggie this year is new movie releases – and animation has swept the board! The highly anticipated sequels and prequels of many blockbusters have topped the box office, with Despicable Me 2 having the best five day opening ever for an animated film. Not to forget Monsters University, Disney’s Planes, Turbo and The Smurfs 2 which are all set to become sizzling summer hits.

    And of course, with every successful movie release, come lots of opportunities for global licensing programmes. Everything from apparel to home wear will be on offer, allowing companies to monopolise on this booming trend. If you’re planning a licensing programme this summer, you need to ensure you are receiving the royalties you are entitled to. If y
    18 2013
  • An exciting Licensing Expo

    The jetlag has passed and we have descended back down to earth with a bang but we are feeling very excited following our trip to Vegas. It was great to see a charismatic Gwyneth Paltrow showing just how much opportunity there is in business in her Keynote speech. Many aspiring business people have a lot to learn from her. Over the past 12 months we have been focussing our efforts on increasing our international operation. We spoke to lots of international licensors at Licensing Expo and there’s some very exciting 360 news on the horizon! Watch this space…
    5 2013