The UK licensing industry is the second largest in the world, and the biggest in the Europe, with a value of $14.58bn (£11.84bn) in 2018, according to figures from the global licensing industry body, Licensing International, a growth of 3.9 per cent on the year prior. But the growth doesn’t tell the whole story. TheContinue reading Toys and Licensing – troubled times ahead as Brand Licensing Europe nears?
2018 is going to be a perfect storm for the popular Jurassic World franchise, so it’s no surprise the franchise is expected to be a big attraction at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe show, taking place at Olympia, London (10th – 12th October 2017). Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the fifth movie in the franchise, willContinue reading Jurassic World expected to be popular draw at Brand Licensing Europe next week
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced its first licensing partners for Thunderbirds Are Go, with products set to debut in 2015, and on the list is DC Thomson, who will publish the official Thunderbirds Are Go annual and monthly magazine. Other licensees include book publisher Simon & Schuster in the UK, Kokomo, Danilo, Posh Paws and,Continue reading DC Thomson snags rights to Thunderbirds Are Go Comic and Annual
DC Thomson is to announce some major developments to expand the digital side of The Beano at Brand Licensing Europe in London next month (7th – 9th October). Dennis the Menace, Gnasher and Minnie the Minx will lead the firm’s presentation slate this year, alongside Jackie magazine and Maw Broon’s Kitchen. The Scottish publisher say itContinue reading New digital developments for The Beano ahead
Egmont Classic Comics have very kindly sent over more information on their new Thunderbirds Comic Collection, set for release on 10th October, which will feature both early Thunderbirds strips and feature pages from their own 1990s Thunderbirds comic, including cutaways by Graham Bleathman. Priced £25, the 288-page hardback collectors’ edition will feature strips from TVContinue reading Thunderbirds: The Comic Collection details released