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  • Licensing Business for Entertainment Industry Grows 4.3% to $51 Billion in 2013

    The overall licensing industry grew for a third straight year in 2013, generating nearly $115.8 billion in retail sales, an increase of 3.3%. As a result, property owners earned $5.7 billion in royalties, another 3.3% gain, according to the International...
  • Disney Brands Generate Record $40.9 Billion from Licensed Merchandise in 2013

    Merchandise featuring Marvel's superheroes, Disney's princesses, Pixar's toons and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" helped the Mouse House ring up a record $40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013. The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion,...
  • 'Star Wars' Lightsabers Now a Lucrative Business for Disney

    Disney knew "Star Wars" would be a merchandising machine for the company when it bought Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012. Little did it know that while action figures and apparel were big sellers, the most popular item for "Star Wars" fans is the...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Doesn't Scare Licensing Partners

    There are still plenty of moviegoers who don't know who Rocket Raccoon or Groot are yet, but that hasn't scared off licensing partners from turning the "Guardians of the Galaxy" characters into toys or plastering them on T-shirts. When signing on to...
  • NBC Universal Signs Jason Blum to 10-Year Multi-Platform Deal

    NBC Universal has signed Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to an unprecedented new 10-year first-look producing deal, extending its current movie deal. Blumhouse is also forming new partnerships that span across NBC Universal's business including its...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Chicago Fed index of national economic activity Local earnings: Aptar Group Inc., Packaging Corp. of America Other earnings: Allergan Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Brown & Brown Inc., Hasbro Inc., Lennox International Inc., Rent-A-Center Inc., Six...
  • Hasbro Lets Consumers Design their Own Toys Through 3D Printing

    Hasbro has paired up with Shapeways to launch SuperFanArt, a site through which fans of the company's toys can create their own playthings with a 3D printer. The companies are using My Little Pony to launch the effort, which if successful, could...
  • Despite Headwinds, Disney Expects Volume Gains In Kids' Ad-Sales Market

    Disney thinks it has made a few steps forward in its effort to lure ad dollars to its kids' programs, despite a difficult market. The so-called "kids' upfront," the market in which Viacom's Nickelodeon, Time Warner's Cartoon Network and other youth-...
  • Transformers: Five things learned at Botcon 2014

     
    For 20 years, robots have never had to be in disguise at Botcon – the annual celebration of all things […]...
  • IDW at 15: Ted Adams, Chris Ryall talk growth, risks, Comic-Con

     
    Fifteen years ago in San Diego, IDW wasn’t publishing comics and Comic-Con drew about 45,000 people. How times have changed. […]...
  • Movies Help Make Lego the World's Largest Toymaker

    Licenses to "Star Wars," "The Simpsons," DC and Marvel's superheroes, and its own films like "The Lego Movie" have helped make Lego the world's largest toy company when it comes to revenue and profits, beating Mattel and Hasbro. At least that's for the...