Let go of my BURGER and don’t touch my BACON!

posted in media on 10/29/15

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I read the most disturbing news this week. No, it wasn’t about a politician heading the poles or the opening weekend of Star Wars being sold out.  Some group called WHO (World Health Organization) declared that bacon and other processed meats can result in cancer.   In fact, they are categorizing all processed meats in the same class as cigarettes, alcohol and asbestos. I smell an enormous class action lawsuit brewing.

Licensing Returns to NYC with New Summit

posted in news on 10/19/15

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License! Global magazine is thrilled to announce the inaugural NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing, set for March 1–2, 2016. This two-day, New York City-based, executive level conference and networking event was developed in partnership with UBM Advanstar, organizers of Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe, and the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association.

Licensing 101

posted in media on 10/12/15

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From retail stores to the supermarket to the Superbowl, we’re surrounded by licensed merchandise every day. But from a brand licensing agency’s perspective, it’s surprising how little business owners and consumers really know about this multibillion dollar industry. Let’s start with a quick primer.

Emerald Expositions to Launch Brand Licensing Event

posted in news on 8/12/15

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Emerald Expositions, has announced the 2016 launch of Brand Licensing Select, which is latest in the company’s licensing event portfolio.  Brand Licensing Select will provide a forum for brand licensors, agents, brand owners and retailers to learn about upcoming licensing programs, retail programs and marketing initiatives in a private setting.