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Is It Time to Try TikTok?

The social media platform TikTok, known for its very short-form mobile videos, particularly in the areas of comedy, talent showcases, and lip syncing, has quickly become popular among young consumers, especially teens. The app, introduced in China in 2012 and around the world in 2017, ranked as the seventh most downloaded app of the decade […]

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Focus on the Hispanic Market

Over the last year, licensors have continued to launch licensing programs meant to appeal to Hispanic consumers. Increasingly, these programs view the Hispanic market as one strong component of a broader audience, rather than as a standalone focus. Some of the properties are expanding into the U.S. market from a Latin American base. Chivas Guadalajara, […]

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Spreading the Word

The number of magazine brands exhibiting at Licensing Expo has long been on the rise, reflecting the growth of this sector over the past decade or more. That remained true at last month’s show, where dozens of titles, from Healthy Living to High Times, were on display. New deals timed to the Expo give a […]

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Clean and Pristine

Corporate brand extension historically has been the primary form of licensing when it comes to household-cleaning products in spray, powder, or liquid form (e.g., laundry detergents, stain removers, window and multi-surface sprays, carpet and upholstery cleaners, and the like). Home Care Industries, for example, offers a Febreze line of formulas for deep-cleaning carpet machines, as […]

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Building a Bridge

The fashion sector within the licensing business has traditionally been somewhat set apart from the character, sports, art, and corporate arenas. To many fashion executives, licensing is viewed as a core tool for brand extension, fully integrated into other operations, rather than an “industry” on its own. Many do not see themselves as part of […]

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