Sports Sports Licensing 

Barça showcase their own typography, FC Barcelona Play

From season 2019/20, Barça will have their own typography (a design of letters and numbers), called FC Barcelona Play, which stands out for being more expressive. The intention is for it to become a new identification element of the club, known for its personality and uniqueness. The new typography, which has already been seen on the shirts of the new signings in the different professional teams, is the result of a creative process that has taken into account the history of the club to the brand story and the need…

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Sports Sports Licensing 

Valencia takes merchandise operation in-house after Puma deal

Spanish top-flight soccer club Valencia have taken their merchandising business in-house after opting against a renewal with Fanatics, the global sports retail specialists, which has managed the team’s operations for the last two years. Valencia’s deal with Fanatics saw the club’s merchandising operation managed via the latter’s v-commerce model, distributing to more than 188 markets. The decision from the La Liga side was taken as part of a new digital business plan. The club has relaunched its online store and digital platforms to allow them to gather more information about…

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Event 

Stage is all set for TIBLS 2018: Meet the licensing leaders today!

The stage is finally set for the grand corporate event ‘The India Brand Licensing Summit 2018’, which is going to take place at Mumbai’s Grand Hyatt today. The event is powered by Shemaroo Entertainment in association with Green Gold Animation. The event will witness top corporate honchos who will give their insights and views on the Indian licensing sector. The summit is going to be attended by top industry bigwigs and key decision makers such as Celebrity Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi, Renowned designer Krsna Mehta, Samir Jain (Executive Director and…

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Merchandise Licensing 

Mondo TV announces licensing deals for ‘Robot Trains’ in Spain, Portugal

Mondo TV, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content,  announced a number of important breakthroughs in the Iberian market for animated kids’ show ‘Robot Trains’ in both broadcasting and licensing. Broadcast highlights include the news that a launch on DTT channel Clan TVE is imminent in Spain, following hard on the heels of the June launch of the show on Portugal’s children’s cable and satellite channel Canal Panda. TV distribution in Iberia is managed by Mondo TV Iberoamerica, a distributor, and producer of audiovisual content operating…

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Brand Licensing Merchandise Licensing 

Sony Music Italy to bring ‘Heidi Bienvenida’ on TV, film and CD!

Mondo TV Iberoamerica, part of the Italian group Mondo TV, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content, has announced a major new agreement with Sony Music Entertainment Italy that will see music from the hit live-action comedy-drama for teens, Heidi Bienvenida, appear on CD in Italy for the first time. Fans can expect to see the release of a Heidi Bienvenida CD during the back-to-school period in Q3 2018. Sony Music Entertainment Italy will have an exclusive license for recordings from the first Heidi Bienvenida television…

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Merchandise Licensing 

Chhota Bheem becomes first Indian cartoon to sell Rs 200 crore merchandise

Chhota Bheem becomes the first Indian cartoon character to sell merchandise worth Rs 200 crore. “Any toon character, which stays in a TV network for more than five years acquired a cult status with strong fan-following.  We started off with comic books and CDs and later the demand came in for licensing the character for a wide range of products, including apparels, toys, back-to-school range and office stationery. Last year sales of the character merchandise crossed Rs 200 crore,” Samir Jain, COO and executive director of Green Gold Animation was…

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Merchandise Licensing Retail Licensing 

Shoppers Stop partners with Chennai Super Kings for exclusive merchandise

IPL fans have one more reason to rejoice! Indian fashion retailer Shoppers Stop has inked exclusive retail merchandise deal with Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The CSK exclusive merchandise offers a range of apparels, accessories, and footwears, including t-shirts and jerseys with graphic prints and quirky slogans and accessories such as caps, bags, and flip-flops. The products in the collection starts at Rs 399 onwards. Shoppers Stop also shared a video on Twitter and wrote, “Our lions are just a match away from victory. TheCSKSquad, it’s time to cheer the loudest…

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Brand Licensing Merchandise Licensing 

Global licensing industry increases to $271.6 Billion in 2017: Report

The retail and related revenue generated globally by the trademark licensing business increased to USD 271.6 Billion in 2017, according to the Annual Global Licensing Industry Survey by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA). According to the report, the licensing industry increased by 3.3 per cent as compared to previous year to USD 262.7 Billion. Royalty revenue from sales of licensed merchandise and services grew to 2.6 percent to USD14.5 billion. Character and Entertainment, being the top licensing type, garnered 44.7% share of the market, accounting for USD 121.5…

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