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Freaky Friday – The Future of Licensing business in Optical Frames

  Eyewear is big business. Market sources estimate that the global market, which includes frames, contact lenses and sunglasses, is worth $90 billion and will reach $140 billion by 2020. In 2012, Exane BNP Paribas estimated that frames and sunglasses represented 40 percent of the eyewear market. Within that segment it estimates that premium frames and sunglasses, the sort produced by fashion labels, represent 35 percent. Applying those estimates to today’s market values the premium fashion segment at just below $13 billion. The business of optical frames is purely technical.…

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Freaky Friday – 5 Luxury Brands developed exclusively with Licensing

The luxury industry and licensing industry go hand in hand always. The licensing activities done by the brand makes it the major income source and thereby balances the economy. Some brands may be totally against licensing and develop the product themselves. For years, many brands did not get into licensing but now slowly they are indulging into it for better business. Despite an almost systematic use by luxury brands, licensing is generally downgraded. Some specialists consider that licensing prevents the development of a coherent brand image, although this problem does…

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