Character and animation brands contribute to the $121.5 billion characters & entertainment licensing industry

But, why brand licensing?

In 2017, retail sales of character and animation-licensed products contributed to the thriving characters and entertainment licensing industry, growing 2.7% to $121.5 billion* worldwide. 79% of those sales were from brick-and-mortar retailers, 21% were from on-line retailers. For many, licensing has offered brand owners a competitive advantage in the ever-changing retail landscape.

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*According to the 2018 LIMA Global Licensing Industry Survey.

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SPECIAL REPORT: TUNING IN TO ANIME

What used to be a niche market is burgeoning into a worldwide sensation, with consumers of every age seeking out merchandise based on their favorite anime brands. Learn more, courtesy of License Global magazine.