The Major Licensing Trends of 2016

Among the trends at this year's Licensing International Expo were properties aimed at a pre-school audience, books tied to reality shows, and augmented reality. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe's major publishing markets all grew in 2016

Europe's major markets - the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy - all experienced growth in turnover in 2016, according to a Federation of European Publishers' report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trends in the European Marketplace: 2016 Numbers Stable, and Affected by Pound Sterling Slump

The Federation of European Publishers reports gains across much of its membership's markets in 2016 but acknowledges that the British pound's softness renders the result fairly flat. The post Trends in the European Marketplace: 2016 Numbers Stable, and Affected by Pound Sterling Slump appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 trends that shaped the fashion media landscape in 2016

With restructuring, centralization of content creation and the scaling back of print publications, it's been a rough year for some magazines. As they search for larger, younger audiences, they're getting creative on all social media platforms. We explore the shifting media landscape of fashion,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: November 2016

Next January, Random House Children’s Books will launch its first four titles tied to Just Born’s marshmallow candy brand, Peeps. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Two Fantasy Debuts Nabbed in Major Deals

Two fantasy series—one YA, and one adult—that sold in high six figure deals just before the Frankfurt Book Fair are drawing notice from foreign houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: September 2016

Parragon has secured master publishing rights to Num Noms, a scented, food-based line of novelty-collectible toys from MGA Entertainment. The deal includes English-speaking markets and global military bases. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: August 2016

Little, Brown is launching a series of books tied to the rebooted preschool TV series 'Bob the Builder,' produced by Mattel's HIT Entertainment division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Girl Power Is Big At Licensing Expo 2016

Female superheroes and other properties intended to inspire confidence in girls were a big presence at Licensing Expo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: May 2016

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing has become the North American master publishing licensee for 'PJ Masks,' an animated TV series for preschoolers that airs on Disney Junior and is licensed by Entertainment One. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: 'Strange Disease Books' and Other YA Trends

For the Thursday morning panel called Current Trends in YA, author Daniel Kraus rattled off a few crops of recent strains he’s observed, including books about “body parts, agoraphobia, and strange disease books.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FBF takes majority stake in IPR License

The Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) has taken a majority shareholding in global rights and licensing trading platform, IPR License Ltd. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: April 2016

Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers has licensed the rights to create novelty titles for the preschool-targeted DC Super Friends brand, under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Convention Center books 30 major gatherings for 2016, a 30% jump from last year

The Los Angeles Convention Center has booked 30 major conventions for 2016, a 30% increase over last year and a new record for big multi-day gatherings at the city facility. The conventions this year include a celebration of comic books and movies, a gathering of experts on allergies and a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA 2016: Five Ways Librarians Can Keep Up With Tech Trends

Jennifer Koerber, co-author of 'Emerging Technologies: A Primer for Librarians' offers tips on sifting through the hype surrounding technology developments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna 2016: Agents Talk Children's and YA Trends

We spoke with a number of Bologna-bound literary agents about the trends they’re seeing and the books they’re selling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: March 2016

Quarto's QEB Publishing imprint is launching a line based on the Wee Gallery design brand: two slide-and-play board books, two cloth books, and two activity books for children up to 5. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Outlook 2016: Trends that Matter

Leading publishers identify the trends that will most impact them in 2016, and how they’re positioning their companies to capitalize. The post Outlook 2016: Trends that Matter appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: February 2016

Penguin's Price Stern Sloan imprint and National Geographic are the two newest U.S. publishers for 'Star Trek.' They are among a long list of licensees signed by CBS Consumer Products leading up to the property's 50th anniversary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's: publishers predict 2016 trends

The children’s book industry will continue to see demand for beautiful print books and diverse stories in 2016, and the market for Young Adult titles by UK authors will go from strength to strength, according to publishers and editors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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