The Brand Radar: Everyone seems to be playing Wordle… Does it have licensing potential?
With the online word puzzle Wordle soaring in popularity, Start Licensing’s Ian Downes looks at how Wordle could expand into consumer products and live experiences.
“Walkers is a dream property to work with as it holds a place in the hearts of many,” said Elliott Matthews, Managing Director of Poetic Brands.
Karl Mizen, Creative Director at Numskull Designs, tells us about the origins of Tubbz – and which character has been the toughest to ‘duckify’ so far.
With partnerships in place with the likes of Hasbro and WowWee, we spoke with Ashley about what ToyTopic is bringing to the industry.
The Percival range spans sweatshirts and t-shirts embodied with icons like a genie’s lamp, ice cream and pizza slices featuring James and Ed.
The limited edition Campbell’s candles come in two scents: Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese and Chicken Noodle Soup
“Visitor safety was always on my mind and I think we will be in a better position later in February,” said Event Director Ryan Beaird.
The cult character has been described by Maurizio Distefano, President of Maurizio Distefano Licensing, as “an iconic and intriguing brand for adults”.
“We’re excited to see the Cartoon Museum focus on Judge Dredd and the artists who have made him come alive for millions of readers over the past forty-five years,” said Jason Kingsley OBE, CEO of Rebellion.
We asked industry figures to sum up their predictions, hopes and fears around what the next 12 months has up its sleeve in just 22 words…
Signature Gifts’ Kevin Spindler on innovation, licensing challenges and the power of personalised products
Start Licensing’s Ian Downes speaks with Kevin Spindler – Group CEO of Signature Gifts – about what he looks for in a brand, the key to good relationships with licensors and the future of personalisation.