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Euromonitor International estimates that while the combined value of industries that offer potential for licensing amounts to almost US$7 trillion globally, arguably the most licensable categories within these industries generate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2016 at Global Toy News
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Forecast Retail Value Sales Growth in Key Categories (2015-2016) Source: Euromonitor International Since the 2009 recession there has been growing concern among car manufacturers that car ownership is losing its... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2016 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International - Analysis Utku Tansel, Strategy Analyst – Licensing, presented the “Key Global and Regional Trends Shaping Toys Licensing” during the Hong Kong Toys & Games/Licensing Fair and Conference... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Global Toy News
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The release of Star Wars Episode 7 was the central story in traditional toys and games for much of 2015. The highly-anticipated feature has precipitated an unparalleled array of licensed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Radio/remote control toys have historically sold fairly well in most markets, with a global value sales CAGR of 4% between 2009 and 2014, which is mostly in line with toys... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International - Analysis While the US is the birthplace of many international licenses through the influence of its Hollywood blockbuster movies, Asia Pacific is also one of the biggest... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Date: January 11-14, 2016 Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), Hong Kong About the conference: Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and held at the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2015 at Global Toy News
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As I explore in our "Key Global and Regional Trends Shaping Toys Licensing" global briefing, Toys are one of largest industries for licensed products globally. Half of the top 10... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Declines in Chinese equity markets have led to financial volatility across the globe and raised fears of a slowdown in the country’s real economy. However, a scenario involving a significant... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2015 at Global Toy News
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The global child population has been in decline, due largely to falling family sizes. Globally, the birth rate was 19.2 per 1,000 people in 2014, compared to 21.6 in 2000,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Penetration of licensed toys in overall traditional toys and games registered an increase in almost all markets over 2008-2014. This is because licensed toys have a character narrative and multimedia... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International’s latest research reveals that 2014 saw the highest global growth in toys and games in six years, as emerging regions continued to drive sales. Value sales of toys... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Global Toy News
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As we explore in our "The Impact of Demographics and Income on Toys Spending" global briefing, although the world's child population has been declining, this will be a short-lived phenomenon.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Global Toy News
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The LEGO Group has announced that it will enter the lucrative, fast-growing toys-to-life market with its LEGO Dimensions product line. Players would start by constructing an NFC-enabled portal; placing compatible... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Nintendo has just announced a new partnership with Tokyo-based mobile gaming and e-commerce company DeNA to develop game apps for smart devices featuring its iconic characters including Mario and Donkey... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Global Toy News
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As highlighted in our recent global company profile, LEGO, the world’s third biggest manufacturer of traditional toys and games, continues its dynamic expansion bolstered by the success of 2014’s The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at Global Toy News
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Utku Tansel, Head of Toys and Games at Euromonitor, presented the “Toys and Games: Global Trends, Developments and Prospects” address at Hong Kong Toys Fair and Conference over 12-15 January,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Global Toy News
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As we explore in our Global Licensing Continues to Stimulate Traditional Toys and Games global briefing, licensing is continuing to have an increasing impact on traditional toys and games with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2014 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International attended Brick 2014: Built for LEGO Fans, formerly known as The LEGO Show, held between 27-30 November in ExCel, London. Originally scheduled to take place in May at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International attended the Brand Europe Licensing Fair, the only pan-European event dedicated to licensing and brand extension, held between 7-9 October in Olympia, London. The show was officially the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International attended the second World Congress of Play in San Francisco on 8-10 September 2014, which brought the world’s leading diverse play companies together. Presenting at this key industry... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International’s latest research reveals accelerating global growth for toys and games, with the market in 2013 registering its strongest performance of the last five years as sales amounted to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Global Toy News
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Euromonitor International’s latest research reveals another year of accelerating global growth for toys sales in 2013, with a deepening discrepancy in performance between developed and emerging regions. Value sales of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Global Toy News
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Utku Tansel, Head of Toys and Games, presented the Toys and Games: Key Trends Shaping Consumer Demand address at PlayCon held in Arizona, US over May 7-9, highlighting some of... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2014 at Global Toy News
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As highlighted in Euromonitor International's recent global company profile, Mattel remains the largest traditional toys and games manufacturer in the world focusing across a variety of traditional toys and games... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Global Toy News