New insights into the US market, previously not visible to researchers, are coming to light now as NPD’s new BookScan License Reporting Service comes up to speed, tracking more than 4,000 licenses and more than 10,000 ISBNs weekly.
Based in Adelaide, the book packager Peter Murray this week begins selling rights online to roughly a dozen of his titles, with special emphasis on anniversary titles around the moon landing and music of 1969.
Amazon’s new Merch Collab program promises to connect brands with designers and manufacturers to create branded merchandise, with Amazon tracking sales and paying royalties.
The Beijing International Book Fair’s newly dedicated children’s book program is announcing a partnership with exposition giant UBM to expand the fair’s licensing opportunities.
The first US and Canadian producers of merchandise licensed by the estate of Roald Dahl—the Roald Dahl Story Company—have been named, and Quentin Blake’s imagery remains the foundation of the products to come.
Some 10 publishers in Russia have licenses to produce Marvel-branded content, but the comics publisher Kofilmo is counting on the size of Eksmo-AST to help it vanquish all foes.
The latest in Wattpad’s expanding array of content partnerships brings it together with eOne, a major production and distribution hub in Toronto.
‘We understand that great content plays a significant role in creating a high-quality app,’ says Bakhram Fayzutdinov on licensing ‘Deer Little Forest.’
The EVP of the new Kaiken Entertainment has a message for Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum: Think ‘full 360,’ story worlds, and ‘finding the right partners.’
Rights today ‘are much more stringently controlled than in the past,’ says Klopotek’s David Hetherington ahead of London Book Fair.