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Licensing During Disruption: How Licensing Can Serve the Auto Industry as it has Served Others

Disruption: The Only Constant

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Royalty Accounting – The Basics

Royalty accounting can be somewhat complex, especially depending on the contract terms that are negotiated. However, once you have an understanding of the basic principles you should be able to negotiate a deal that benefits both parties so each of …

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2nd Annual Licensing Summit in New York

 

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Brand Licensing 2016 Update

2016 was another great year for us here at IMC. We enjoyed working with our licensing partners and meeting with potential new clients. Sales for our programs were strong and several of our licensees were able to secure new retail placement. The …

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2017 Trade Shows - Tips and Tricks

I can’t believe there hasn't been a funny movie made about the trade show experience. You know you can relate! Every show I go to something crazy weird or funny happens to me. You can’t make this stuff up. No matter what show you're attending this …

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Donald Trump: How a Presidential Campaign Helps (and Maybe Hurts) a Licensed Brand

As election year 2016 rolls on, and Donald Trump the presidential candidate delivers a new surprise every day, it’s worth taking some time to consider Donald Trump the brand and the lessons his campaign offers us for brand management and licensing.

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A product launch hits close to home: Introducing the new line of AT&T mhealth Baby Monitors

As a licensing program manager, I always get excited for a new product launch at retail.  Licensees, licensors, agents, manufacturers, PR teams, and quality assurance teams (to name just a few of those involved) have worked collaboratively for …

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Connect and Share with New AT&T Baby Monitors, Available Exclusively at Babies “R” Us

Baby’s Journey and AT&T Enter the Baby Monitor Category to Provide Parents a New, Convenient and Secure View into Baby’s Health and Wellness.

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It's Cool To Be Healthy: How Marketing Saved Wellness’ Business Model

Is cheesecake the new tobacco?  That’s a question asked that has highlighted both good news –the New York Times last week, Americans Are Finally Eating Less -- and bad news – that the Cheesecake Factory has a single entrée that is 2370 calories.

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When Products do the Talking: Volvo Life Paint Says it All

At this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity only one campaign won two Grand Prix Awards (in Design and Promo/Activation), and it wasn’t even what most people would think of as a campaign. 

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