About HKTDC | Media Room | Contact HKTDC | Wish List Wish List () | My HKTDC |
繁體 简体

1.

Moscow Multiplex Set to Welcome Russia's First Ever Marvel Mug Store

24 Sept 2019

The long wait to make in-cinema purchases of Captain America cafetières or Harry Potter jotters is finally over....Read More

2.

Brexit Jitters Fail to Undermine Confidence in UK Franchising Sector

13 Sept 2019

With the clock ticking down to the UK's departure – one way or another – from the European Union, would-be franchisees in one English region don't seem deterred from tactically investing in certain fr...Read More

3.

Lunar Landing Semi-Centenary Helps US Licensed Product Sales Rocket

12 Sept 2019

As well as 50-years of moon mission memorabilia, the recent Las Vegas Licensing Expo also saw new Star Wars merchandise out in Force, Snoopy riding high and the long-awaited Frozen 2 set to trigger a ...Read More

4.

Malaysia Bids to Become Southeast Asia's Preeminent Franchise Hub

10 Sept 2019

This year's Malaysia International Retail & Franchise Exhibition saw the country look to both showcase the strengths of its domestically devised franchised operations and stake a claim to being ASEAN'...Read More

5.

Bolshy Bears and VR Malls Share Floorspace at Tokyo Content Event

30 Aug 2019

While new innovations in the field of digital technology are driving the need for ever-more versatile, high-tech content creation, lingering affection for simpler and far fluffier fare leaves many con...Read More

6.

Endgame: Can Toy Licensors Survive in the Brutal New Retail Reality?

11 June 2019

While toy retailers and manufacturers have learnt to roll with the punches in these straitened times, licensors are clinging to the practices and fees they enjoyed in times more prosperous, an approac...Read More

7.

Quality and Local Ties Seen as Key to Success in US Franchise Market

20 May 2019

Whether operating escape rooms, home delivering pet food or making gardens easier to manage, maintaining quality control and winning over the local community are essential, according to exhibitors at ...Read More

8.

Hong Kong Remains the Leading IP Trading Hub

28 Jan 2019

Due to the rising role of innovation and technology in Asia, the importance of IP protection, IP commercialisation and IP litigation have become hot topics among industry players. An HKTDC survey foun...Read More

9.

Kidult Spending Power Tipped to Shift Focus of Licensed Toys Sector

29 June 2018

Given they have way more disposable income than most children, kidults – toy-loving adults – could trigger a major change in strategy for many businesses active in the licensed property market, as wel...Read More

10.

Multi-service Options and Tech Upgrades Dominate US Franchise Show

15 March 2018

Offering a range of complementary services, harbouring a high-tech advantage or simply having a matchless pedigree or a reputation for untarnished quality are all apparently routes to success in the h...Read More

11.

Licensed Toys Flounder in the UK Market, but Innovation Saves the Day

6 Feb 2018

In the second instalment of his review of the 2018 Toy Show Season, John Baulch, the Publisher of Toy World, turns his attention to the London Toy Fair, the leading industry event for the UK, Europe's...Read More

12.

The Asian Character Invasion Proves a Hit at Brand Licensing Europe

21 Dec 2017

Traditionally dominated by US and Europe-originated properties, this year a wave of Asian-sourced animated characters flooded the event, with their creators confident that their success at home could ...Read More

13.

Dedicated Licensed Cartoon Merchandise Retailer Launches in Russia

20 Nov 2017

Suppliers sought for Mult retail chain, the new home for Masha and the Bear and Kikoriki and Fixiki toys and games....Read More

14.

Brexit and Franchise Fatigue Delivers Tough Year for UK Toy Sector

30 Aug 2017

After three years of growth, 2017 has seen the UK toy market suffer a 7% decline, a consequence of Brexit uncertainties and consumer disenchantment with the ever-shortening interludes between merchand...Read More

15.

CEPA 2017: New Measures and New Opportunities for Hong Kong

13 July 2017

The signing of Investment Agreement and the Ecotech Agreement has turned CEPA into a full-fledged FTA, on the one hand providing greater clarity on protection of investment in services sectors, non-se...Read More

16.

Licensed Properties Target the Digital Frontier at Las Vegas Expo

20 June 2017

Although many movie licence holders are clearly keen to take their properties into the digital realm, it is not all one-way traffic, with several companies now set to migrate from their internet-based...Read More

17.

Franchising Back on the Agenda as Russia's Economy Slowly Recovers

6 April 2017

Country's top franchises include business software, specialist medical laboratory services, car-sharing and fast-food....Read More

18.

Strong Demand for Hong Kong Services in ASEAN: “In Style Hong Kong” Research Survey 2016

9 Jan 2017

A survey of 948 participants at the “In Style Hong Kong” Symposium held in Bangkok, Thailand, reveals the strong intention of ASEAN companies to internationalise over the next three years. Hong Kong i...Read More

19.

Early Learning and Local Licensing Dominate Moscow Kids' Show

4 Jan 2017

Despite on-going economic uncertainties, Russian parents continue to prioritise spending on early learning products, while the country's resurgent animation industry spurs massive growth in the sale o...Read More

20.

Licensed Products and the Changing Shape of the UK Toy Sector

19 Oct 2016

While never as segregated as the specialist and Big Four toy retailers in the US, there are signs that the success – or lack of success – of certain toy franchises starting to have quite an impact on ...Read More

Page Of 3
Go
1 | 2 | 3 Next