Licensing International Expo 2015

Licensing Expo 2015

For 35 years Licensing Expo has been the meeting place for the global licensing industry. Project Partners Network, licensing specialists and contributor to The Trend Curve, filed this report from the 2015 show. Cutting Edge Licensing Trends Celebrities and characters from social media and … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for The Era of Living Services?

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has been called, "the most significant market disruption since the dawn of the Internet" and everything we already see in development (e.g., Google's Project Jacquard) bears that out. In fact, take a peek at this IoT List to get a sense of some of the products already on … [Read more...]

Toy Fair 2015 Wrap-Up

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Trends at the 2015 New York International Toy Fair ranged from paper folding and engineering kits to fabric crafts, while design themes included flat and three-dimensional, bitmap-style imagery and emoticons. The latter reflected the broader motifs of emotions and self-esteem.  Project Partners … [Read more...]