The company, which now has brands Martha Stewart and Jessica Simpson, reported $4 billion in retail sales in 2015 and is now ranked No. This is a huge leap in recent years–in 2013, the licensor ranked No. There are 12 new licensors that joined the report this year.The diverse group includes Margaritaville, a $1 billion lifestyle licensor; Moose Toys, known for the Shopkins collectible phenomenon; Moomin; Paramount; Boy Scouts of America; Genius Brands International; Snuggle; Sports Afield; Animaccord, which owns the preschool brand "Masha and the Bear;" Girl Scouts of the USA; 41 Entertainment; and technology company Telefunken.
ABC saw great success in 2015 with flash sales featuring fashion and lifestyle products inspired by their shows, and expanded into new categories with The Chew cookware.Disney Princess continues to be one of the world's most popular girls' brands, with new dolls, role play and branded and inspired apparel for children, juniors and adults–including a broad range of offerings across prom, Quinceanera and bridal.Disney's Frozen remains a worldwide phenomenon and once again topped retailer and industry toy lists in 2015, with new content from Frozen Fever and the TV Holiday campaign, Family: The best gift of all.Marvel's cinematic universe expanded with Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man, which were supported with robust product lines highlighting the Avengers franchise.Avengers and Spider-Man characters were also represented in new animated TV episodes, publishing, and digital launches, which inspired unique retail executions.From renowned designers such as Jimmy Choo, Stuart Weitzman, Salvatore Ferragamo and more, the shoes were available in the U. exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue and at other retailers globally.
DCPI collaborated with Target on a Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron multi-channel marketing campaign that engaged fans and built excitement for the product line.
ESPN's co-branded collegiate collection continues to grow with programs surrounding the upcoming football season.
Other unique product offerings include t-shirts inspired by ESPN Films' 30 for 30 documentary series, an indoor and outdoor recreation collection and a newly launched X Games digital shop.
The Top 150 Global Licensors reported a total of $262.9 billion in retail sales of licensed products worldwide in 2015 versus $259.9 billion in 2014.
The Walt Disney Company, which is the perennial No.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media had many licensing and retail collaborations throughout the year, with standouts surrounding Disney's live action film Cinderella, Marvel and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.