Licensing Playing Vital Role in Cannabis Industry

August 9, 2017 | With a growing number of states having legalized marijuana for medical treatment – 29 at last count including the District of Columbia – and  eight states plus the District of Columbia where it has been cleared for recreational use (with California coming on line in 2018), licensing professionals are viewing the cannabis industry as a growth market.

AdAge: 8 Trends Ahead for the $263 Billion Licensing Industry

June 1, 2017 | By Michael Stone and Allison Ames With the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association announcement that global sales of licensed merchandise grew by just over 4%  in 2016 to $262.9 billion, the annual International Licensing Expo took place last week in Las Vegas (May 23-25). 

Trend Alert – Clicks Now Wanna Be Bricks

May 16, 2017 | By Allison Ames It was bound to happen. And it is, step by step, or should I say brick by brick? The world of online retail is tiptoeing into the physical format to try its hand at brick and mortar.

Yildiz Holding Appoints Beanstalk as Brand Extension Agency for Godiva, McVitie's, FLIPZ, and TURTLES Brands in Key Strategic Territories

New York, New York, May 15, 2017 – Global food company Yildiz Holding has appointed Beanstalk as its exclusive brand extension agency for the Godiva, McVitie’s, FLIPZ and TURTLES brands in key strategic territories