Licensing Expo 2019

Licensing Expo 2019: Five Trends Ahead for the Licensing Industry

June 28, 2019 | By: Allison Ames, President & CEO of Beanstalk

Beanstalk has returned from Licensing Expo 2019 full of enthusiasm and excitement for the continued evolution of the licensing industry. My experience in Las Vegas only reinforces the view that brand licensing will play an increasingly powerful role on the retail “battlefield.” Licensing is clearly the stealth tool for smart brands that need to connect with customers amid the influx of new competitors and marketing messages flowing through all channels.

Can Cannabis Licensing Help Grow the Medical Marijuana Industry to New Highs?

Las Angeles, CA, June 20, 2019 - The cannabis industry is in its infancy. The combination of stringent legislation, unfavorable policies and relatively high entry costs are just a few of the barriers bedeviling the industry. While the government through a series of favorable policies has already started the process of improving the ease of cannabis business, another step that can help the industry grow is Cannabis licensing.

Licensing Cannabis: A Giant Step Forward

Las Vegas, NV, June 12, 2019 = What do you get when you marry one of the largest product trends in recent decades with one of the most respected business growth strategies? For the first time in its 35-year history, Licensing Expo -- the world's largest and most influential brand licensing event, which took place in Las Vegas last week -- expanded to include cannabis wellness companies in its lineup.

Cannabis will ‘disrupt virtually every consumer industry,’ says Beanstalk

New York, NY, June 10, 2019 - Cannabis is ‘poised to disrupt virtually every consumer industry,’ from food and drink, beauty, and wellness, to the likes of home and garden, tourism and more, according to Beanstalk’s CEO and president, Allison Ames.