In 2022, more than 50 brand licensing agents produced over $80 billion in retail sales of licensed goods, representing thousands of household name brands. License Global takes a deep dive into the ongoing growth of the businesses behind the powerhouse brands making waves at retail through experiences and generating billions of impressions through high-profile collaborations.

License Global

May 2, 2023

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Top Global Licensing Agents 2023.
Top Global Licensing Agents 2023.License Global

At a Glance

  • A Continued Era of Growth
  • The Current Trend Landscape
  • Key Data Takeaways

Last year, License Global reported that 62 submitting brands were responsible for $80.29 billion in sales for the financial year of 2021. This year, we’re pleased to reveal that global sales of licensed goods at retail have risen to $87.92 billion, a $7.8 billion rise over FY2021 with an average of 39% growth across the agent business.

Licensed agents returning to the report for the 2023 edition have generated an average of 40% growth, with new brands on the list submitting an additional $3.8 billion to the annual figures.

The top 10 agents in our ranking, alone, are responsible for more than $69 billion in global revenue, with the top 20 generating a cumulative $81 billion globally.

Want to know more? Download the rest of the Top Global Licensing Agents report.

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License Global

License Global is the leading news source for the brand licensing industry, delivering award-winning editorial content including news, trends, analysis, and special reports about the global consumer product and retail marketplace.

Through its print edition, website, daily e-newsletter and event publications, License Global reaches more than 150,000 executives and professionals in all major markets. The magazine also serves as the official publication for the sector’s trade events, which include Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo Japan, Licensing Expo Shanghai and the Licensing Leadership Summit.

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