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Top 150 Leading Licensors

Top 150 Leading Licensors
Read License Global’s annual report that tracks the 2019 retail sales of licensed merchandise from the world’s leading brands.


The annual Top 150 Global Licensors report ranks the retail sales of licensed merchandise from the world's most powerful brands, spanning all consumer product segments. Check out the top 10 licensors from the 2020 report below and learn how License Global brought this year's list together with our special edition episode of the "License Mixtape" podcast.

To see the full Top 150 Global Licensors list for 2020, download the complete report and see our Leading Licensors of year's past to find out how this year stacks up historically.

Licensing Mixtape Special Report

On this special-edition of "The Licensing Mixtape," License Global editors Patricia DeLuca and Bibi Wardak discuss the 2020 Top 150 Global Licensors report and the takeaway trends shaping the licensing industry in the year ahead. Subscribe to the "Licensing Mixtape" to keep up to date with the companies on this year's list.

Patricia DeLuca.pngPatricia DeLuca -- Managing Editor, License Global

Patricia DeLuca is based in New York and currently serves as License Global's Managing Editor.


Bibi Wardak Profile Image.pngBibi Wardak -- Content Editor, License Global

Bibi Wardak is content editor at License Global, where she covers the licensing industry, the current retail landscape and the latest news on big brands including Amazon, Disney, NBA, NIKE and Netflix. With a diverse background in business journalism and entertainment, Bibi previously held senior editor roles at Entertainment Tonight and MarketingProfs. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California.


Top 10 Licensors of 2020

  1. The Walt Disney Company$54.7B
  2. Meredith Corporation$26.5B
  3. Authentic Brands Group$12.3B
  4. WarnerMedia$11B
  5. PVH Corp.$10.6B (E)
  6. Universal Brand Development$7.1B
  7. Hasbro$6.9B
  8. ViacomCBS$5.8B
  9. General Motors$4.62B (E)
  10. Sanrio$4.4B


Leading Licensors from Years Past

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