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[12 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
‘Cars’ Merchandise is Expected to top ‘Toy Story’, Become Largest Film Licensing Property

In anticipation of the film’s June 24 release, Disney/Pixar has been releasing merchandise for Cars 2 since mid-May. There’s a good chance you’ve probably seen some of it by now, whether in Disney Stores around the country, or even aprons and mini cake-baking pans available at Williams-Sonoma stores. Indeed, this merchandise is so prevalent, Disney recently disclosed that Cars 2 merchandise is on track to beat sales from last summer’s mega-hit Toy Story 3, which took in over $2.4 billion in retail sales in 2011.
In a recent webcast, head of …

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[3 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]
Disney Aspires to Double Licensed Merchandise Sales

In the 2009 fiscal year alone the Walt Disney Company made $27 billion (yes, billion) in sales of licensed products. In a webcast today, Andrew Mooney, head of the company’s consumer-products division, announced that they are aiming to double annual retail sales of licensed products in five to seven years. Disney is counting on big plans to merchandise the newly acquired Marvel characters to help achieve their goal, which could reach as high as $50 billion in product revenue by 2017.
Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that products tied to “Toy Story …