Blogs tagged "Distribution"

July 2019

CMC 2019: Report – Clicks and Mortar: The New Retail Space

Posted on: Wednesday 03 July 2019 11:30pm by Michelle Jones

This panel discussed the way in which merchandising, the retail space and the licensing industry is adapting to the digital disruption it's facing.  With a seismic shift in the retail environment as 60% of purchases are now online - which has grown from 20% in 2017 - how are brand owners today creating new consumer product stories by developing their own direct-to-consumer platforms for the paying audience? Takeaway: We need to look at consumers (millennial parents) and where they want to shop. The more IP owners can demonstrate their products are wanted by consumers -  the better placed they are to get into traditional retail landscapes. Licensing spikes are coming from non-traditional TV content now (such as gaming - e.g.…

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July 2018

CMC 2018: Report – Distribution – What’s Next?

Posted on: Thursday 05 July 2018 12:35am by Louise Lynch

The lively panel was comprised of Josh Scherba, DHX Media - a super producer/distributor/broadcaster behind online streaming service Wildbrain, Dominic Gardiner, Jetpack Distribution - a service-focused boutique distributor,  Colin Williams, Sixteen South - a large animation studio with ambitions to have their shows seen by every child in every home in every country and Nigel Pickard, TRX - a trading platform for programme buyers and sellers. Nigel advises “think eBay but more sophisticated”. Takeaway: Kids distribution has always been tough. Distribution is a thing of the future, not the past. Only five years ago, US was controlled by Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. Detail: The chair, PACT’s John McVay, kicked off by asking if the kids distribution business is more…

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