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Licensing Awards winners announced

The Licensing Source Book announced the winners of The Licensing Awards 2008 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London last night, celebrating the brightest lights in the UK licensing biz. Read on for the winners.
September 18, 2008

The Licensing Source Book announced the winners of The Licensing Awards 2008 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London last night, celebrating the brightest lights in the UK licensing biz. Read on for the winners.

And The Licensing Awards goes to:

Best Baby/Pre-School Retailer (aimed at 0-5 year olds) of Licensed Products

Marks & Spencer

Best Schoolers Retailer (aimed at 5-9 year olds) of Licensed Products

Woolworths

Best Tweens and/or Teens Retailer (aimed at 9-16 year olds) of Licensed Products

New Look

Best Brands Retailer of Licensed Products

Debenhams

Best Direct Selling Retailer of Licensed Products

Play.com

Best Overall Retailer of Licensed Products

Play.com

Best Licensed Toys Or Games Range

In The Night Garden Toy Range from Hasbro

Best Licensed Dress-up and/or Party Range

Dr Who Dress-up from The Christy Group

Best Licensed Children’s Apparel Or Accessories Range

High School Musical, Woolworths Exclusive Range from Blues Clothing

Best Licensed Adult Apparel Or Accessories Range

Sesame Street T-Shirts from Famous Forever

Best Licensed Written, Listening Or Learning Range

Dora The Explorer, Reader’s Digest Range from Simon & Schuster

Best Licensed Paper Products Or Stationery Range

High School Musical 2 Greeting Cards and Calendars from Danilo

Best Licensed Giftware Range

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Giftware from Portmeirion

Best Licensed Interactive Range

Planet Earth DVD Game from Imagination Games

Best Licensed Home Décor, Housewares or Bedding Range

Humphrey’s Corner Bedroom Range from Mothercare

Best Licensed Food or Drink Range

In The Night Garden Confectionery Range from Bon Bon Buddies

The Innovation Award

Queen Tooth Tunes from Grosvenor

Best Licensed Brand Range – Soft Goods

Jelly Belly Toiletries from Baylis and Harding

Best Licensed Brand Range – Hard Goods

Jack Daniel’s Barbecue Sauces from Baxters Food Group

Best Baby/Pre-School Licensed Property (aimed at 0-5 year olds)

In The Night Garden

Best Schoolers, Tween or Teen Licensed Property

High School Musical

Best Sports Licensed Property

Liverpool Football Club

Best Celebrity Licensed Property

Marco Pierre White

Best Brand Licensed Property

Haynes

The Honorary Achievement Award

Mike Redfern

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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