How do you, as a licensee or manufacturer, grow your business? How do you identify brands you want to license? How do you perform due diligence on a brand to ensure they’re right for you? How do you become a contender for their business? What’s the best way to tilt the negotiations to your favor? And if you win the business, how do you establish a business plan to ensure profitability?
After 30 years in the licensing business (including Coca-Cola and Newell Rubbermaid) I can tell you how: Through a disciplined approach that marries your strengths with the licensor’s needs.
In this guide, I’m going to answer just about every question you, as a manufacturer or licensee, might have about finding prospective brands, winning, and profitably running a licensing program.
This guide answers just about every question you, as a manufacturer or licensee, might have about finding prospective brands, winning, and profitably running a licensing program.SEE DEtails
A brand strategy serves as the foundation for your product, your business, and your story. Without a foundation, one opportunity becomes indistinguishable from the next. This means that every opportunity must be pursued.SEE DEtails
By finding out who we are, why we exist and what we are meant to do, we become a brand that is alive. When we have a story to tell, a purpose to convey and a target to engage, we become worthwhile to our customers. That's when the real adventure begins!SEE DEtails