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<br /> <br /> <br /> TOP 150 GLOBAL LICENSORS REPORT INSIDE!<br /> THE LICENSING INDUSTRY'S THOUGHT LEADER<br /> LICENSEGLOBAL.COM AUGUST 2019<br /> THE<br /> Magical<br /> WorldOF<br /> Disney<br /> It has been a BIG couple of years<br /> for The Walt Disney Company,<br /> and the world's largest licensor<br /> shows no signs of flagging as it<br /> charges into the future.<br /> ELLE<br /> A Fashion-Forward Brand<br /> Sanrio<br /> Celebrates 45 Years<br /> of Hello Kitty<br /> Brexit<br /> What Does it Mean for U.K.<br /> Licensing?<br /> Retro Athleisure<br /> What Goes Around<br /> Comes Around<br /> <br /> <br /> Contents<br /> AUGUST 2019<br /> 21<br /> 21 The Magical W<a title="August 2019 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0a2d8f9?page=1"> </a> <a title="August 2019 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0a2d8f9?page=2"> </a> <a title="August 2019 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0a2d8f9?page=3"> TOP 150 GLOBAL LICENSORS REPORT INSIDE! 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