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“We are optimistic about this season’s opportunities”

Imagine8’s Norman Thompson on positive trends in the company’s sector and launching new products and campaigns in development.

LicensingSource.net catches up with a selection of licensees across a number of categories to find out their expectations for summer trading, how sell-through is going in their respective sectors, concerns and what they are most looking forward to as Q3 approaches.

Today: Norman Thompson, md, Imagine8.

“We are optimistic about this season’s opportunities as we approach the summer trading period. Our expectations are grounded in our planning and understanding of the market dynamics.

We have been witnessing a positive trend within our sector. Helped with our diverse portfolio spanning various product categories and partnerships with the world’s leading licensors, has positioned us well to meet the market’s demands. Despite the global challenges the retail industry faces, our team’s agility and the strong relationships we have built with our partners have allowed us to maintain a robust sell-through.

A concern remains on the unpredictability of the market, especially in the context of global economic fluctuations. However, we are committed to staying ahead through market research, trend analysis and close collaboration with our partners.

We are looking forward to launching new products and campaigns in development. These initiatives reflect our commitment to innovation and excellence and will significantly contribute to our success in the upcoming quarter.

We look forward to a productive summer trading period and are eager to continue building on our successes as we move into the latter half of the year.”

This feature originally appeared in the summer 2024 edition of Licensing Source Book. To read the full publication, click on this link.

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