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Why apparel remains at the core of many of BBC Worldwide's licensed properties.
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The apparel industry is set for another very tough year as cotton prices continue to soar. The licensed market will be no exception. Some retailers are saying they will absorb the cost further and continue to keep prices similar to those that customers have been used to last year.

Despite these challenges clothing continues to be an important category for BBC Worldwide and, for many of our properties, comes a close second in revenue terms behind toys.

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