4 July 2017
On May 23rd, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) presented Licensing Matters Global (LM) and Jane Seymour with the 2017 International Licensing Award for best Celebrity/Fashion Program of the Year. LIMA is the leading trade organization for the global licensing industry and the LIMA Awards celebrate the best in licensed programs. This award honors the accomplishments of the Open Hearts by Jane Seymour™ line, which releases products such as jewelry, fragrances, furniture, wall décor, lighting, and bedding, as well as publishing and training seminar services.
“This year’s award winners represent world-class licensing programs and products from around our global industry,” said Charles Riotto, president of LIMA. “We are proud to recognize and honour the achievements of these companies – chosen from a record 461 submissions this year – for their impressive initiatives and outstanding results.”
Jane Seymour is a lauded actress, who has been the recipient of a Golden Globe award, an Officer of the British Empire award, and of multiple Emmys. Seymour has proven to be successful in all of her ventures, including on the Broadway stage, in motion pictures and television, and in being an artist and designer.
Open Hearts commemorates Jane’s original paintings of linked, open hearts, and celebrate the giving and receiving of love. Since 2008, Open Hearts by Jane Seymour™ Licensed Products have achieved nearly $1 Billion in retail sales, with increasing yearly sales. These products are sold in over 3000 stores in the USA, UK, and Canada, including KAY® Jewelers, Zales, Jared’s, H. Samuel (UK), and Peoples (Canada)