The growth of support for the Red Wolves can be seen in merchandise licensing revenue. AState has experienced its fifth consecutive year of licensing revenue increase.
Arkansas State moved up in the Collegiate Licensing Company revenue rank from 92nd to 85th in 2014-15 and the Red Wolves were 84th in total items sold.
The Red Wolves merchandise revenue increased 4% over the previous year.
The end of EA Sports NCAA Football game cut $12,466 from AState’s revenue in 2014-15. In 2013-14 the video game produced 7.5% of AState’s merchandise revenue. In 2014-15 video game revenue fell from $12,466 to $68. Despite losing that revenue AState was able to enjoy an increase in revenue.
From the 2010-11 fiscal year ending June 30, 2011 to fiscal year 2014-15 ending June 2015 AState licensing revenue has increased 94.8%.
AState made $173,578 in royalties off sales of almost $1.6 million over the year.