Behind the big money-making business of royal wedding souvenirs and merchandise

From commemorative plates to tours of royal palaces, it's estimate that the British royal family will contribute a record $2.5 billion to the British economy this year.
1:45 | 05/18/18

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Reporter: The royal family has always been big business for British tourism. Harry and Meghan are taking over. Across the road from where Meghan will become a royal princess, stores are swinging into action. All kinds of things you can buy to commorate this royal wedding. Plates. Cups. Their faces. Union jack flags. How big is Harry and Meghan's wedding for your business? Am amazing. Harry and Meghan actually are more popular as compared to Kate and William. Wow. We are expecting 3,000 on that day. That's about $4,000 in one day. Reporter: Brits and tourists alike love this merchandise. Emma Bridgewater is one of the country's most famous potters, tapping into hundreds of years of tradition. The announcement about the engagement was made. How quickly after that were you getting requests? Within an hour. Customers were messaging us. Often they've already bought their mugs for prince George or princess Charlotte. Reporter: The company sold 35,000 pieces for prince William's they're hoping to top that for Harry and Meghan. And of course no British occasion would be complete without beer. Harry and Meghan's Windsor knot is proving popular. Brew it with barley from the royal farm here in Windsor. And we combine that with hops from the west coast of the U.S. Reporter: Windsor and Eaton brewery has made about 12,500 gallons of the stuff. There's a fair chance we're going to run out before the big day is over. Reporter: Even if your aren't caught up in wedding fever, Brits won't pass up an excuse to celebrate. For "Nightline," I'm James Longman in Windsor, England. Cheers. Cheers.

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