As fashion licensors, licensees and retailers from all over the world descend on Las Vegas for the MAGIC trade show, here are five trends that are driving the licensed apparel market.
After the release of her new song “Formation,” Beyoncé has launched a new collection inspired by the lyrics of her latest single.
Italian accessories brand Furla has signed a five-year licensing agreement with the Morellato Group to produce and distribute a line of branded watches worldwide.
Dick’s Sporting Goods and UberRush have partnered to bring displaced football fans in Chicago and New York City official championship t-shirts after the Super Bowl.
Paws, Inc., licensor of Garfield property and associated Garfield characters, has partnered with 16 new companies for new Garfield merchandise around the world.
The Carat Shop, under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will launch a new Harry Potter watch collection this month.
Tommy Bahama has partnered with Major League Baseball to honor one of baseball’s most celebrated players, David Ortiz, with the release of the 2016 Collector’s Edition shirt.
Gymboree has launched a limited edition baby collection featuring iconic characters from Random House's Little Golden Books series.
PVH and funds advised by Apax Partners have reached an agreement for PVH to acquire the remaining 55 percent interest in TH Asia, their joint venture for the Tommy Hilfiger brand in China, that PVH did not already own.
Tommy Hilfiger has tapped G-III Apparel Group to launch a line of branded women’s dresses.
Etsy has launched its first brick and mortar shop at Macy’s Herald Square in New York City.
MRH SpaRotica Groupé has made its first global intimates acquisition, buying Pretty Wild Lingerie for an undisclosed amount.
Bluestar Alliance has acquired a "significant" interest in the Michael Bastian menswear brand for an undisclosed sum, creating a new joint venture, MB Brand Holdings.
FAB Starpoint has signed a licensing agreement Accessory Headquarters to further develop the company's line of PetSac backpacks.
Actress Eva Mendes, in partnership with Maesa, will launch the new color cosmetics brand Circa exclusively at Walgreens later this month.
Kanye West and adidas Originals have unveiled the first Yeezy collection for fall/winter including men's and women's apparel and footwear.
Palmer Cash unveiled the first Funyuns t-shirt line for fall/winter at the MAGIC trade show this week.
Cosmetics company M.A.C. is the latest to join the swath of partners that are creating co-branded lines inspired by Disney's upcoming live-action film, Cinderella.
California lifestyle brand Hang Ten has entered into several new licensing partnerships that will extend its brand into the accessories and footwear categories.
Bamford Watch Department and fashion designer DRx Darren Romanelli have teamed to create two more limited edition watches featuring Flash Gordon and Phantom.
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