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.
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.
Santoro London has partnered with new licensees Craft Consortium and Aznar Innova and has tapped licensees Undercolors of Benetton and Panini España for new products.
ShopHQ will launch an exclusive line of jewelry from the reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump ("The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," "Vanderpump Rules").
E-commerce retailer Mr. Porter has teamed up with Matthew Vaughn, the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, to launch a line of suits and men's accessories inspired by the film.
A+E Networks has sewed up a new deal with Bioworld Merchandising for a range of apparel featuring the H2 channel's "Ancient Aliens" reality series.
American metal band Slayer has partnered with the Venice Beach, Calif., customizable shoe store The Ave for a line of footwear.
Authentic Brands Group is bringing the Prince tennis brand to a new line of performance apparel exclusively at retailer Sports Authority in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Disney Consumer Products and Saks Fifth Avenue have launched their collection of Cinderella "glass slippers" from some of the world's top footwear designers.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products is helping SpongeBob get ready for summer with new apparel deals in Russia, CIS and Italy.
G-III Apparel Group has tapped Genesco to develop G.H. Bass men’s and women’s footwear in the U.S. and Canada.
Marvel Entertainment has partnered with Five Four for a series of menswear capsule collections inspired by the studio’s catalog of superheroes.
French fashion collaborative Etudes Studio has created a capsule collection featuring the classic character Fido Dido.
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