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.
Disney Consumer Products has collaborated with nine luxury shoe brands across the globe to re-imagine Cinderella’s iconic glass slipper.
How super fan Alyssa Milano has turned a practical idea into a trendy women’s sportswear brand for enthusiasts from the diamond to the raceway.
Classic American sock brand Gold Toe has tapped the RFA Group to expand its brand into footwear with the company's first-ever line of slippers.
Kleenex Brand Facial Tissue, a division of Kimberly-Clark, has teamed up with fashion designer Betsey Johnson for a "Ready-to-Care" line of tissue packages.
Custom sportswear manufacturer Scimitar Sports has teamed up with U.K. confectionery company Swizzels for a range of apparel featuring some of its top candy brands.
Novel Entertainment has tapped Fashions U.K. to create a new line of "Horrid Henry"-branded apparel, in a deal brokered by Novel’s licensing agent Caroline Mickler.
Interparfums S.A., the Paris-based subsidiary of Inter Parfums, Inc., has acquired the Rochas cosmetics and fashion brand from Procter & Gamble.
kathy ireland Worldwide has signed a new deal for home cleaning products and is planning a re-launch of the co-branded line of NuGene cosmetics.
Vandor has introduced its first-ever line of licensed shopper totes featuring five of its top licenses–Marilyn Monroe, My Little Pony, Hello Kitty, Marvel Comics and Star Wars.
King Features Syndicate has teamed with a number of brands for a capsule collection featuring rivals Popeye and Bluto.
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