A guide to some of the most notable and respected companies in the consumer products business.
Playboy is growing its brand in Mexico with the addition of a new shoe boutique, Playboy Estd 1953, in Leon.
Apparel trade show organizer Bread & Butter has filed for bankruptcy just days after canceling its January 2015 show.
Gap has opened a flagship store on the Chinese direct sales website JD.com.
Nickelodeon has released a number of character-based holiday products in partnership with licensees in the U.K.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Mag Brands to produce a range of Sesame Street outerwear for the U.S.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with its licensing partners to support the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy.
Lollipop brand Chupa Chups has signed a raft of new licensing deals in Italy.
Entertainer Rihanna has been named as a global ambassador and women’s creative director for Puma.
Abercrombie & Fitch has secured a seven-year licensing deal for perfume with Inter Parfums.
The Boy Scouts of America has added several new licensees, both for consumer products and scouting-specific gear.
Bloomingdale's has collaborated with 48 top fashion designers to create a collection of one-of-a-kind football helmets.
In its third acquisition in just over a year, Cherokee has bought the Tony Hawk and Hawk apparel brands from Quiksilver for $19 million in cash.
The Norwegian pop duo Ylvis is the latest singing act that will be featured on Brush Buddies’ Brush Beatz line of singing toothbrushes.
ESPN has launched digital shops on its ESPNcricinfo.com and ESPN.com.au for global cricket fans and sports enthusiasts in Australia and New Zealand.
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Color experts Pantone will showcase their new menswear collection this week at MAGIC.
Chinese sportswear company Peak Sport Products has launched two new sneakers inspired by basketball star Tony Parker.
Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Signal Brands to create a line of Isaac Mizrahi New York suitcases and travel accessories.
DHX Media has signed a raft of licensing deals for the whimsical TV series “The Adventures of Abney and Teal” in the U.K.
Striker Entertainment has gathered a group of top licensees for Summit Entertainment’s new blockbuster Divergent.
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