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.
The Mike Gee U.S. Agency Watch Co. has created a line of wristwatches based on the upcoming TV series “24: Live Another Day.”
Poeticgem is planning a new line of women’s apparel that will tap into adult nostalgia for the classic character Miffy.
DenTek has created a new line of Looney Tunes dental care products for kids under license by Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
American workwear brand Carhartt and New Holland Brewing are collaborating on a signature beer to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the clothing brand.
King Features Syndicate has launched a ‘90s-themed collection of Betty Boop apparel at junior’s retailer Forever 21 across the U.S
Zodiak Kids has signed a trio of new partners for its CBeebies series “Mister Maker.”
Bell/Ranger Outdoor Apparel is planning a new line of clothing featuring the HillBilly brand.
Kleinfeld Bridal has teamed up with Kahn Lucas to create a special occasion dress collection for young girls.
Japanese fashion company Comme des Garçons is planning a fragrance with singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams.
Former Lonestar band member and “Celebrity Apprentice” winner John Rich has launched the new lifestyle brand.
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