A guide to some of the most notable and respected companies in the consumer products business.
Men’s fashion brand Robert Graham has locked up a deal with Shirt Avenue for tailored clothing and neckwear.
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.
Humans aren’t the only ones who will be able to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Warner Bros.’ The Wizard of Oz this year–Rubie’s is planning a line of pet costumes.
Iconix Brand Group’s heritage sports apparel brand Starter is planning its first retail space–a Starter Clubhouse pop-up shop.
In a move to expand its Canadian distribution, apparel company Evy of California has opened Evy Canada, based in Toronto, Ontario.
Brand licensing company Art + Science has debuted its new Bitty Bettys line of fragrances at Hot Topic stores across the U.S.
License Connection, Benelux licensing agent for the app brand “Subway Surfers,” has signed an apparel deal with The Cookie Company.
The Madame Alexander Doll Company has unveiled several new collaborations Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz and Isaac Mizrahi.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has added seven new apparel and accessories partners for Adventure Time.
Commercial fitness equipment manufacturer Life Fitness has signed a deal that will bring the brand to a new line of activewear.
Oral-B has launched an interactive oral care app for kids in collaboration with Disney and Marvel that is powered by DreamPlay.
Ann Taylor has tapped actress Kate Hudson for a capsule collection featuring one of the most essential items in a woman's closet, the little black dress.
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