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Hot Topic, in partnership with Disney Consumer Products, has revealed its new fashion collection based on the upcoming live-action movie Beauty and the Beast.
German design label Jolina Dallas Sports Couture has released a premium apparel collection featuring the Pink Panther.
The bi-annual fashion trade show MAGIC hosted a special seminar on licensing yesterday, titled “Hot Trends in Fashion Licensing.”
NBCUniversal and The Blonds have joined forces to debut a fall/winter apparel collection inspired by Universal Pictures’ upcoming film The Mummy, in theaters June 9.
Island-inspired lifestyle brand Tommy Bahama has partnered with Noxs to develop a branded collection of men’s and women’s outerwear.
Paws Inc. has signed a slate of new licensees to bring its iconic lasagna-loving cat Garfield to a raft of apparel and accessories throughout North America this year.
Toei Animation and Funimation Entertainment have secured a variety of apparel licensees for the new “Dragon Ball Super” and original “Dragon Ball Z” anime series.
Perry Ellis International has tapped Roffe Accessories to design and distribute a line of handbags and accessories under the Rafaella brand in the U.S. and Canada.
Creative Licensing, in partnership with Studiocanal, has tapped a series of partners for apparel based on The Terminator and Rambo, among others.
Model and fashion designer Mimi Wade has launched a new apparel collection featuring the Pink Panther at London Fashion Week.
Licensing agency Maurizio Distefano Licensing has brokered three new licensee partnerships on behalf of the animated preschool series “Masha and the Bear.”
“Dancing with the Stars,” produced by BBC Worldwide, has entered into an exclusive partnership with e-retailer Rue La La for themed shopping experiences.
Cartoon Network and footwear brand Dr. Martens launched a spring/summer “Adventure Time” boot collection and celebrated with a Princess Bubblegum-themed event in London.
Disney China has collaborated with four Chinese designers to create new fashion collections inspired by Minnie Mouse.
UBM (the parent company of License! Global, Licensing Expo and MAGIC) will launch IFF MAGIC Japan, a new joint venture between the two fashion trade shows MAGIC and JFW-International Fashion Fair.
Aéropostale has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. to optimize its store footprint, achieve long-term financial stability and more.
Blizzard Entertainment has tapped Jinx for a line of apparel and accessories based on its upcoming video game “Overwatch.”
Boat Rocker Brands, the global marketing and merchandising arm of Boat Rocker Media, has partnered with several new licensees to expand “The Next Step” TV series in Canada.
SmileyWorld has partnered with the French maternity and children’s apparel retailer Orchestra to create a new line of children’s apparel and accessories.
Brandgenuity has secured three European licensees to help expand the Gas Monkey Garage brand outside of the U.S.
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