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.
The Goodyear footwear range has been rolled out into the Colombian market following a two-year soft launch across Latin America.
Calvin Klein has reacquired the license for its Calvin Klein platinum label men’s and women’s accessories from licensee CK21 Holdings.
Cherokee Global Brands has launched its new California-inspired brand Point Cove in Reliance Trends stores across India.
GameStop, the new owner of online collectibles retailer ThinkGeek, will open a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles this fall.
The National Gallery Company has tapped Paul Bristow Associates to create a range of bags, purses and kitchen textiles featuring the museum's works of art.
Menswear retail brand Britches of Georgetowne is planning its return in a new partnership with Stephan Wayne, chairman of Stephan Wayne & Associates and Bum Equipment.
Xcel Brands has entered into a strategic partnership with Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor for three of its brands and an additional exclusive brand targeting Millennials.
Perry Ellis International is expanding its licensing agreement with American Traveler to include men's luggage and travel bags for the Original Penguin brand.
The NFL Players Association has added six new licensees to its roster for products including women’s apparel, toys, personalized video messages and more.
Moose Toys has tapped Disguise to bring its collectible toy franchise Shopkins to life with a costume and dress-up range.
Sanrio has teamed with Universal Parks & Resorts will develop Hello Kitty interactive retail experience shops at its Orlando and Hollywood parks.
SmileyWorld is collaborating with Uunique London, operated by Aegis Vision, to create a range of fashion mobile device accessories.
Licensing agency TLC announced the expansion of the J is for Jeep brand into a new collection of baby strollers for the North American market.
Perry Ellis International has entered into a license agreement with Manufacturas Kaltex for a line of home textile products in Mexico under the Original Penguin brand.
Xcel Brands has acquired the women's retail brand C. Wonder and all related IP.
Saban Brands has announced a new fashion collaboration for its surf-inspired lifestyle brand Mambo with Australia-based designer Emma Mulholland.
Licensees provide the backbone for some of the most successful licensed apparel collaborations. Here is a round-up of recent top news from leading apparel licensees.
Skechers USA is transitioning its business in Latin America from a third-party distributor to a wholly owned subsidiary that will allow the footwear brand to grow its operations.
J.C. Penney and fashion designer Nicole Miller are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their partnership with a limited edition nicole by Nicole Miller collection.
Apparel brand Vans is continuing its partnership with the youth smoking prevention campaign Truth for a new collection that highlights replacements for cigarettes.
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