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.
Italian accessories brand Furla has signed a five-year licensing agreement with the Morellato Group to produce and distribute a line of branded watches worldwide.
Dick’s Sporting Goods and UberRush have partnered to bring displaced football fans in Chicago and New York City official championship t-shirts after the Super Bowl.
Paws, Inc., licensor of Garfield property and associated Garfield characters, has partnered with 16 new companies for new Garfield merchandise around the world.
The Carat Shop, under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will launch a new Harry Potter watch collection this month.
Tommy Bahama has partnered with Major League Baseball to honor one of baseball’s most celebrated players, David Ortiz, with the release of the 2016 Collector’s Edition shirt.
Gymboree has launched a limited edition baby collection featuring iconic characters from Random House's Little Golden Books series.
PVH and funds advised by Apax Partners have reached an agreement for PVH to acquire the remaining 55 percent interest in TH Asia, their joint venture for the Tommy Hilfiger brand in China, that PVH did not already own.
Tommy Hilfiger has tapped G-III Apparel Group to launch a line of branded women’s dresses.
Etsy has launched its first brick and mortar shop at Macy’s Herald Square in New York City.
Santoro London has partnered with new licensees Craft Consortium and Aznar Innova and has tapped licensees Undercolors of Benetton and Panini España for new products.
E-commerce apparel retailer Design by Humans has launched a Skelenimals t-shirt design contest that challenges fans to create new Skelanimals designs.
Saban Brands has unveiled a lineup of new soft goods licensees for its Power Rangers franchise in North America and also signed two new toy partners.
Disney Consumer Products and licensee High IntenCity have released a new line of jewelry and novelty accessories for the upcoming live-action film Cinderella.
Retro Apparel launched its first line of It's A Good Sign apparel at the MAGIC Marketweek trade show last month in Las Vegas, Nev.
Sports and lifestyle apparel company Loudmouth has named Dennis Green as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
PlayStation has appointed High IntenCity to create a line of jewelry, hair and novelty accessories for tweens and young adults based on its video games.
Luxury fashion brand Salvatore Ferragamo has extended its eyewear agreement with Marchon Eyewear for an additional five years.
Perry Ellis International has sold the C&C California brand to ACH C&C, a newly created venture organized by members of ACI Licensing.
Knockout Licensing has signed two new apparel and accessories licensees for Sony Pictures Television's historical drama "Outlander."
Gwen Stefani has tapped the production companies Moody Street Kids and Vision Animation for a new TV series inspired by the singer and her sidekicks, the Harajuku Girls.
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