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.
The fashion industry's leading trade show MAGIC has created a new retail education portal called MAGIC University.
Supermodel Coco Rocha will debut her first-ever apparel line inspired by Disney's upcoming film Cinderella, on the e-commerce and home shopping retailer HSN.
Playboy and retailer Supreme have joined forces for a line of branded accessories.
Perfetti Van Melle and Pantone Colorwear have teamed up to combine their iconic brands for a new outerwear collection featuring Mentos and Chupa Chups.
Kate Spade & Company is expanding its presence in the home category with four new licensing partnerships for the Kate Spade New York brand.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products is helping SpongeBob get ready for summer with new apparel deals in Russia, CIS and Italy.
WWE and Authentic Brands Group have launched a new joint venture that names Tapout as the official fitness partner of the professional wrestling organization.
Footwear brand Crocs has launched a global marketing campaign that will see the iconic clog appearing on some of the world's most recognizable landmarks.
Sean John, the menswear brand founded by rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs, has tapped Evy of California to create a line of boys' and girls' apparel.
For the sixth time in his career, the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James leads the National Basketball Association's list of most popular jerseys for the 2014-15 season.
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