A guide to some of the most notable and respected companies in the consumer products business.
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.
The Boy Scouts of America has added several new licensees, both for consumer products and scouting-specific gear.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has collected a full slate of partners for the upcoming feature film Godzilla.
The Antigua Group has signed a multi-year agreement to develop apparel for the mixed martial arts league Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Original Muck Boot Company is planning its first fashion collaboration with The Fabulous Beekman Boys’s Beekman 1802 brand.
Warner Bros. and Tonner Doll have tapped a slate of high-end fashion and costume designers to create one-of-a-kind looks for Tonner’s 22-inch dolls.
Multi-national sourcing and distribution group Li & Fung has taken the next step in its plans to split off its brands and licensing business.
Knockout Licensing has added three new licensees for the social media canine sensation Boo–The World’s Cutest Dog.
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Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed two new fashion deals for SpongeBob SquarePants with London-based designer Beatrix Ong and Monnalisa.
Disney Consumer Products has partnered with Wet Seal for a collection of apparel and accessories commemorating the 20th anniversary of The Lion King.
Fashion apparel brand Hampshire Group has partnered with the hiking and climbing brand Gramicci to develop men’s and women’s apparel.
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