CEO Doug Wood examines the strategy and value of licensing that have helped drive the growth and expansion of this popular lifestyle brand.
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.
Nickelodeon is launching a brand-new range of apparel and accessories at Macy’s in support of its “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” property, with major support from NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony.
Footwear brand Skechers has partnered with EB Brands to launch a range of branded fitness products.
Disney Consumer Products and Marvel Entertainment have partnered with Her Universe, a fangirl fashion company, for a range of superhero-themed women’s activewear.
Moto GP has tapped licensee Von Dutch for a new co-branded apparel range.
Kohl’s has partnered with fashion designer Reed Krakoff for an exclusive, limited edition collection of handbags and apparel.
Nintendo has tapped video game merchandise company Merchoid.com for a range of “Zelda” cosplay hoodies.
Tokidoki, the Japanese pop culture brand meaning “sometimes,” has unveiled a new character–the Mermicorno–and accompanying merchandise.
SmileyWorld has partnered with Cropp and L.A.P. to launch exclusive apparel collections at the retailers.
AMC Networks and Sony Pictures Television have partnered with Spencer’s to launch its first online fan shop dedicated to AMC’s new series “Preacher.”
Michael Kors has acquired Michael Kors (HK) Limited, the exclusive licensee of the company in China, for $500 million.
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