A guide to some of the most notable and respected companies in the consumer products business.
Authentic Brands Group is implementing the first phase of its growth strategy for youth lifestyle brand Airwalk with two new partnerships.
Omnichannel brand management company Xcel Brands has acquired two new fashion brands, H by Halston and H Halston.
Tory Burch has renewed its exclusive deal with Luxottica Group for eyewear.
Men’s fashion brand Robert Graham has locked up a deal with Shirt Avenue for tailored clothing and neckwear.
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.
Kleenex brand has partnered with fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi to create four new designs to the Kleenex Expressions line of products.
In its third acquisition in just over a year, Cherokee has bought the Tony Hawk and Hawk apparel brands from Quiksilver for $19 million in cash.
Tommy Bahama and the California-based stand-up paddleboard (SUP) company Suplove have collaborated on a line of co-branded paddleboards.
Retailer Topshop is planning an exclusive apparel collection in collaboration with Adidas Originals based on the sportswear brand’s archives.
Poeticgem has renewed its license for apparel lines based on classic images from the LIFE magazine photographic library.
Vince Camuto has built a fashion empire through his creative inspiration, love of people and focus on licensing.
SpongeBob SquarePants made his Milan Fashion Week debut this week in a new fashion range from Moschino.
Women's sports apparel brand Tail Activewear has launched a new line of collegiate licensed merchandise.
Online retailer SwimsuitsForAll is pairing with celebrity and lifestyle mogul Jessica Simpson for a line of plus-size swimwear.
Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment have tapped actress Jennette McCurdy as the official brand ambassador for Tamagotchi L.i.f.e.
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