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.
Bloomingdale's has collaborated with 48 top fashion designers to create a collection of one-of-a-kind football helmets.
Watchmaker Seiko has launched a new three-year promotional partnership with tennis player Novak Djokovic.
Rocket Licensing has been appointed to represent the U.K. fashion accessory and cosmetics brand Models Own, known for its nail polishes.
The exercise studio Physique 57, which helped to spark the barre fitness craze, is launched a line of branded clothing.
American Greetings Properties has partnered with fashion designer Jeremy Scott for an apparel collection inspired by the 1980s toy Madballs.
MAGIC Market Week opens the doors this week on what to expect in the next year of fashion.
Singer and fashion entrepreneur Gwen Stefani has launched a new accessories label, gx by Gwen Stefani, on the subscription fashion website ShoeDazzle.
Threadless has unveiled the winners of its Captain America Design Challenge, held in partnership with Marvel.
Her Universe and Hot Topic are teaming to host a "geek couture" fashion show and design competition at Comic-Con.
Carte Blanche Group has added a new licensed apparel partner for its Tiny Tatty Teddy nursery brand.
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