Retailers are looking to exclusive designers, celebrity partnerships or hot properties to bring new, fashionable apparel options to customers.
Toys ‘R’ Us has added an exclusive range of do-it-yourself accessories designed by actress Victoria Justice to its Totally Me! brand.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has tapped Smith & Brooks to produce a range of Matt Hatter-branded outerwear in the U.K.
The Tommy Bahama brand will be featured in season two of AMC’s unscripted series “The Pitch.”
Ellestone Apparel has taken a strategic stake in the holding company of U.K. clothing manufacturer The Fielding Group.
Warner Bros. has teamed up with artist Lauren Moshi for a stylish spin on some of its iconic characters.
Univision Communications have teamed up with Soccer.com for clothing inspired by the Latino character El Chapulin Colorado.
Bluestar Alliance has completed the acquisition of the Catherine Malandrino brand from Tahari ASL for an undisclosed sum.
A huge roster of licensors’ have joined Digital Giving’s new app “T-Shirt Booth,” which offers character t-shirts for charity.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has unveiled the first in a series of apparel collections from designer Lauren Moshi.
Heineken has debuted two new shoes created in collaboration with fashion designer Mark McNairy.
PVH has signed two new partners for Izod that will extend the brand into denim and grow its presence in Mexico.
kathy ireland Worldwide has announced plans to exhibit for the first time at this year’s Licensing Expo in the new Fashion District area.
National Geographic has appointed IMG Licensing to represent its brand in the licensed luggage and travel bags categories.
Art Impressions has teamed up with Rubie's Costume Company for a line of Halloween costumes and accessories featuring the lifestyle brand So So Happy.
Rugby World Cup has given Elite Sports Properties the global master licensing rights for the 2015 tournament, which will be held in England.
Zodiak Kids has partnered with Trademark Collections for a range of Tickety Toc bags in the U.K. and Eire.
The National Basketball Association and retailer Zara are pairing for a global collection of t-shirts.
Muhammad Ali Enterprises has inked two new deals for licensees for its Muhammad Ali brand.
Poetic Gem is planning a range of t-shirts and nightwear for adults based on some of Britain’s most iconic soft drink brands.
Muhammad Ali Enterprises has teamed up with Double D, Adidas licensee for combat sports, for a line of boxing performance products.
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