Retailers are looking to exclusive designers, celebrity partnerships or hot properties to bring new, fashionable apparel options to customers.
Australian surf brand Piping Hot is notching up its 15-year direct-to-retail relationship with Target in Australia with new capsule collections and an eye to international expansion.
Concept One has added a raft of new candy and food licenses for its line of headwear and cold weather accessories.
Iconix Brand Group has acquired a 51 percent interest in the Buffalo David Bitton brand from Buffalo International for $76.5 million in cash.
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.
Banana Republic has renewed its licensing agreement with Safilo Group for optical frames and sunglass collections.
Lucasfilm is planning a series of Star Wars spin-off films, in addition to the upcoming Episodes VII, VIII and IX.
The National Basketball Association, Sean John and Macy's have teamed up in a multi-year agreement that will feature themed events at Macy's stores across the U.S.
Poetic Gem is set to develop a range of adult's nightwear and underwear for the British lifestyle brand Plain Lazy.
BCBGMaxAzria has expanded its partnership with the Trimera Group to add a line of intimates for the BCBGeneration brand.
PVH has signed a new three-year deal with Concept One Accessories for Izod-branded headwear for boys and men.
The National Basketball Association has teamed up with Iconix Brand Group, G-III Sports and former NY Giants football player Carl Banks to bring back the NBA Starter jacket.
Big Tent Entertainment has lined up two new partners that will bring the character Domo to a range of apparel and accessories.
Sean John, the lifestyle brand from Sean "Diddy" Combs, has partnered with 2 Feet Productions for a new range of footwear.
Wedding expert and author David Tutera has teamed up with Antebi Footwear Group to unveil his new bridal shoe collection.
The Brand Liaison has signed on to rep the designer and artist Debbie Brooks Designs for licensing.
1928 Jewelry Company is planning a line of Downton Abbey-inspired jewelry.
WWE has signed two news deals that will expand the professional wrestling brand’s presence.
Warner Bros. is preparing for the June 14 premiere of its Superman reboot Man of Steel with two new deals.
Bonnier has added two new lifestyle partners for its magazine Outdoor Life that will bring the brand to new men’s accessories.
Keds has announced plans for a second footwear collaboration with Grammy winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.
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