Retailers are looking to exclusive designers, celebrity partnerships or hot properties to bring new, fashionable apparel options to customers.
Fifth & Pacific Companies has sold the Juicy Couture brand to Authentic Brands Group for $195 million in cash.
Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment have inked a new deal with Evy of California for Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. girls’ apparel.
PEI Licensing has tapped Bioworld Merchandising to create accessories inspired by golfing legend Ben Hogan.
Santoro London has signed a new deal with United Colors of Benetton’s Undercolors brand for a range featuring its Mirabelle brand.
Bulldog Licensing has added two new U.K. licensees for Electronic Arts’ app brand Plants vs. Zombies.
Grateful Dead Properties has inked a new deal with Rasta Imposta to create Halloween costumes featuring the Grateful Dead.
Apparel brand Lacoste has inked a new deal with licensee Delta Galil to expand its brand into underwear and sleepwear.
Subscription e-commerce site JustFab has launched a new brand partnership with Latin superstar Paulina Rubio.
UNIQLO has launched a new apparel line featuring the Moomins, in a deal brokered by Bulls Licensing.
Loudmouth Golf has teamed up with iZone Group to create a line of colorful sports and lifestyle sunglasses and accessories.
Fifty Shades of Grey continues to expand its empire with the launch of the official lingerie collection at Target in Australia.
Stuller and World Trade Jewelers have extended their brand collaboration agreement to include Scrabble-brand jewelry.
Benetton Group and Puig have teamed up to develop a new line of United Colors of Benetton fragrances.
Fox International’s BabyTV channel has launched its first dedicated collection of children’s apparel in a DTR deal with Latin American retailer La Polar.
Kohl’s Department Stores has announced that Catherine Malandrino will be the third designer for its DesigNation limited edition collection.
New York City retailer Yellow Rat Bastard has created a Domo-themed area in its SoHo store.
Iconix Brand Group has acquired a 51 percent interest in the Buffalo David Bitton brand from Buffalo International for $76.5 million in cash.
River Island launched its limited edition collaboration with Rihanna Monday at London Fashion Week.
Elvis Presley Enterprises has added two new partners in Canada, in a duo of deals brokered by Studio Licensing.
Heidi Klum and Babies ‘R’ Us have extended their Truly Scrumptious collection with two new t-shirts designed by Klum’s son.
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