As fashion licensors, licensees and retailers from all over the world descend on Las Vegas for the MAGIC trade show, here are five trends that are driving the licensed apparel market.
Epic Rights has secured a slate of new licensing partnerships for the rock band KISS in markets around the world.
YouTube personality Cassey Ho will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe with Benjamin Grubbs, global head of top creators, YouTube.
Luxury brand Moncler is entering the eyewear category in a new, exclusive partnership with manufacturer the Marcolin Group.
Accessories brand Kipling North America (a division of VF Sportswear) is planning a new co-branded collection featuring interior designer and TV personality David Bromstad.
J. C. Penney has promoted John Tighe to executive vice president, chief merchant effective Oct. 1. He will report to chief executive officer Marvin Ellison.
Dulcop is planning a new line of soap bubbles and bubble-toys for DreamWorks Animation brands in Europe.
MGA Entertainment has signed two new deals for Bratz that will bring the newly re-launched doll brand to the beauty and crafting categories.
WWE has teamed with Prestige Cosmetics Group's Total Intensity brand to develop a series of cosmetic collections inspired by the E! reality show "Total Divas."
Classic character Garfield is traveling the globe with new promotions and merchandise in China, Japan, Brazil and a host of other regions around the world.
Perfumery Xyrena is working with Kentucky basketball player Dalton Maldonado for a signature fragrance from an openly gay athlete.
Manchester United has entered a multi-year partnership with IVC to create a line of branded wellness products in China.
Following strong 2014 sales, the H&M Group announced plans to open 400 new stores worldwide in 2015 and launch the new brand, H&M Beauty.
Multiplatinum singer Fergie has released a new addition to her Outspoken fragrance line with Avon.
VIZ Media is bringing the seventh Naruto Shippuden film, The Last: Naruto The Movie, to Latin America this weekend.
The National Gallery company will work with Amber House to create a line of hand creams, hand washes and lip balms.
Fashion design Misha Nonoo and footwear retailer Aldo have released their second collection of co-branded footwear and handbags.
Pandora Jewelry and Disney Consumer Products have unveiled a collection of original jewelry pieces featuring iconic characters from Disney.
Xcel Brands has teamed with True Cosmetics to develop a skincare and cosmetics line for fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, called True Isaac Mizrahi.
kathy ireland Worldwide has signed a new deal for home cleaning products and is planning a re-launch of the co-branded line of NuGene cosmetics.
Electronic accessories company Incase and pro skateboarder Sean Malto have released the first product in a new collaboration, the Incase x Sean Malto Field Bag.
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