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.
Artist Debra Valencia's new 2015 holiday collection of bath and beauty products is now available at Walmart and Rite Aid in the U.S.
Laura Ashley has partnered with Upper Canada Soap to manufacture a premium collection of wellness products for the U.S. and Canada.
The Licensing Shop has added four new licensees to the Cottage Life licensed merchandise program including a range of home and personal care products
Edgewell Personal Care has partnered with the Fred David International Group to develop a fashion line for its sun care brand Hawaiian Tropic.
Playboy has announced two new product programs for a new fragrance and a fashion apparel line worldwide.
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.
Cosmetics brand Kiehl's has teamed with the Norman Rockwell Foundation for a holiday partnership featuring Rockwell's iconic depictions of American life.
Platinum-selling singer and actor Ariana Grande has partnered with Luxe Brands to launch her first-ever fragrance.
BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand has partnered with BabyLove to launch a range of "Charlie and Lola"-branded training pants.
Joseph Abboud has released his eponymous fragrance, created in partnership with Tru Fragrance and Harry Fremont (master perfumer of Firmenich).
Best Accessory Group is planning a line of bath and body products featuring the Debra Valencia art brand, in a deal brokered by The Brand Liaison.
MGA Entertainment has signed two new deals for Bratz that will bring the newly re-launched doll brand to the beauty and crafting categories.
Phenixx Marketing & Media is shifting the licensing for the Funyuns snack brand into high gear with the addition of four new partners.
Spanish design brand Dream Big has signed three new in Europe and Mexico.
Hawaiian Tropic will open a series of Escape Stations this spring in in Palm Springs, Calif., New York City and Miami, Fla.
London-based licensing agency Bloom has signed a duo of new deals for Tokidoki that will bring the lifestyle brand to cosmetics and apparel in the U.K.
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