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.
Macy’s has acquired the beauty products and spa services retailer Bluemercury for $210 million in cash.
Tommy Bahama has teamed with Coola Suncare to develop a line of suncare products that will hit retail this spring.
Brand Licensing Europe has added six new retailers to its Retail Mentoring Program, which launches this month.
United Airlines will feature Cowshed Spa, the spa and lifestyle brand of London-based Soho House & Co., in new amenities onboard its flights.
Walker Books has extended the Guess How Much I Love You franchise to include the Coochy Coo Nappy Cake themed gift baskets for new parents.
Time Inc.'s Marie Claire magazine has teamed up with Speciality Stores (a subsidiary of the Ocado Group) to develop a beauty retail business in the U.K.
Energizer Personal Care has signed four new licensees to bring the Hawaiian Tropic sun care brand to swimwear, footwear, cosmetics and beach accessories.
Epic Rights will represent the Hard Candy Fitness brand, which has been developed in partnership between New Evolution Ventures, Madonna and her manager Guy Oseary.
The Procter & Gamble Company has sold 43 of its beauty brands, including Max Factor, Covergirl and a host of top licensed fragrances, to Coty for $12.5 billion.
Perfumery Xyrena is working with Kentucky basketball player Dalton Maldonado for a signature fragrance from an openly gay athlete.
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