A collection of new celebrity chefs are taking the licensing world by storm with their dynamic personalities and unique product extensions.
Crown Crafts Infant Products expanded its licensing agreement with Carter’s for bed sets and décor.
Discount variety store chain Dollar Tree has acquired rival discount store chain Family Dollar Stores, becoming the largest discount retailer in North America.
SEGA will introduce new characters in Sonic the Hedgehog’s upcoming "Sonic Boom" TV series.
The Armani Group will design luxury residential units, common areas and amenities for their latest landmark project, Residences by Armani/Casa in Miami, Fla.
Target is teaming up with four YouTube stars along with Design Hunter L.A. for a YouTube video series.
Fans of the Star Trek franchise can now pre-order the new Star Trek Original Phaser universal remote control from Firebox.
Housewares International will develop a line of pet feed products under the American Kennel Club brand, in a deal brokered by 4Licensing.
Halo Consumer Products has teamed up with four new licensees for products inspired by the "Halo" video game franchise.
Bulldog Licensing has brokered a new agreement for design brand Tired Ted with personalized art company Yoofiti.
Character World is expanding and moving up the release of bedroom textiles and accessories based on the Disney animated film Frozen in time for Christmas.
Tim Gunn has inked a deal with Indecor Home Design to create a homewares collection in the U.S. and Canada.
Jarden Corporation has announced plans to acquire Yankee Candle Investments for $1.75 billion in cash.
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Ming Tsai has unveiled his new collection of Simply Ming kitchen tools on HSN.
Landy International and designer Debra Valencia are partnering to expand the Debra Valencia brand to include home décor collections and women’s personal accessories.
Laura Ashley has added Firefly Brand Management to its network of licensing agencies in the U.S. and Canada.
Pretty Ugly has launched a new line of plush featuring Android-versions of Uglydoll characters, inspired by Google’s operating system.
Macy’s has settled its more than two-year breach-of-contract dispute with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, but its lawsuit against JCPenney will continue.
Sony Computer Entertainment is giving fans a first look at its new streaming game service at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.
Glassware company Riedel has released a new drinking glass special designed to provide the “optimal Coca-Cola taste experience.”
The exercise studio Physique 57, which helped to spark the barre fitness craze, is launched a line of branded clothing.
©2014 ADVANSTAR COMMUNICATIONS INC. All rights reserved.