Smart home, sleep and wireless audio were among the new product categories, trends and opportunitites at this year's event.
The Victoria and Albert Museum has tapped two new licensees to create new products for the Japanese region.
Furniture design brand Altreforme and London-based art fashion label The Rodnik Band both showcased collections inspired by Perfetti Van Melle’s Chupa Chups brand at the annual Milan Design Week, which took place earlier this month.
Vandor will celebrate its 60th anniversary with promotions and customer appreciation campaigns for its retail partners.
Kathy Ireland Worldwide has partnered with The Buffalo Works and Larson-Juhl to design a collection of branded art and wall décor.
Aardman and Trixie have teamed up once again to expand the licensee’s current range of pet products inspired by “Shaun the Sheep.”
Pinterest, a website and mobile app that is considered a “catalogue of ideas,” has teamed up with the specialty retailer Michaels to launch a line of co-branded DIY kits.
MGA Entertainment has secured nearly 40 new global licensing partners for its scented novelty and collectibles brand Num Noms.
PetSmart has entered into an agreement to acquire the online pet retailer Chewy.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Entertainment One have tapped Delta Children to create new lines of toddler and juvenile furniture.
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has tapped two licensees–Jo-Ann Fabric and Royal Doulton–to continue to grow her lifestyle brand ED.
This Old House, a multi-platform home improvement brand, has appointed Brand Central as its exclusive licensing agency.
Koko Rose Media has partnered with Olala Lamps to launch a collection of lamp shades inspired by its preschool property “Deer Little Forest.”
Sony Pictures Television has tapped Bif Bang Pow! to create an all-new line of “Shark Tank” collectible products.
PBteen has once again partnered with designers and fashion stylists Emily Current and Meritt Elliott to debut the designers’ fourth exclusive collection.
Coca-Cola has tapped Crates and Pallet to launch a new line of licensed homewares featuring the drink brand’s vintage trademarks.
Entertainment One is expanding its consumer products offerings for the animated series “PJ Masks” with a host of new licensees.
Celebrity entertainer and wedding planner David Tutera has joined forces with Triforce Luggage to introduce and launch a line of branded luggage and travel goods.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has partnered with 10 new licensees to extend the worldwide consumer products program for its animated preschool series “Little Charmers.”
Aardman has partnered with Watermelon to create a print-on-demand e-commerce site featuring the studio’s popular properties.
Rocket Licensing has signed a number of U.K. licensing partners for Sony’s upcoming movie The Emoji Movie, which will launch in U.K. theaters Aug. 4.
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