Smart home, sleep and wireless audio were among the new product categories, trends and opportunitites at this year's event.
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.
Kids Preferred has unveiled its latest back-to-school collection, which features several licensed characters including The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Pete the Cat, among others.
Discovery Consumer Products has teamed up with Academy Sports + Outdoors to debut a host of new Discovery Adventures products for outdoor travelers.
Dena Designs has partnered with three licensees for its Happi by Dena brand, in deals brokered by The Joester Loria Group, its exclusive licensing agent.
Home goods licensee Vandor will introduce 64 new products featuring two new licenses–Care Bears and Marvel’s Doctor Strange.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has unveiled a new product line inspired by Disney Channel’s upcoming animated TV series, “Elena of Avalor,” which debuts July 22.
Harley-Davidson has partnered with Weber-Stephen Products to release a special edition Weber Q 1200 gas trill featuring the Harley-Davidson logo.
Art Brand Studios, the authorized licensor of artist Thomas Kinkade, has tapped PTM Images to design, manufacture and market a range of home décor based on the artist’s work.
Laura Ashely has partnered with Camelot Fabrics to launch a new quilting and craft fabric collection.
WildWorks has partnered with Dreamtex for a new bedding and accessories range featuring the online gaming brand “Animal Jam.”
Heritage French home brand Blanc Des Vosges and MRH SpaRotica Groupé have entered into a joint venture with related IP assets in China.
Perry Ellis International has entered into an agreement with Jeffrey Home to design and distribute bed and bath products under the Laundry by Shelli Segal and Laundry by Design brands.
Pottery Barn Kids has partnered with designer Margherita Maccapani Missoni Amos to launch an exclusive line of furnishings and home décor for kids.
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