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.
The California lifestyle brand Hang Ten has appointed Jewel Branding & Licensing as its North American licensing agent in all home categories.
The U.S. Army has partnered with Uniformed Scrapbooks of America to create a line of wall décor sourced from reclaimed wood.
Rocket Licensing, The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s U.K. licensing agency, has secured a number of new licensees for the children’s brand.
Little League Baseball and Softball has partnered with TeamMarketing, a division of WaxWorks, to develop an array of merchandise under the Little League brand.
CBS Consumer Products has unveiled its new merchandising partners for Paramount Pictures' film, Star Trek Beyond, in China, making it the first licensing program for the franchise in the territory.
Level-5 abby has tapped Vandor to create a series of products featuring its mixed-media anime “Yo-Kai Watch.”
Brooklyn Industries has tapped McGaw Graphics to release a collection of wall art and posters featuring original works of art from the company’s archive.
ZAG has signed the first three U.K. partners for its animated superhero series “Miraculous.”
Disney Consumer Products and Lucasfilm have tapped licensee Character World to create new bedding featuring characters from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Kathy Ireland Worldwide and Bush Furniture have extended their partnership for Kathy Ireland Office furniture through 2023.
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