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International

Kate Spade Expands in Latin America

Kate Spade & Co. will expand its cornerstone kate spade new york brand in Latin America through an exclusive distribution agreement with retailer and distributor Exclusive Brands International S. A. in 17 territories in Central and South America and the Caribbean. As a result…

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Health & Beauty

Women lighten up on fragrance, but men spritz with a heavier hand

New research from The NPD Group shows a shift in Americans’ fragrance preferences, with women gravitating toward lighter fragrance concentrations such as colognes, while men increasingly purchase eau de parfums (EDP), richer concentrations not traditionally used by American men…

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Health & Beauty

Beauty is in the Brand Valuation

L’Oréal Paris tops the list of Brand Finance Cosmetics 50 most valuable beauty brands in the world with a value of $11.21 billion for 2015. Procter & Gamble, which is rumored to be seeking to sell off some of its beauty brands, owns the most listed brands, including Gillette, Pantene and Olay…

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Entertainment/Character

Avengers Dress Up Hot Topic

Mall retailer Hot Topic is going all out Avengers as the exclusive merchant for a new fashion line tied to Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Branded Baubles a Growth Area in Fashion Licensing

They’re cute, they’re furry, and they’re branded with the name of a famous fashion designer. But, c’mon, $850 for a keychain?! That’s how much you have to shell out for one of those hot Fendi… . . . read more

Restaurants

Home McFurnishings

McDonald’s has taken its brand to the fashion realm by launching its first ever lifestyle collection in Sweden. If you’re so inclined, you can buy items from the Big Mac collection such as…

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Fragrance

Smell of Success

A pair of world famous celebrities are celebrating 10 years of fruitful fragrance licensing collaborations with the release of special 10th anniversary limited edition products that are both currently available…

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E-commerce

New Channel for Chanel

Bowing to the inevitable, Chanel announced that it will begin engaging in e-commerce probably by the end of 2016. The move includes three of the Métier d’Art companies owned by Chanel’s Paraffection subsidiary, including…

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Fashion

Jessica Simpson Brand Sold to Sequentia;

Sequential Brands Group has agreed to acquire a majority interest in the Jessica Simpson Collection brand, including master license rights, from Camuto Group. Although the price has not been disclosed, you can bet that it is significantly higher than the $15 million the late Vince Camuto paid for the master license in 2005…

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Mass Retail Fashion Licensing Targets Men

Very quietly and with little fanfare, mass retailer Target launched Target Collective, a curated collection of Americanmade men’s fashion products from six different designers: Billykirk (bags and accessories); Owen & Fred (soap and accessories); Taylor… . . . read more


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