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GLOBAL BRANDS GROUP SIGNS TIMBERLAND LICENSE

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Global Brands Group Holding Limited, one of the world’s leading branded apparel, footwear, fashion accessories companies, has inked a licensing agreement with outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland. The multi-year license will cover men’s and women’s socks, soft accessories, and cold weather accessories. As part of the agreement, Global Brands will design, …

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NAUTICA INKS LICENSING DEAL WITH MUNDI WESTPORT GROUP FOR HANDBAGS AND MORE

In What's New, Industry News by Christine Galasso

Nautica Apparel, Inc., a subsidiary of VF Sportswear Inc., a division of VF Corporation, has signed a licensing agreement with Mundi Westport Group for the licensed manufacture and distribution of Nautica Women’s handbags, small leather goods, tech and travel accessories. In keeping with Nautica’s water-loving look, the first collection will incorporate a bright …

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AHQ to License Revlon Cosmetic Bags

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

What’s better than new item of makeup? A new stylish cosmetic case to house it. Handbag and accessory company Accessory Headquarters (AHQ) has just announced its exclusive licensing agreement with iconic cosmetic company Revlon. “Revlon is a globally-recognized household name that we are proud to have under the AHQ umbrella, …

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Luxottica Signs Valentino EyewearLicense

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Valentino has partnered with Luxottica Group on a new and exclusive eyewear license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Valentino eyewear. The 10 year license kicks off January 2017. Valentino eyewear will taking inspiration from the Italian fashion house’s ready-to-wear collections and accessories. The first collection presented …

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Marchon Renews Eyewear License with Lacoste

In What's New by Lauren Parker

Eyewear manufacturer and distributor Marchon Eyewear, Inc. has renewed its global licensing agreement with Lacoste, a leading urban lifestyle brand which exemplifies elegance and comfort. Originally signed in 2011, the long-term extension of the licensing agreement grants Marchon the rights to design, produce and distribute Lacoste-branded sun and ophthalmic collections. …

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Marvel Licenses Images to Fine Jewelry

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

Ever dream of an 18-karat gold or sterling silver Captain America shield? Now’s your chance. What’s Your Passion Jewelry has signed a licensing deal with Marvel for jewelry-quality reproductions of popular and iconic characters from the Marvel Universe. From the logo charm of Marvel’s Deadpool to a ring featuring the …

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Natori Announces Hosiery Launch and Licensed Deal with Infinity Classics

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—Already a longtime force in the lingerie aisles, Natori Company said this week that it will launch its first hosiery collection, in conjunction with licensee Infinity Classics. Known for designer fashion in categories including ready-to-wear, eveningwear, lingerie, sleepwear, fragrance, home textiles and accessories, Natori will now break into the …

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Gwen Stefani Launches Eyewear

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

Tura Inc. has signed a multi-year agreement with Grammy Award-winning musician and fashion entrepreneur Gwen Stefani to introduce a new line of sunglasses and optical eyewear for her L.A.M.B. (acronym for Love Angel Music Baby) and GX by Gwen Stefani brands. Both collections will launch early 2016. “This is a …

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Worldwide Licensing Retail Sales Hit $241.5B: Study

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) announces the results of its first-ever LIMA Annual Global Licensing Study, quantifying worldwide royalty rates and accompanying retail sales. According to the report, retail sales for products bearing the trademarked names and likenesses of cartoon characters, corporate logos and brands, major sports …