Brand Licensing Corporate Brand 

Trump earned income of royalty from realty ventures in India in 2016: Report

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 1,684 US President Donald Trump received some income in the form of royalty from his realty ventures in India, according to his latest annual financial disclosure form for the year 2016. Trump has listed assets of at least USD 1.4 billion and income of more than USD 452 million, according to the form. A copy of which was released by the US Office of Government Ethics in the previous week. Trump submitted his disclosure on Tuesday (May 15). As per the financial discloser form, Trump had two incomes…

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Art & Design 

Artist Steve Kaufman brings pop art into children’s merchandise

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 4,385 Steve Kaufman Art Licensing has partnered with American Pop Art with Becker Associates to license Kaufman’s work for children’s toys and other consumer goods. The collaboration presents an opportunity for children to discover the fun and creative essence of Kaufman’s artwork. Becker Associates will have access to Kaufman’s entire portfolio and will work with a variety of partners to create customized, child-friendly merchandises so kids can connect with some of their favorite characters. Also known as SAK, Kaufman was a pop artist who pioneered the Neo-Pop art…

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Rihanna Celebrity Licensing Collaborations 

Rihanna expands Beach Please summer beauty collection

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,022 Following the April launch of glitter-drenched body shimmers, Rihanna has announced an expansion to the brand’s summer 2018 “Beach Please” makeup collection. Fenty Beauty reveals that the singer is expanding her “Beach, Please” summer beauty collection on May 21 with an array of new additions. These will include three “Killawatt Foils” duo color compacts, six limited-edition “Lip Luminizers” and two dual-ended “Eye Shimmers” in vivid colors ranging from sunset orange to lavender blue. The new products will join the existing cosmetics in the “Beach, Please” line; namely,…

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Retail Licensing 

Soon, Japan’s apparel retailer Uniqlo to launch in India

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 2,517 Japan’s apparel retailer Uniqlo will launch in India, according to a report in the Economic Times. The Japanese retailer will open first store in Delhi during fall 2019, marking the brand’s entry into the South Asia region. Following the establishment of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Delhi, UNIQLO will soon begin recruiting local talent as it prepares to open its store in the world’s fastest-growing major economy, the company said in an official press statement. “Our entry in India represents a significant step in our company’s global strategy,…

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Licensing Expo 2018 kickstarts in Las Vegas, showcases more than 5,000 brands

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 5,907 The Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2018 kickstarts at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from May 21. Sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association, the annual trade show will take place May 22-24. The event will showcase more than 5,000 brands that reflect the latest developments in consumer trends. The industry’s definitive event will see more than 16,000 attendees, licensees, retailers, manufacturers, distributors, brand owners, licensing agents and IP holders, representing more than 65 countries, enjoy a wide selection of networking, educational and business-building opportunities. New exhibitors…

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Accessories Licensing Character Licensing 

Invicta unveils Star Wars designer watches

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 2,890 Invicta and Sideshow Collectibles have partnered to produce a line of watches that re-imagine characters from the sci-fi franchise “Star Wars”. Boba Fett, C-3PO, R2-D2, Darth Vader, and a stormtrooper are all available as stainless-steel wrist watches. Inspired by the sci-fi characters, each product borrows design elements from its namesake characters. The back of each watch is branded with the character’s name, face, and the Star Wars logo. Check out the pictures here: According to media reports, these silicone bands watches are priced for $299 a piece…

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