Art & Design 

Uniqlo releases ‘KAWS x Sesame Street’ collaboration

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,252 Uniqlo has unveiled the eagerly awaited collaboration between contemporary artist KAWS and Sesame Street. The collection includes t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies and plush toys of Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Ernie and Bert. The New York-based artist and designer has redrawn the classic Sesame Street monsters and muppets in his own signature style, creating a unique collaboration. The collection has been promoted by Uniqlo, taking over windows of key stores as well as being featured on its shopping bags. Brian Donnelly, known professionally as Kaws (stylized as KAWS),…

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Retail Licensing 

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

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 2,575 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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Brand Licensing 

Japanese brand Uniqlo seeks govt. approval to set up retail stores

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 4,439       Fast Retailing Company owned Japanese brand Uniqlo has sought the Indian government’s approval to set up single brand retail stores in India and has accordingly submitted its proposal to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). The company was expected to enter the Indian market this year but had kept it on hold citing location issues to set up their stores. India has been identified as an important market by the company and the government nod will allow the firm to run a…

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Apparel Licensing 

Smiley Company in a deal with Uniqlo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,862 The Smiley Company has entered into a deal with Uniqlo that will see the retailer create a range of t-shirts inspired by the Rubik’s brand. To hit retail outlets in early 2018, the street wear inspired prints will launch across Uniqlo’s global distribution network of over 1,500 stores. It further underlines the demand for Rubik’s product outside of traditional channels. Smiley CEO Nicolas Loufrani said, “As Rubik’s sales continue to build globally, so does the confidence of new partners in the brand extension. We are really now…

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Apparel Licensing Uncategorized 

Uniqlo in a new collaboration with Disney

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 4,072 International clothing retail chain Uniqlo has entered into a new collaboration with Disney. Dubbed the Magic for All campaign, the project is made up of three separate lines. First is the Mickey Travels range which centres around Mickey and Minnie travelling around the world. The range will hit stores and online on July 17th. Next is the Disney Textile range, which will feature designs based on Disney’s iconic roster of characters in special design. The textile range will release on August 28th. Also dropping on the same…

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Brand Licensing 

Kellogg’s teams up with Uniqlo to bring out a collection of t-shirts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 6,118 Kellogg’s has joined forces with specialty retailer Uniqlo to develop and unleash a collection of graphic t-shirts featuring Kellogg’s vintage characters. The new men’s t-shirt collection will highlight four different brand mascots that would include Frosted Flakes’ Tony the Tiger, Froot Loops’ Toucan Sam, Coco Pops’ Coco and Sugar Smacks’ Smaxey. The Kellogg’s-branded t-shirts will be available in Uniqlo stores and online at Uniqlo.com through August. Uniqlo currently operates more than 1,800 stores across 19 countries.  

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