Williams Sonoma has debuted an exclusive licensed Disney collection of kitchenware. The new collection features classic Disney characters including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto.
Robinson Home Products has inked a licensing agreement with ViacomCBS for the Nickelodeon properties SpongeBob SquarePants, JoJo Siwa and Paw Patrol.
Uncanny Brands is adding new products to its licensed appliance line, featuring the Star Wars fan favorite the Child, from the hit Disney+ series, “The Mandalorian.”
Cangshan Cutlery Company has entered into a licensing deal with Bonnier Corp., publisher of Saveur magazine, as it expands its Saveur Selects licensing program. Cangshan will manufacture and distribute the new line of Saveur Selects kitchen knives and cutlery accessories.
iMedia Brands, the parent company of ShopHQ, has secured retail distribution for select items in its Shaquille O’Neal branded kitchenware, cookware and grill products. Beginning in October 2020, select Shaq products will be available in over 2,000 Target and Sam’s Club stores nationwide.
Corkcicle has launched a licensed line of hydration products with Vineyard Vines, which is inspired by the brand’s signature look.
After consultation with customers, attendees and industry partners, Brand Licensing Europe 2020 will transition to an all-virtual event. In its place, the Global Licensing Group at Informa Markets is introducing Festival of Licensing in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International.
Corelle Brands has launched a limited edition Disney-licensed collection of Pyrex glass food storage featuring Mickey Mouse.
Saveur Selects, a cookware brand associated with Bonnier Consumer Products, is bringing cookware sets to the market for a limited time.
Informa Markets’ Global Licensing Group said that the Licensing Expo, rescheduled to take place in August in Las Vegas, will not take place. The 40th edition of the licensing trade show will celebrate next year, returning May 25-27, 2021, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas
Corelle and Pyrex, divisions of Corelle Brands, are bringing fans special edition Star Wars collections in time to celebrate Star Wars Day, May 4.
Zojirushi is bringing pop culture icon “Hello Kitty” to life in partnership with global lifestyle brand Sanrio. The collaboration represents the first licensed collection in Zojirushi’s history and will encompass some of the supplier’s signature products, including an automatic rice cooker and stainless steel mugs.
Ginsu has entered into a licensing agreement with Brand Partners Group to develop a line of kitchen gadgets under the Ginsu brand. The company said the products will be marketed under the Ginsu Kiso line of cutlery.
In light of growing concerns and risks associated with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Licensing Leadership Summit is rescheduled for November 5 and 6. The summit, which was originally set to take place March 16 and 17, will still be held at the same location, the Hilton Midtown Manhattan in New York City.