2014 was year of big successes (Frozen), milestones (Hello Kitty’s 40th) and industry-changing innovations (3D printing). Here’s a recap of the news that shaped the year.
Sunrise Brands has sold its North American license for the Superdry retail brand to Superdry’s parent company, SuperGroup.
Temple Street Productions has teamed with retailer Hot Topic for a fashion collection inspired by its conspiracy thriller “Orphan Black.”
Toys 'R' Us executives outlined initiatives that are being implemented to improve operational performance and drive profitable growth at a meeting Tuesday.
Target has launched its first-ever collection of designer collaborations for men, dubbed Target Collective.
Actress Eva Mendes is continuing to build her namesake line at retailer New York & Company, with the addition of accessories, bridal and kidswear.
Hypermarket chain Meijer has launched a Skechers concept store inside its Knapp's Corner Meijer store in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Toys 'R' Us has named Reg McLay as senior vice president of its Babies 'R' Us business, effective March 30.
Mercis is collaborating with retailer Uniqlo for a kidswear collection featuring Dick Bruna's Miffy, as the storybook character celebrates her 60th anniversary this year.
Disney Consumer Products and Macy’s have launched a new collection of girls' apparel inspired by Disney Princess and Frozen characters.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has released a new line of natural dog treats exclusively at PetSmart, inspired by the biscuits Stewart makes for her own dogs.
Walmart has maintained its No. 1 spot on Interbrand's 2014 Best Retail Brands list, while four other brands saw major increases.
Crumbs Bake Shop has cooked up a deal with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring a selection of its baked goods to 201 club locations.
Men's fragrance brand Axe has teamed up with professional skateboarder Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod) to give the Axe Kilo line a new look.
Sequential Brands Group’s William Rast apparel brand will make its U.S. debut exclusively at Lord & Taylor this fall.
H&M has teamed up with the Whitney Museum Of American Art and artist Jeff Koons for the launch of its new museum-inspired flagship store in New York City.
Hearst Brand Development has launched Seventeen magazine's first-ever apparel and accessories collection exclusively at Sears.
Target and its “One for You, One for Me” campaign hit its goal of donating $25 million in school supplies for this school year.
Children's specialty apparel retailer The Children's Place has signed a franchise agreement with Arvind Lifestyle Brands to open stores in India.
DC Thomson Consumer Products has announced new developments for its food brand, Maw Broon’s Kitchen, inspired by the matriarch of The Sunday Post weekly comic strip.
A new line of tech accessories created by fashion designers Nanette Lepore, Anna Sui and Isaac Mizrahi New York are coming exclusively to Best Buy.
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