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.
Consumers will welcome the Easter Bunny with open arms this year with total spending on the holiday expected to reach $15.9 billion.
Macy’s is bringing back its American Icons campaign for a second year featuring fashion from big-name brands, events and a charity partnership.
Gwyneth Paltrow announced on Instagram Friday the opening of a retail location in Los Angeles for her lifestyle brand Goop.
The Global Retailing Conference convened in Tucson, Ariz., last month to discuss the future of retail. Most merchants agree: technology is the future and it’s here now.
Macy's Parade & Entertainment Group has appointed Nickelodeon character SpongeBob SquarePants as its 2014 Holiday Ambassador.
Calvin Klein and apparel e-commerce site MyTheresa.com, are launching a special edition women’s capsule featuring classic styles from the 1990s.
The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College, released its annual list of top-selling universities and manufacturers.
Platinum Films has teamed up with Vue Entertainment to premiere the new season of “Matt Hatter Chronicles" at 81 Vue movie theaters across the U.K. this month.
For the second year, Walmart has turned to the real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season's top 20 toys.
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi has released a new craft line of knitting yarns exclusively at North American arts and crafts store Michaels.
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