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.
John Lewis is now featuring the Wish You Were Here product range from artist Tina Crawford.
Silvergate Media has partnered with stationery retailer Paperchase for a new range of products based on the classic Peter Rabbit illustrations.
Under Armour has opened the doors of its newest specialty retail location in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City.
Chinese brands are expanding internationally at a rapidly growing pace, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters CompuMark.
Guru Studio’s Justin Time is growing around the globe with a dedicated store launching on CafePress and a new agent in Turkey.
Authentic Brands Group has signed a long-term franchise partnership with ImagineX Group for its Juicy Couture brand in China.
Social media celebrity Bethany Mota is launching a new beauty partnership with her debut signature fragrance with retail chain Aeropostale.
Toys 'R' Us has released its 20th edition of the Toys 'R' Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids.
Disney Consumer Products and Marvel have launched an annual national campaign aimed at taking the Marvel brand to new heights–Marvel Super Hero September.
Toys 'R' Us and jewelry retailer Claire's are teaming up in a global partnership to launch Claire's in-store shops in TRU locations around the world.
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