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.
Retailer Meijer has teamed with lawn care and garden brand Scotts-MiracleGro to create a Garden Marketplace inside 27 of its stores across the Midwest.
Hockey icon Wayne Gretzky has teamed with Sears Canada to launch a casual menswear brand under his name.
Cherokee Global Brands has teamed with Sears Canada to bring the Liz Lange maternity and sportswear brand to Canada.
The first-ever flagship Nickelodeon Store will open to the public in London’s Leicester Square May 30 with a large array of exclusive products.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Staples have signed a new, multi-year direct-to-retail deal for Martha Stewart Home Office products.
Macy’s has joined forces with supermodel and "Project Runway" host Heidi Klum for a collection of contemporary intimate apparel.
Her Universe and Disney Consumer Products have created a new women's fashion line to celebrate the release of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Kohl's Department Stores is collaborating with designer Thakoon Panichgul for the seventh installment of its DesigNation apparel series.
Actress and fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker has teamed up with Zappos Couture to develop an exclusive footwear line.
Overstock.com is collaborating with recording artist and reality TV star Bret Michaels for a curated e-store and branded products.
Cherokee Global Brands has entered into a new agreement with U.K. retailer Argos to launch Cherokee lifestyle products in its stores and online.
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Authentic Brands Group is bringing the Prince tennis brand to a new line of performance apparel exclusively at retailer Sports Authority in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
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.
The Joester Loria Group has brokered a deal to bring The World of Eric Carle to a line of 365 Everyday Value juices at Whole Foods Markets across the U.S.
The National Basketball Association and sports and fashion retailer Jabong have launched the first official NBA online store in India–NBAStore.in.
Target is partnering with women’s fashion brand Altuzarra for its latest limited edition collection of apparel and accessories.
Authentic Brands Group is strengthening the Juicy Couture brand with new concept stores in the U.S., an expanded product line and updated e-commerce site.
Discovery Consumer Products has launched a dedicated e-commerce shop for the mystery and suspense network Investigation Discovery–ShopIDStore.com.
Mars Retail Group has opened its first M&M’S World store in Asia.
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