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.
Sears Holdings has introduced a summer 2014 women's collection from musician and “The Voice” co-host Adam Levine.
Kohl’s Department Stores is offering exclusive merchandise from the new animated feature Rio 2 through the Kohl’s Cares merchandise program.
T-shirt manufacturer and licensee Junk Food Clothing has opened its flagship store in Venice, Calif.
Sanrio is kicking off a year of festivities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of pop icon Hello Kitty.
Hearst Brand Development has launched Seventeen magazine's first-ever apparel and accessories collection exclusively at Sears.
Disney Consumer Products reported a strong third quarter with revenue up 16 percent to $902 million and operating income up 25 percent to $273 million.
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.
Lionsgate has teamed up Sony DADC's relentlessGENERATOR to launch an official e-commerce destination for the Netflix series, "Orange is the New Black."
Activision Publishing's “Skylanders Trap Team" has officially launched at major retailers across the U.S.
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