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.
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.
Crayola has teamed with Bloomingdale’s for the new I Am Color campaign that includes fashion collaborations, window displays and in-store events.
Feld Motor Sports and Strottman international have once again partnered with home improvement retailer Lowe’s to bring back Monster Jam-themed Build and Grow Clinics.
Retailer Stein Mart will open 11 new stores this year as part of its growth plan that began in 2014.
Jelly Jam Entertainment has partnered with Kids Preferred for the new Moodsters line of toys and books designed to teach young children about feelings.
Lauren Conrad has unveiled an exclusive Cinderella-themed collection at Kohl’s for her eponymous fashion line, LC Lauren Conrad, based on the upcoming Disney film.
Supermodel Coco Rocha will debut her first-ever apparel line inspired by Disney's upcoming film Cinderella, on the e-commerce and home shopping retailer HSN.
Following Richard Broadbent’s decision to step down as chairman of Tesco, retail veteran John Allan has been appointed to the role, effective March 1.
Colette in Paris, France, will be the first retail partner to launch Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products' new fashion collection, SpongeBob by Beatrix Ong.
The fashion industry's leading trade show MAGIC has created a new retail education portal called MAGIC University.
Her Universe and Hot Topic are teaming to host a "geek couture" fashion show and design competition at Comic-Con.
RadioShack has opened another custom concept store in Boston, Mass., near the site of the company's first retail location, which opened in 1921.
Early-career photos of Muhammad Ali are now available from USA Today Sports in conjunction with the launch of the USA Today Sports e-store.
Marvel and Tesco have partnered on a fully integrated retail campaign in the U.K. for the box office hit The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
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.
Calvin Klein and apparel e-commerce site MyTheresa.com, are launching a special edition women’s capsule featuring classic styles from the 1990s.
Sears Holdings has appointed former Tesco executive Alasdair James as president and chief member officer of Kmart.
Some families have only scratched the surface of their back-to-school shopping lists as of mid-August, according to the National Retail Federation.
Toys 'R' Us has appointed a number of new executives to key leadership roles, as the company continues to position its business for long-term profitable growth.
U.S. retailer Mattress Firm is collaborating with Disney to promote the upcoming film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
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