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.
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.
MGA Entertainment has partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop to offer a range of customizable Lalaloopsy dolls in honor of the brand's fifth anniversary.
AMC has tapped Sony DADC to launch and manage a new e-commerce site for "The Walking Dead" zombie drama.
Airport retailer Paradies has signed an exclusive license agreement to open and operate the first-ever Forbes newsstands in airports in North America.
The Juicy Couture brand is expanding its retail presence in Europe with plans to add standalone locations and shop-in-shops.
Gwyneth Paltrow announced on Instagram Friday the opening of a retail location in Los Angeles for her lifestyle brand Goop.
Babies ‘R’ Us and Disney’s Disney Baby brand are partnering to bring combined offerings of products and services to new and expecting parents.
The World of Eric Carle is headed to specialty retailer Gymboree on a line of apparel and accessories for children.
Hollister and “Pretty Little Liars” star Lucy Hale will release a limited-edition capsule collection on August 8.
Target Australia will launch a kitchen range by celebrity chef Curtis Stone on Sept. 25.
Those Licensing People has been appointed as the master licensing agent for fashion brand and retail group Bolongaro Trevor.
Toys 'R' Us has unveiled its 2014 Holiday Hot Toy List, featured 36 items selected by play experts as the toys that will be most in-demand this season.
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