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.
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi has released a new craft line of knitting yarns exclusively at North American arts and crafts store Michaels.
Amazon has unveiled its 2014 Holiday Toy List, a curated list of the hottest new products for kids.
Alita's Brand Bar has negotiated a deal to bring the art of Ali Sabet to online art print e-commerce store ICanvas Art.
Australian retailer Woolworths has taken to the exclusive rights to the Australian technology solutions brand Hills.
Target has unveiled its latest design partnership for spring with resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer.
Uniqlo will open two stores in Toronto, Canada, in the fall of 2016, marking the global apparel retailer’s first entry into the country and its 18th market overall.
Actress Eva Mendes, in partnership with Maesa, will launch the new color cosmetics brand Circa exclusively at Walgreens later this month.
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.
Hot Topic is planning a limited edition collection of apparel inspired by Disney’s upcoming feature film Maleficent, in theaters on May 30.
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