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.
U.K. licensing executives Anthony Temple (Rainbow Designs), Alicia Davenport (DRi) and Stephen Gould (CPLG) have organized a Miffy & Friends Charity Cycling Challenge.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
CPLG, licensing agent for the Rugby Football Union, has signed a raft of new licensees for products that will arrive at British retailers in 2015.
England's Rugby Football Union has teamed up with Wattbike for a range of branded exercise bikes and floor mats.
DHX Brands, which was created in June 2013, offers the world’s third largest portfolio of children’s brands.
Brazilian preschool brand Galinha Pintadinha established itself as a permanent presence in the Hispanic market last month at Licensing Expo.
In the run up to Miffy’s 60th anniversary in 2015, Mercis has signed new apparel partnerships for the character in Italy and Israel.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has appointed two new agents for its film and TV properties in Italy, France, Australia and New Zealand.
Cherokee has appointed Copyright Promotions Licensing Group to represent Cherokee Global Brands in its European markets.
TF1 has renewed Tele Images’ animated series “The Ranch” for a second season, and, in conjunction, is planning a comprehensive licensing program.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
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