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.
Marvel Entertainment has partnered with Five Four for a series of menswear capsule collections inspired by the studio’s catalog of superheroes.
The stars of the HGTV series "Property Brothers," twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott, are heading to QVC with a new line of backyard décor.
The Walt Disney Company and Swarovski have launched "Cinderella: The Exhibition" in London, showcasing costumes and props from the new movie, Cinderella.
Fashion designer Kenneth Cole has paired with the Geneva Watch Group for a new line of smartwatches that will hit stores in April.
McDonald's is promoting Zodiak Kids’ children’s series “LoliRock” in France this month with a new Happy Meal offering.
Perry Ellis International has sold the C&C California brand to ACH C&C, a newly created venture organized by members of ACI Licensing.
The Trump Organization has launched a new fragrance collection for men exclusively at Macy's in the U.S., in partnership with licensee Parlux Fragrances.
East London cycling shop Brick Lane Bikes has teamed with Italian cycling apparel brand Pella Sportswear for a co-branded clothing range.
Artist and jewelry designer Steve Soffa has crafted a new line to celebrate the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally's 75th anniversary.
Elmer's Products has teamed with the non-stick coating brand LiquiGlide to develop a range of new adhesive products.
The U.K. Licensing Awards 2015, which are sponsored this year by Brand Licensing Europe, are now officially open for entries.
Tech 4 Kids has partnered with Irwin Toy to develop the 3D Creation Maker, a kid-friendly 3D printer that it will showcase this weekend at New York Toy Fair.
Mega Brands, a member of the Mattel family, has announced a host of new partnerships for its Mega Bloks construction portfolio.
Tomy will unveil a new toy line inspired by Disney Junior’s new, intergalactic TV series "Miles from Tomorrowland" this weekend at New York Toy Fair.
UBM Advanstar, the producer of the MAGIC, has entered into a strategic alliance with the Eurovet/CurveExpo to create a jointly owned new swimwear and lingerie show.
Titan Merchandise has unveiled "Sherlock" Titans: The Baker Street Collection, a line of vinyl figures inspired by the BBC One series.
Country music star, Food Network host and cookbook author Trisha Yearwood has partnered with Klaussner Home Furnishings for her first home collection.
British lifestyle brand Laura Ashley has partnered with rug manufacturer Creative Home Ideas to launch a line of decorative rugs and mats.
In partnership with a number of global producers including DHX Media and FremantleMedia, Netflix is adding five new animated and live-action kids' series.
Ravensburger has unveiled an expansive new collection of licensed puzzles featuring a cast of Disney Junior, Disney and Disney/Pixar characters.
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