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.
DRi’s Pets Rock design brand is ready for the New Year, with a number of product launches planned for 2015.
CBeebies’ has commissioned a third season (20 x 22) of FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment's preschool action-adventure series, "Tree Fu Tom."
Holiday shoppers took advantage of deep discounting and early sales causing a lift in retail spending in November.
Marley Coffee, the Bob Marley branded coffee brand created under license from 56 Hope Road, has partnered to distribute its coffees in Colombia and Mexico.
Discovery Consumer Products has partnered with Cartamundi for a new range of card games based on the Animal Planet TV series “Too Cute.”
The University of California, Davis has partnered with alumni-owned business City Bicycle Company to create a branded bicycle.
Game developer Atari is planning a mobile fitness app that incorporates its classic video games such as "Pong" and "Centipede" into exercise routines.
After 11 years on top, Disney's Frozen has beat out Barbie as the top girls' toy brand this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.
The work of British artist Norman Thelwel is now available on a number of customizable products from Spreadshirt.
Polaroid unveiled the new Polaroid iZone smartphone camera at the International Consumer Electronics Show, taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nev.
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