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.
Playboy has joined forces with Blitzway to create a limited edition collection of art figurines that highlight the brand's history of bringing together art and pop culture.
The licensing division of Colonial Williamsburg has signed a new deal with York Wallcoverings for a line of wallpaper based on its archives.
Feld Entertainment, producers of "Marvel Universe Live!," has partnered with Unifi and the Boys and Girls Club of America to teach youth about recycling.
Mark Feldstein & Associates has introduced a series of LED nightlights featuring artist Thomas Kinkade’s Disney Dreams collection.
Iconic New York City social club Max’s Kansas City has appointed the Artist Legacy Group as its global licensing representative.
The Natural Sapphire Company of New York has sent the royals a special gift to celebrate their birth of the new princess.
Reality TV star and "Fashion Police" co-host Giuliana Rancic is adding a new Moscato to her wine brand, Xo, G, which first launched at Walmart in fall 2014.
Licensing Expo will feature 150 new exhibitors at this year's show including A&E, the MLB Players Association, Nintendo, YouTube, the Royal Ballet and more.
Disney Stores across the U.S. are celebrating Star Wars Day (May the 4th) today with in-store events and exclusive merchandise.
Delta Air Lines has tapped fashion designer Zac Posen to bring his creations to a different kind of runway via new flight attendant uniforms.
Pretty Ugly, owner of the Uglydoll brand, has appointed LID-Group to serve as their licensing agent in Brazil.
National Geographic has launched a range of pet products featuring hundreds of items for freshwater fish, reptiles and small pets at PetSmart.
Sports lifestyle brand Extreme has launched its new range of drinks from licensee Vimto at 600 Tesco stores across the U.K.
Rubie’s Costume Company has introduced costumes inspired by Sony Pictures Entertainment’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Spin Master will roll out its line of Paw Patrol toys inspired by the Nickelodeon preschool series exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us in the U.S. Sunday.
Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled details of the upcoming new attraction Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.
SmileyWorld has partnered with Deutsche Post DHL for branded Packset packing boxes featuring the smiley face embedded into the German flag.
DreamWorks Animation has signed a new agreement with clothing specialist Poeticgem to develop an apparel range based on its stable of brands.
Consumer Product Connection has secured two new licensees for the virtual pet app “Pou.”
Art studio HLL Design has teamed with Evy of California to develop a line of plush hoodies featuring the Hoodsbee brand.
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