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.
General Mills has tapped Nifty Home Products to create a line of Betty Crocker-branded bakeware and cookware accessories that will debut at retail later this year.
Media company Meredith will launch its new line of Allrecipes cookware, bakeware and kitchen gadgets at the International Home and Housewares show.
Three top executives from the licensing sector will host a Licensing 101 seminar Saturday at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Kate Spade & Company is expanding its presence in the home category with four new licensing partnerships for the Kate Spade New York brand.
Allsop will debut its new line of Gaiam-branded lunch coolers and sports accessories this weekend at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Rosanna Pansino, host of the online baking show "Nerdy Nummies," has partnered with Wilton Enterprises for a series of new YouTube tutorials.
Hampton Forge has teamed with chef Maria Loi for a collection of flatware, cutlery and cookware that will launch at the Home and Housewares Show this weekend.
Biaggi will unveil the new, innovative ZipSak by Lori Greiner at the International Home and Housewares show this weekend in Chicago, Ill.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products unveiled its long-term consumer products strategy and key partnerships at its Australian upfront event Wednesday.
Fox Consumer Products and FXX are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first appearance of the Kwik-E-Mart on "The Simpsons" with a number of brand activations.
Italian art brand The Gkrs has added two new partners.
Fashion apparel brand Hampshire Group has partnered with the hiking and climbing brand Gramicci to develop men’s and women’s apparel.
Trading card company Upper Deck will introduce villains into the fourth series of its Marvel deck building game named Villains.
Mo’s Nose, the children’s book series by Margaret Hyde, is looking to extend its brand into new products.
Rubie’s Costume Company is planning a line of costumes based on Marvel Studio’s upcoming film Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
Internet media company Kabam has released its free-to-play game “Fast & Furious 6: The Game” on Facebook, under an agreement with Universal Partnerships & Licensing.
American Greetings Properties has inked a deal with Lion Forge Comics for new children’s titles based on Care Bears, Madball and “Packages from Planet X.”
U.K. company Coolabi Group has secured six new licensees for CBeebies' long-running animation series, “Clangers.”
The producers of “Thunderbirds are Go” have released an exclusive image from the production of the brand-new series “Tracy Island.”
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