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.
Meredith Corp.'s publishing and lifestyle brand Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with Lakeside Development Company to build the Innovation Home.
Walls Outdoor Goods will include DuPont Kevlar materials in its new line of outdoor workwear designed for durability in demanding conditions.
The National Geographic Society and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, have launched the National Geographic Visa card.
Overstock.com is collaborating with recording artist and reality TV star Bret Michaels for a curated e-store and branded products.
Hatfield & McCoy Family brand whiskey has launched in new markets after receiving a silver metal from the Beverage Testing Institute.
CJ Products is creating an exclusive line of plush products featuring characters from Hasbro's TV series "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic."
Licensing agency Brandberry has launched the new social expressions brand Beary Sweet with an innovative promotional campaign.
Swimming equipment manufacturer Aqua Sphere and Olympian Michael Phelps are launching the MP brand of competitive swim gear.
The Joester Loria Group has brokered a deal to bring The World of Eric Carle to a line of 365 Everyday Value juices at Whole Foods Markets across the U.S.
Canadian broadcaster Corus Entertainment has signed a long-term agreement with the Disney/ABC Television Group to launch the Disney Channel in Canada.
Dynamite Entertainment has partnered with Ubisoft for a comic book series based on the “Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell” video game franchise.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises has teamed with Sunwing Vacations to send some of its characters to resorts in the Caribbean and Central America.
Three licensing executives conquered the London Marathon and raised more than £6,700 for The Light Fund.
Veteran illustrator Phil Marden has signed a number of new deals for his humorous conceptual illustrations.
Snap Creative has brought on Brant Bridges to serve as senior vice president of business development.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment have unveiled more Mother’s Day product inspired by super heroine Wonder Woman.
Iron Gut Publishing has signed on to create a range of limited edition artwork for the iconic French baby teething toy Sophie la Girafe.
The Smithsonian has teamed up with The Great Courses to develop and produce educational seminars inspired by the group of museums.
T-shirt manufacturer and licensee Junk Food Clothing has opened its flagship store in Venice, Calif.
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