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.
Mart Agency has released a new cookbook for moms and kids featuring the Turkish cartoon characters Limon and Oli.
BBC has bought a second season of the Silvergate Media’s animated preschool series “Peter Rabbit.”
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled a wicked new collection of products based on the upcoming Walt Disney Studios film Maleficent.
Peanuts Worldwide has partnered with social game developer Beeline Interactive for the "Snoopy's Sugar Drop" app.
Mask-arade has unveiled a new line of WWE facemasks featuring well-known personalities of the professional wrestling league.
Italian lifestyle brand Lumberjack has appointed Turkish licensing agency Sinerji to represent its brand worldwide.
Nickelodeon has announced the nominees and categories for the inaugural Kids' Choice Sports awards show.
Scholastic Media’s TV series “Goosebumps” is now available on iTunes in Canada, the U.K. and Australia for the first time.
Brands with Influence has been appointed to create a licensing program for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Licensing agency The Brand Liaison has launched a new art licensing division in collaboration with Creatif Licensing.
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