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.
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.
Zalemark is bringing the Crayola brand from children to adults with a new fine jewelry collection inspired by the iconic crayons.
Global fitness brand Zumba is heading to the high seas in the new Zumba Cruise from Royal Caribbean.
The PGA of America and Bon Appétit are teaming up for a program that will offer golf tips from top PGA professionals alongside cooking inspiration from chefs.
Vandor is planning a vast new array of products that will feature Disney and Disney Junior brands including Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
SCE Group has tapped the licensing and marketing firm Idea Patch to launch a full-scale lifestyle brand inspired by the New York adult nightclub Sin City Cabaret.
Artist Robin Zingone has partnered with Custom Personalization Solutions and the retailer PersonalizedPlanet.com to create a line of personalized products.
RMS International has picked up Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants brand for a range of toys and craft items in the U.K. and Ireland.
Gwyneth Paltrow announced on Instagram Friday the opening of a retail location in Los Angeles for her lifestyle brand Goop.
The National Basketball Association and sports and fashion retailer Jabong have launched the first official NBA online store in India–NBAStore.in.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is teaming with MAC Cosmetics to create a limited edition color collection inspired by Marge Simpson.
Calvin Klein, a subsidiary of PVH Corp., has tapped American Designer Fashion, to distribute and operate retail stores for several of its brands.
Larry, Moe and Curly have teamed up with Major League Baseball stars in a new baseball promo for Fox Sports 1.
Pink Chillies has joined forces with Fashion U.K. to create a range of clothing and apparel for the elephant-based character brand.
Fans of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” chose the next brew in Brewery Ommegang’s line of beers for the series.
Zodiak Kids and game developer Cupcake Digital have released a new Tickety Toc app based on the preschool series.
Apparel wholesaler Mad Engine has acquired the Toronto, Canada-based sourcing company Xtreme Worldwide.
Netflix plans to significantly expand in Europe later this year with launches scheduled for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
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