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.
Marvel Entertainment has partnered with Five Four for a series of menswear capsule collections inspired by the studio’s catalog of superheroes.
The stars of the HGTV series "Property Brothers," twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott, are heading to QVC with a new line of backyard décor.
The Walt Disney Company and Swarovski have launched "Cinderella: The Exhibition" in London, showcasing costumes and props from the new movie, Cinderella.
Fashion designer Kenneth Cole has paired with the Geneva Watch Group for a new line of smartwatches that will hit stores in April.
McDonald's is promoting Zodiak Kids’ children’s series “LoliRock” in France this month with a new Happy Meal offering.
Perry Ellis International has sold the C&C California brand to ACH C&C, a newly created venture organized by members of ACI Licensing.
The Trump Organization has launched a new fragrance collection for men exclusively at Macy's in the U.S., in partnership with licensee Parlux Fragrances.
East London cycling shop Brick Lane Bikes has teamed with Italian cycling apparel brand Pella Sportswear for a co-branded clothing range.
Artist and jewelry designer Steve Soffa has crafted a new line to celebrate the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally's 75th anniversary.
Elmer's Products has teamed with the non-stick coating brand LiquiGlide to develop a range of new adhesive products.
OobEdoO, a new digital subscription-video-on-demand service for preschool children has received new funding from Finance Wales and a Xénos business angel.
The National Basketball Association and Brazil’s Liga Nacional de Basquete are teaming up in a multi-year partnership to grow basketball in Brazil.
The Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington, England, has announced a series of new licensing partnerships for products ranging from stationery to textiles.
Brand development and licensing agency Carmella Johns Unlimited has appointed Segal Licensing to represent the lifestyle brand Ragnar in Canada.
Harley-Davidson is partnering with Cobra Electronics for a special, limited edition Harley-Davidson-branded CB radio.
Playboy is growing its brand in Mexico with the addition of a new shoe boutique, Playboy Estd 1953, in Leon.
PVH Corp. and Gazal are expanding the scope of their Australian joint venture with the addition of the Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen and Nancy Ganz businesses in the region.
A host of new Energizer and Eveready licensed products are on display this week at CES in Las Vegas, Nev., including flash drives and mobile chargers.
The Eastman Kodak Company and its licensee Sakar International previewed a range of new products at CES this week in Las Vegas, Nev.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has signed a string of new licensing deals for the classic Danger Mouse brand, based on the original TV series.
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