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.
Bandai Namco Games U.K. has announced that the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2” video game will be available in October in the U.K.
Cartamundi’s line of card games based on many of Hasbro’s entertainment brands is now available for company promotions.
NFL Players Inc. has selected Run Games’ mobile game “Football Heroes: Pro Edition” as the winner of its Mobile Madness Challenge.
Bandai America and Sync Beatz Entertainment have partnered with Evy of California for a line of augmented reality apparel featuring Tamagotchi.
Teva, a division of Deckers Outdoor, has tapped BBC international to license its children's wholesale business in the U.S.
ITV is developing a 360-degree promotional and licensing program to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Thunderbirds” in 2015.
This Father’s Day, Marvel and Star Wars are celebrating fan men around the globe with designs created just for dad.
American-style baking brand The Hummingbird Bakery is kicking off its licensing program with giftwares from Scoop Designs.
Cupcake Digital and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are bringing the Rio film franchise to soccer fans with the new “Rio 2 Sky Soccer” app.
Andersen Press London has appointed Brentwood Licensing to continue the growth of their flagship Elmer the Patchwork Elephant character.
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