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.
Sanrio is expanding its Major League Baseball-themed Hello Kitty collection for the 2014 baseball season to highlight all 30 MLB teams.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has signed a new deal with C&M Licensing to develop a range of apparel featuring the ’70s disco band the Village People.
Platinum Films has struck a three-season deal for “Matt Hatter Chronicles” with Cartoon Network in Asia.
Celebrity interior designer Jennifer Adams has reached a multi-year agreement with the MT Company for a furniture collection.
Space Enterprises has teamed up DIC 2 in Italy to develop a licensing program for its preschool series “The Hive.”
Concept One is developing a line of accessories featuring the mobile game “Flappy Bird."
Prava I Prevodi has taken the TV and home entertainment rights for Planeta Junior and Nottingham Forest’s kids series “Sendokai Champions.”
Maker Studios’ co-founder and former CEO Danny Zappin has asked a judge to delay a Tuesday vote on the sale of the YouTube network to Disney.
McFarlane Toys has launched a new line of Rabbids Invasion toys at Walmart and Toys ‘R’ Us stores across the U.S., just in time for Easter.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and 3DBA are helping to cool down a resort in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an Ice Age-themed attraction.
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