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.
General Mills has tapped Nifty Home Products to create a line of Betty Crocker-branded bakeware and cookware accessories that will debut at retail later this year.
Media company Meredith will launch its new line of Allrecipes cookware, bakeware and kitchen gadgets at the International Home and Housewares show.
Three top executives from the licensing sector will host a Licensing 101 seminar Saturday at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Kate Spade & Company is expanding its presence in the home category with four new licensing partnerships for the Kate Spade New York brand.
Allsop will debut its new line of Gaiam-branded lunch coolers and sports accessories this weekend at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Rosanna Pansino, host of the online baking show "Nerdy Nummies," has partnered with Wilton Enterprises for a series of new YouTube tutorials.
Hampton Forge has teamed with chef Maria Loi for a collection of flatware, cutlery and cookware that will launch at the Home and Housewares Show this weekend.
Biaggi will unveil the new, innovative ZipSak by Lori Greiner at the International Home and Housewares show this weekend in Chicago, Ill.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products unveiled its long-term consumer products strategy and key partnerships at its Australian upfront event Wednesday.
Fox Consumer Products and FXX are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first appearance of the Kwik-E-Mart on "The Simpsons" with a number of brand activations.
Scooby-Doo is joining forces with the North Shore Animal League America’s Tour for an animal adoption tour across the U.S.
Bulls Licensing, worldwide agent for the Moomins heritage brand, has appointed The Agency to represent the property in France and Benelux.
German shoe retailer Deichmann is promoting Leomil’s collection of Mia and me girls’ shoes this spring.
Zodiak Kids has appointed FranceTV Distribution to manage the licensing of its new animated series “Lolirock” in France and French-speaking territories.
Warner Bros. Records has promoted Lori Feldman to executive vice president, brand partnerships and creative synch licensing.
Jakks Pacific has released the first product in its line of toys inspired by the upcoming feature film Godzilla.
Beanstalk is expanding its territorial reach through a new strategic partnership with Indian brand licensing agency The Wild East Group.
Spin Master has filed civil lawsuits against two Chinese manufacturers to stop the manufacture of counterfeit Flutterbye Flying Fairies.
The Walt Disney Company has tapped ABC News president Ben Sherwood to fill Anne Sweeney's shoes at Disney/ABC Television Group.
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