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.
Meredith Corp.'s publishing and lifestyle brand Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with Lakeside Development Company to build the Innovation Home.
Walls Outdoor Goods will include DuPont Kevlar materials in its new line of outdoor workwear designed for durability in demanding conditions.
The National Geographic Society and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, have launched the National Geographic Visa card.
Overstock.com is collaborating with recording artist and reality TV star Bret Michaels for a curated e-store and branded products.
Hatfield & McCoy Family brand whiskey has launched in new markets after receiving a silver metal from the Beverage Testing Institute.
CJ Products is creating an exclusive line of plush products featuring characters from Hasbro's TV series "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic."
Licensing agency Brandberry has launched the new social expressions brand Beary Sweet with an innovative promotional campaign.
Swimming equipment manufacturer Aqua Sphere and Olympian Michael Phelps are launching the MP brand of competitive swim gear.
The Joester Loria Group has brokered a deal to bring The World of Eric Carle to a line of 365 Everyday Value juices at Whole Foods Markets across the U.S.
Canadian broadcaster Corus Entertainment has signed a long-term agreement with the Disney/ABC Television Group to launch the Disney Channel in Canada.
Discovery Consumer Products has partnered with Cartamundi for a new range of card games based on the Animal Planet TV series “Too Cute.”
The University of California, Davis has partnered with alumni-owned business City Bicycle Company to create a branded bicycle.
Game developer Atari is planning a mobile fitness app that incorporates its classic video games such as "Pong" and "Centipede" into exercise routines.
After 11 years on top, Disney's Frozen has beat out Barbie as the top girls' toy brand this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.
The work of British artist Norman Thelwel is now available on a number of customizable products from Spreadshirt.
Polaroid unveiled the new Polaroid iZone smartphone camera at the International Consumer Electronics Show, taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nev.
Nemesis Now will unveil its new line of Terminator products in February in advance of the new film in the franchise, Terminator Genisys, which will hit theaters July 1.
The Las Vegas, Nev., casino and resort Mandalay Bay has teamed with PakLab to launch a line of branded suncare products, called Bay Soleil.
Big Tent Entertainment and NFL Players Inc., the marketing and licensing arm of the NFL Players Association, have added two new licensees to their Domo co-brand.
Studio 100 International has promoted Christophe Drevet from consumer products director France to international consumer products director.
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