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.
Crayola has teamed with Bloomingdale’s for the new I Am Color campaign that includes fashion collaborations, window displays and in-store events.
Disney Consumer Products is celebrating one of the studio's most iconic characters with a massive assortment of products inspired by the upcoming film Cinderella.
DHX Brands has appointed Haven as the licensing agent for the all-new "Teletubbies" program in Australia and New Zealand.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has teamed with Xbox to bring the Fast & Furious film franchise to the video game "Forza Horizon 2."
Feld Motor Sports and Strottman international have once again partnered with home improvement retailer Lowe’s to bring back Monster Jam-themed Build and Grow Clinics.
Turner Classic Movies has partnered with Euro Ceramica to launch a tabletop collection inspired by the film An American in Paris.
Mobile publisher Behaviour Interactive has released a new puzzle game based on DreamWorks Animation's upcoming film Home.
Ravensburger has unveiled an expansive new collection of licensed puzzles featuring a cast of Disney Junior, Disney and Disney/Pixar characters.
All American Licensing & Management Group has tapped Bow Wow Pets to develop a line of pet products featuring the Dog for Dog charity.
Retailer Stein Mart will open 11 new stores this year as part of its growth plan that began in 2014.
Scholastic Media is looking to build its newest animated series, “Astroblast!” through licensing.
Fab NY, a leading fashion accessories licensee, has entered a licensing partnership with MadPax, the creators of the 3D spike backpack.
Plush toys and gifts manufacturer Kids Preferred will debut the new Animalia collection of Buildex wooden toys.
Atlantyca Entertainment has sold seasons one and two of its animated series “Geronimo Stilton” in Australia and New Zealand to Network 10.
Cosgrove Hall Fitzpatrick Entertainment has partnered with the U.K. children’s website iChild to promote its preschool cartoon series “Pip Ahoy!.”
DeNA and Hasbro have launched the official mobile game for the feature film Transformers: Age of Extinction, which arrived in theaters Friday.
As fans across the U.K. and Ireland head to theaters to see Mrs. Brown’s Boys–D’Movie, Rocket Licensing has added a new licensee for the brand in home textiles.
Atlantyca Entertainment has teamed with Millennium Entertainment International of Singapore to produce live shows based on the Geronimo Stilton brand in Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Mind Candy has launched the new app “PopJam” in the U.K., which is designed to be a creative community for kids ages 7 to 12.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has appointed Christopher Keenan as its new vice president of creative and executive producer.
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