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.
Playboy has joined forces with Blitzway to create a limited edition collection of art figurines that highlight the brand's history of bringing together art and pop culture.
The licensing division of Colonial Williamsburg has signed a new deal with York Wallcoverings for a line of wallpaper based on its archives.
Feld Entertainment, producers of "Marvel Universe Live!," has partnered with Unifi and the Boys and Girls Club of America to teach youth about recycling.
Mark Feldstein & Associates has introduced a series of LED nightlights featuring artist Thomas Kinkade’s Disney Dreams collection.
Iconic New York City social club Max’s Kansas City has appointed the Artist Legacy Group as its global licensing representative.
The Natural Sapphire Company of New York has sent the royals a special gift to celebrate their birth of the new princess.
Reality TV star and "Fashion Police" co-host Giuliana Rancic is adding a new Moscato to her wine brand, Xo, G, which first launched at Walmart in fall 2014.
Licensing Expo will feature 150 new exhibitors at this year's show including A&E, the MLB Players Association, Nintendo, YouTube, the Royal Ballet and more.
Disney Stores across the U.S. are celebrating Star Wars Day (May the 4th) today with in-store events and exclusive merchandise.
Delta Air Lines has tapped fashion designer Zac Posen to bring his creations to a different kind of runway via new flight attendant uniforms.
Penguin Children’s will introduce an augmented reality element in the newest title of its Skylanders licensing program.
FremantleMedia North America has formed its own original digital content studio, Tiny Riot!.
Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, is planning a slew of home entertainment releases for the “Transformers."
Lifestyle brand Neff has launched a new collaboration with rapper Wiz Khalifa and his record label Taylor Gang Ent.
Gameloft has unveiled its slate of upcoming games at E3 this week in Los Angeles, Calif.
Character World has signed a new deal with Lisle International to create licensed bedroom textiles for the mobile gaming phenomenon, Flappy Bird.
C3 Entertainment has partnered with 4 Corner Fingerboards for a range of The Three Stooges collectible fingerboards that will debut later this month.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has assembled a robust roster of Licensing University sessions for this year’s Licensing Expo.
King Features Syndicate is showcasing its new client, the digital brand Theo & Beau, at Licensing Expo this week in Las Vegas, Nev.
Design brand Rinekwall is the winner of the first-ever One to Watch contest for new Licensing Expo exhibitors.
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