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.
English brand Laura Ashley has partnered with Best Accessory Group to develop a toiletry collection.
Jihee Nam has been named vice president and general manager for Nickelodeon Networks Australia and New Zealand.
Canadian lifestyle brand Roots has re-teamed with writer and visual artist Douglas Coupland for a capsule collection.
Friendly Family Productions has appointed Knockout Licensing to represent the Little House on the Prairie brand in the U.S. and Canada.
Beth Franklin has joined Jewel Branding & Licensing as director of licensing.
A new Strawberry Shortcake promotion has launched at 4,000 KFC locations across mainland China.
“Tetris” celebrated its 30th anniversary Friday with plans for new products and experiences to kick off the next 30 years.
CBS Consumer Products has signed a raft of international deals across several categories for some of its most popular properties.
The CW Network has teamed up with Litton Entertainment for a new five-hour Saturday morning programming block called One Magnificent Morning.
Brand Licensing Europe is looking to build on the success of last year’s showwith new brands and by adding to its roster of unique show features.
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