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.
Anderson Entertainment has signed a licensing agreement with ITV to produce a range of limited edition collectibles over the next three years.
Perry Ellis International has teamed with Cellairis to design mobile accessories, including phone and tablet cases under the Laundry by Shelli Segal brand.
Toys 'R' Us lifted the curtain on its plans for the 2014 holiday season during a preview event at its showcase Time's Square store in New York City Wednesday.
LA streetwear label Joyrich has launched its first collaboration with lifestyle brand Playboy.
1,400 retailers, licensees, licensors and suppliers gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London Tuesday for The Licensing Awards.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
U.S. retailer Mattress Firm is collaborating with Disney to promote the upcoming film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Licensed clothing specialist Poeticgem is set to develop a new adult nightwear and underwear range based on The Snowman and The Snowdog brand.
SeaWorld Kids has launched a collection of three mobile games designed to engage the imaginations of preschool- and elementary-aged children.
Sainsbury’s has inked an exclusive three-year partnership with Centum Books to develop a range of books aimed at children from birth to 7-years-old.
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