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.
The Charlotte Hornets and the Los Angeles Clippers will take part in the National Basketball Association's NBA Global Games China event this October.
Disney Junior has picked up the Turkish production “Limon and Oli” for 111 different markets across Poland, South Africa, Greece, Romania, the Middle East and CEE.
PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of sales for, "Super 4," the animated series inspired by the Playmobil brand.
LMCA is bringing the Westinghouse Electric Corp. brand to another new category– home water purification.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has appointed Dream Theatre as its new licensing agent in India.
Nintendo has entered into a strategic partnership with mobile game developer DeNA for game apps based on its IP and to launch a new multi-device gaming service.
Mercis is collaborating with retailer Uniqlo for a kidswear collection featuring Dick Bruna's Miffy, as the storybook character celebrates her 60th anniversary this year.
Outfit7 has signed five new licensing deals in territories around the world for its suite of mobile properties, Talking Tom and Friends.
The Walt Disney Company Japan will put on a D23 Expo in Japan this year, created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club.
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50 percent of its joint venture Iconix China from partner Novel Fashion Brands Limited for $56.4 million.
DreamWorks Classics has secured a range of new sales across Europe, The Middle East and Asia for the children’s series, “The Owl & Co.”
The first National Basketball Association Cafe officially opened Friday in Manila, the Philippines.
JJ&C is planning a new range of National Geographic-branded luggage in a worldwide deal brokered by IMG Licensing.
Cartoon Network has announced a series of recent successes and upcoming initiatives for its "Adventure Time!" animated series across the globe.
Cartoon Network Amazone, the first CN-themed waterpark located in Bang Saray, Thailand, will work with Dell to create an immersive entertainment experience for park-goers.
Lawless Entertainment and Dina Asia Pacific Company have concluded a deal with toddler product developer Bei Lu of Shanghai on behalf of Suzy’s Zoo.
The Japanese brand Rilakkuma will come to life at FAO Schwarz in New York City Oct. 11 as the brand makes its way to North America.
Animation series “YooHoo & Friends,” is continuing to increase its brand presence across the globe.
Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the Moshi Monsters franchise, globally launched the "World of Warriors" app.
Outfit7 has appointed Dream Theatre to represent its digital brand Talking Tom and Friends in India.
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