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 Walt Disney Company and Swarovski have launched "Cinderella: The Exhibition" in London, showcasing costumes and props from the new movie, Cinderella.
McDonald's is promoting Zodiak Kids’ children’s series “LoliRock” in France this month with a new Happy Meal offering.
East London cycling shop Brick Lane Bikes has teamed with Italian cycling apparel brand Pella Sportswear for a co-branded clothing range.
Sunrise Brands has sold its North American license for the Superdry retail brand to Superdry’s parent company, SuperGroup.
Santoro has signed a roster of new deals for its art and design brands including Gorjuss, Willow and Mirabelle.
Mask-arade has launched a new range of Star Wars masks in partnership with the brand's licensee, Rubie's Masquerade.
Novel Entertainment has teamed with P2 Entertainment to launch a new game app based on the CITV series "Horrid Henry."
Licensees are continuing to line up for ITV's reboot of the classic Gerry Anderson series "Thunderbirds."
Sculptures of Aardman Animations’ Shaun the Sheep will be dotting iconic sites across London this spring as part of a Shaun in the City arts trail.
Planeta Junior has tapped PHB to develop a new range of children's oral care products featuring the characters of DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar.
Poeticgem is planning a line of Garfield-branded men’s nightwear in the U.K., in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment’s animated series “Ella the Elephant” and “Grojband” will premiere in the U.K. this month.
Premium drink company Diageo has launched a new whiskey created in partnership with global sporting icon David Beckham.
Viacom International Media Networks has signed a raft of third-party for its Nickelodeon kids' animation and live-action portfolio.
DHX Media has teamed with interactive publisher P2 to create an app for the preschool show “In the Night Garden.”
Cartamundi has added the Disney Planes Wings Around the Globe game box to its offerings for the Disney Planes brand.
Coolabi Group has secured a raft of licensing deals for its fantasy adventure brand Beast Quest.
Turner Broadcasting U.K. will launch truTV, a new general entertainment channel available via digital terrestrial free-to-air, in the U.K. this summer.
DreamWorks Animation has signed a new agreement with clothing specialist Poeticgem to develop an apparel range based on its stable of brands.
Scholastic Media’s TV series “Goosebumps” is now available on iTunes in Canada, the U.K. and Australia for the first time.
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