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.
DC Thomson Consumer Products' book, The Diary of Dennis the Menace: World Menace Day, is one of 10 books selected as World Book Day title.
Kid Kreations, the master toy licensee for Hacker T Dog, has unveiled its new toy line for the CBBC character.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, part of DHX Media, has extended its footprint in Europe with the opening of offices in the Nordics and Central and Eastern Europe.
Children around the world can now learn English with the help of Aardman Animations' character Timmy in the new "Learning Time with Timmy" app.
Cartoon Network and footwear brand Dr. Martens drew a crowd Saturday with a "bounce mob" in London to celebrate the new "Adventure Time" boot range.
Five iconic British institutions will be exhibiting at Licensing Expo this year for the first time including The Royal Ballet and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
ITV has given a sneak peek at some of the re-imagined characters in its upcoming series "Thunderbirds Are Go," based on the classic Gerry Anderson brand.
Santoro has signed a host of new licensees and launched several new lines for its art brand Gorjuss in Europe.
Publisher Pedigree is entering the education sector with a new range of titles featuring content from educational publisher Letts.
German manufacturer Rodenstock has signed on to create eyewear for German fashion designer Jil Sander.
Egmont Publishing has unveiled its newest Minecraft title–Blockopedia.
Jetpack Distribution will represent TV and licensing rights for Guru Studio’s preschool show “Justin Time” across Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
A&B TV and Bulldog Licensing have inked a deal with Box of Frogs Media to produce a series of interactive app books based on the animated duo Roobarb and Custard.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is launching a licensing program for the video game "Lemmings," which originally launched in 1991.
Brand Licensing Europe has signed on as the headline sponsor of the U.K. Licensing Awards.
Following a year of celebrations for the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty, the momentum will continue for the Sanrio character at Brand Licensing Europe.
Discovery Consumer Products is currently exploring licensing and brand extension opportunities for its core properties.
Zodiak Kids' Mister Maker will be touring the U.K. in a live theater tour that will be put on by Evolution Productions.
Tiger Aspect has appointed two new licensing agents in preparation for the 25th anniversary of the Mr. Bean brand and the launch of a new animated series.
Rainbow has appointed Glam as its licensing agent in Germany.
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