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 Natural Sapphire Company of New York has sent the royals a special gift to celebrate their birth of the new princess.
RMS International has picked up Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants brand for a range of toys and craft items in the U.K. and Ireland.
Brand Licensing Europe has launched The BLE Blog, which will feature insights and opinions on the European licensing sector.
M&M's World stores in New York, Las Vegas, London and Orlando are featuring a wide range of special Star Wars merchandise to celebrate Star Wars Day on Monday.
DC Thomson has unveiled a raft of brand collaborations that will bring the iconic British teen magazine, Jackie, to a contemporary audience.
Santoro has added two new product lines for two of its art brands–Mirabelle and Kori Kumi.
Rainbow is planning the first-ever "Winx Club" reunion, which will take place in Jesolo, Italy, (near Venice) from Sept. 3-6.
Nurture Rights has appointed IVS Group as the U.K. master plush partner for its pre-school brand, Dinosaur Roar!.
4K Media has sold season one of the new series "Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V" to K2, an Italian kids’ channel owned by Discovery Italy.
Brandgenuity has appointed independent licensing company Rocket as the pan-European agent for Gas Monkey Garage brand.
Trade Mark Collections has joined a growing band of licensees for Redan Alchemy's "The Sooty Show," which is the longest-running kids' TV show in the world.
Technicolor, Nerd Corps Entertainment and A Stark Production have finalized a partnership deal for a new CG-animated series, "The Deep."
1,400 retailers, licensees, licensors and suppliers gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London Tuesday for The Licensing Awards.
The year's Brand Licensing Europe will feature a new Brands & Lifestyle Theatre to offer visitors guidance on the worlds of sports, lifestyle and fashion brands.
The Jim Henson Company’s animated children’s series “Dinosaur Train” has signed a raft of new licensees in key European territories ahead of this year’s BLE.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products has appointed licensing agent TLC to exclusively represent its brands across Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Toei Animation will unveil its new reboot of the Sailor Moon franchise, "Sailor Moon Crystal" this week at Brand Licensing Europe.
Saban Brands and Crayola have entered a new global partnership to produce a coloring and activity line of Power Rangers products.
Bulls Licensing has launched its new look and feel at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a number of new deals for its two most popular preschool series, "Paw Patrol" and “Dora and Friends.”
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