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.
DC Thomson Consumer Products and shoe brand Dr. Martens are extending their partnership with the launch of a fall/winter limited edition The Beano footwear collection.
Stationery company Santoro is seeking licensing opportunities for its newest design brand, Kori Kumi.
Brands with Influence has signed two new licensing deals for the U.K. charity, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Epic Rights has signed a number of international licensing agents to represent its roster of clients in specific markets around the globe.
Vu Bui, chief operating officer at Mojang, the company behind the video game “Minecraft,” will give a keynote address at BLE next week in London.
Anderson Entertainment has seen a great response to its Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new puppet series from "Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson.
Animation series “YooHoo & Friends,” is continuing to increase its brand presence across the globe.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has announced a host of new merchandise collections for "The Simpsons."
The Walt Disney Company will launch Cinderella-inspired fashion, collectibles and apparel from Swarovski and Supertrash in advance of the live-action film Cinderella.
Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média unveiled “Luna Petunia” at MIPCOM this week, an original preschool property inspired by the Cirque du Soleil brand.
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