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.
General Mills has tapped Nifty Home Products to create a line of Betty Crocker-branded bakeware and cookware accessories that will debut at retail later this year.
Media company Meredith will launch its new line of Allrecipes cookware, bakeware and kitchen gadgets at the International Home and Housewares show.
Three top executives from the licensing sector will host a Licensing 101 seminar Saturday at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Kate Spade & Company is expanding its presence in the home category with four new licensing partnerships for the Kate Spade New York brand.
Allsop will debut its new line of Gaiam-branded lunch coolers and sports accessories this weekend at the International Home and Housewares show in Chicago, Ill.
Rosanna Pansino, host of the online baking show "Nerdy Nummies," has partnered with Wilton Enterprises for a series of new YouTube tutorials.
Hampton Forge has teamed with chef Maria Loi for a collection of flatware, cutlery and cookware that will launch at the Home and Housewares Show this weekend.
Biaggi will unveil the new, innovative ZipSak by Lori Greiner at the International Home and Housewares show this weekend in Chicago, Ill.
Fox Consumer Products and FXX are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first appearance of the Kwik-E-Mart on "The Simpsons" with a number of brand activations.
Lionsgate and Samsung Electronics America have teamed to create a virtual reality experience based on the Divergent film franchise.
Skinnygirl, the brand from reality TV star Bethenny Frankel, has launched a new line of water enhancers at retailers across the U.S.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for the Elaine Ryan Home Decorating Kit.
WWE and Mattel have launched a new multi-platform kids’ property, WWE Slam City, complete with an animated series and merchandise.
World-renowned brands such as a Doctor Who, Star Trek and Dr. Seuss will be on display at Licensing Expo 2014.
Registration is now open for the 2014 Licensing University conference program at Licensing Expo 2014.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has extended its partnership agreement with Villanova University.
The Licensing Resource Group has signed an exclusive agreement to represent the University of Memphis’ licensing program.
Jeffrey Gennette, who has served for the past five years as Macy’s chief merchandising officer, has been elected president, in a possible succession move.
Levi Strauss and Company has tapped the Hampshire Group to take on the Dockers brand’s women’s apparel category, which it had previously handled in-house.
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