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.
Crayola has teamed with Bloomingdale’s for the new I Am Color campaign that includes fashion collaborations, window displays and in-store events.
Disney Consumer Products is celebrating one of the studio's most iconic characters with a massive assortment of products inspired by the upcoming film Cinderella.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has teamed with Xbox to bring the Fast & Furious film franchise to the video game "Forza Horizon 2."
Feld Motor Sports and Strottman international have once again partnered with home improvement retailer Lowe’s to bring back Monster Jam-themed Build and Grow Clinics.
Mobile publisher Behaviour Interactive has released a new puzzle game based on DreamWorks Animation's upcoming film Home.
Ravensburger has unveiled an expansive new collection of licensed puzzles featuring a cast of Disney Junior, Disney and Disney/Pixar characters.
All American Licensing & Management Group has tapped Bow Wow Pets to develop a line of pet products featuring the Dog for Dog charity.
Retailer Stein Mart will open 11 new stores this year as part of its growth plan that began in 2014.
Brand Central has promoted two of its key team members–Jodi Bogdanoff to vice president of licensing and Nancy Sanieoff to senior licensing manager.
Nickelodeon revealed a roster of new series coming to the network this year and beyond in its annual Upfront presentation in New York City Wednesday.
Décor and novelty manufacturer Fathead has launched its latest Big Head cut out mask featuring financial guru Warren Buffett.
Concept One is developing a line of accessories featuring the mobile game “Flappy Bird."
U.K. children’s research and consulting firm The Pineapple Lounge is planning to open a U.S. division and has Cheryl Gotthelf to lead it.
McFarlane Toys has launched a new line of Rabbids Invasion toys at Walmart and Toys ‘R’ Us stores across the U.S., just in time for Easter.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
Kellogg Company is getting in on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 action with a new game app that let’s players step into the world of the upcoming
Activision Publishing has revealed the newest installment to the Skylanders gaming franchise.
Saban Brands’ animated preschool series “Julius Jr.” has been picked up by Nick Jr. for a second season in the U.S.
LeapFrog Enterprises has unveiled plans for the LeapBand, a wearable activity tracker for kids that encourages active play and healthy habits.
GenerationOn, the youth enterprise of Points of Light and Hasbro, will honor six inspiring young people this week.
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