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.
Authentic Brands Group is bringing the Prince tennis brand to a new line of performance apparel exclusively at retailer Sports Authority in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Krispy Kreme has teamed up with Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA for new additions to its retail line of coffee products, in a deal brokered by Brand Central.
Nickelodeon will be the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on May 9, which will be dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants 400.
On Thursday, Penguin Young Readers will kick off The Very Big Wiggle Tour, a month-long national campaign to celebrate Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
California lifestyle brand Hang Ten has entered into several new licensing partnerships that will extend its brand into the accessories and footwear categories.
Brand Brilliant Consulting has formed a strategic partnership with Simply Consulting Group, a retail firm that helps companies drive reatil performance.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises is launching a search for children ages 5 to 18 who excel in the areas of STEAM in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Oh, the Places You'll Go!.
Drew Sheinman has joined talent agency IMG as senior vice president of IMG Licensing.
Video personalization company Percy3D has hired two new employees to focus on the growing the firm's licensed content portfolio and driving business development.
Sony Music will co-host the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party and present popular girl group Fifth Harmony as the special guest performer.
K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers, recognized three top leaders from fashion, real estate and entertainment Tuesday in New York City.
Sanrio is kicking off a year of festivities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of pop icon Hello Kitty.
CBS Consumer Products has signed a raft of international deals across several categories for some of its most popular properties.
Gameloft has unveiled its slate of upcoming games at E3 this week in Los Angeles, Calif.
Former Uglydoll chief brand officer Alita Friedman has launched her own consulting house, Alita’s Brand Bar.
With Licensing Expo 2014 just around the corner, several big names and big stars are slated to take center stage at the industry’s most important event.
The Brand Liaison is showcasing the lifestyle Brand Loudmouth, known for its bright colors and striking patterns, this week at Licensing Expo this week.
NFL Players Inc. is teaming up with youth football organization Pop Warner Little Scholars for officially licensed cobranded products featuring active NFL players.
Cartoon Network has announced a series of recent successes and upcoming initiatives for its "Adventure Time!" animated series across the globe.
Her Universe is collaborating with Marvel Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products to create a collection of superhero apparel for the brands’ female fan base.
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