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.
SodaStream has partnered with Sunny Delight Beverages to co-develop a new range flavorings for the home carbonation system.
The owner of Albertson’s grocers has announced plans to buy competitor chain Safeway in a transaction valued at $9 billion.
Fuhu, creator of the Nabi Android tablet, and BabyFirst teamed up to co-produce the original animated series “Albert & Junior.”
John Gessert, president and CEO of American Plastic Toys has been elected as chairman of the Toy Industry Association’s board of directors.
Moleskine has added a new item to its limited edition Simpsons Collection–a fifth notebook featuring Homer.
Ann Taylor has tapped actress Kate Hudson for a capsule collection featuring one of the most essential items in a woman's closet, the little black dress.
Plus-size retailer Lane Bryant has released a new line from couture designer Isabel & Ruben Toledo.
Major League Baseball Properties and Church & Dwight have signed a multi-year, multi-category sponsorship agreement.
Of the 5,000 brands that can be found at Licensing Expo, more than 1,800 are from consumer goods categories.
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