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.
Meredith Corp.'s publishing and lifestyle brand Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with Lakeside Development Company to build the Innovation Home.
Walls Outdoor Goods will include DuPont Kevlar materials in its new line of outdoor workwear designed for durability in demanding conditions.
The National Geographic Society and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, have launched the National Geographic Visa card.
Overstock.com is collaborating with recording artist and reality TV star Bret Michaels for a curated e-store and branded products.
Hatfield & McCoy Family brand whiskey has launched in new markets after receiving a silver metal from the Beverage Testing Institute.
CJ Products is creating an exclusive line of plush products featuring characters from Hasbro's TV series "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic."
Licensing agency Brandberry has launched the new social expressions brand Beary Sweet with an innovative promotional campaign.
Swimming equipment manufacturer Aqua Sphere and Olympian Michael Phelps are launching the MP brand of competitive swim gear.
The Joester Loria Group has brokered a deal to bring The World of Eric Carle to a line of 365 Everyday Value juices at Whole Foods Markets across the U.S.
Canadian broadcaster Corus Entertainment has signed a long-term agreement with the Disney/ABC Television Group to launch the Disney Channel in Canada.
Vandor is adding to its Marvel Entertainment lineup with new superheroes including Spider-Man, Captain America and Iron Man.
LMNO Productions has tapped Surge Licensing to represent its reality television series “The Little Couple,” which airs on TLC.
Tipp Distributors has tapped the Star Candle Company to create a line of scented candles inspired by the Mexican soft drink Jarritos.
Ripple Junction has donated 5,000 of its graphic t-shirts to victims affected by the recent tornadoes and flooding in the Southern and Eastern U.S.
Nerd Corps Entertainment is developing a TV series based on Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy Hawking's best-selling book series for kids.
Dimensional Branding Group will represent the iconic character King Kong as part of DeVito ArtWorks’ property King Kong of Skull Island.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment are planning to launch the Superman Hall of Heroes, an online gift-giving portal.
Zodiak Kids and game developer Cupcake Digital have released a new Tickety Toc app based on the preschool series.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the exclusive North American licensing agent for Atlantyca Entertainment’s "Geronimo Stilton."
Apparel and accessories company Loudmouth has tapped M-Edge Accessories for a new collection of cell phone and tablet cases featuring its signature prints.
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