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.
Licensing Expo will feature 150 new exhibitors at this year's show including A&E, the MLB Players Association, Nintendo, YouTube, the Royal Ballet and more.
Disney Stores across the U.S. are celebrating Star Wars Day (May the 4th) today with in-store events and exclusive merchandise.
Delta Air Lines has tapped fashion designer Zac Posen to bring his creations to a different kind of runway via new flight attendant uniforms.
Zalemark is bringing the Crayola brand from children to adults with a new fine jewelry collection inspired by the iconic crayons.
Global fitness brand Zumba is heading to the high seas in the new Zumba Cruise from Royal Caribbean.
The PGA of America and Bon Appétit are teaming up for a program that will offer golf tips from top PGA professionals alongside cooking inspiration from chefs.
Vandor is planning a vast new array of products that will feature Disney and Disney Junior brands including Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
SCE Group has tapped the licensing and marketing firm Idea Patch to launch a full-scale lifestyle brand inspired by the New York adult nightclub Sin City Cabaret.
Artist Robin Zingone has partnered with Custom Personalization Solutions and the retailer PersonalizedPlanet.com to create a line of personalized products.
Teen retailer dELiA*s, which filed for bankruptcy in December, will re-launch exclusively online this August under new ownership led by Steve Russo of licensee FAB NY.
The LEGO Systems booth at Comic-Con will feature life-sized LEGO models, sneak peeks of 2015 building sets, photo opps and content demos.
For the first time, Activision Publishing will bring its Skylanders brand to Comic-Con International, taking place this week in San Diego, Calif.
Global energy, grains and food company CHS will start a college sports sponsorship platform with 24 Division 1 universities, in a deal by Learfield Sports.
Candle company PartyLite had unveiled its new designer collection from celebrity stylist Jonathan Adler.
NFL Players Inc. and Stylinity, a social commerce platform, announced a licensing agreement that will allow NFL players to share their fashion on social media.
Shout! Factory will bring Belgium animated family film Thunder and The House of Magic to U.S. theaters and Video On Demand Sept. 5.
Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies have announced a sequel to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to be released in 2016.
New Era is adding 10 to 12 racecard drivers to its NASCAR licensed hat line starting in September.
USAopoly has released its latest Monopoly crossover edition based on the TV series “The Big Bang Theory.”
Fazal Merchant will join DreamWorks Animation as the company's chief financial officer, starting Sept. 15.
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