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.
Playboy has joined forces with Blitzway to create a limited edition collection of art figurines that highlight the brand's history of bringing together art and pop culture.
The licensing division of Colonial Williamsburg has signed a new deal with York Wallcoverings for a line of wallpaper based on its archives.
Feld Entertainment, producers of "Marvel Universe Live!," has partnered with Unifi and the Boys and Girls Club of America to teach youth about recycling.
Mark Feldstein & Associates has introduced a series of LED nightlights featuring artist Thomas Kinkade’s Disney Dreams collection.
Iconic New York City social club Max’s Kansas City has appointed the Artist Legacy Group as its global licensing representative.
Reality TV star and "Fashion Police" co-host Giuliana Rancic is adding a new Moscato to her wine brand, Xo, G, which first launched at Walmart in fall 2014.
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.
Genius Brands International has appointed two new international sales agents to handle its growing portfolio of original television brands.
Toys 'R' Us has named Reg McLay as senior vice president of its Babies 'R' Us business, effective March 30.
Marvel is expanding its partnerships in the home textiles and room décor categories to focus on the college and adult demographic.
The Jim Henson Company has teamed with the animation house Cyber Group Studios to co-finance and co-produce two new children’s series.
The Winterthur Museum has tapped Art Needlepoint for a range of needlepoint designs inspired by the museums' drawings, prints and floor coverings.
The Praim Group has released a limited edition chocolate bar featuring DreamWorks Animation's latest feature film, Home.
Blue Star Media has acquired fellow show producer VEE Corporation, organizer of events such as "Sesame Street Live" and "Hello Kitty's Supercute Friendship Festival.
Sixty-year-old mascot Bazooka Joe is getting a makeover with the help of top tier illustrators and his fans.
Sean John, the menswear brand founded by rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs, has tapped Evy of California to create a line of boys' and girls' apparel.
Following the box office success of its first theatrical film, Maya the Bee: Movie, Studio 100 have unveiled plans to bring the movie to South America and the U.S.
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