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.
Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Signal Brands to create a line of Isaac Mizrahi New York suitcases and travel accessories.
Entertainment One Licensing continues to expand the Peppa Pig brand in the U.S. with the launch of birthday-themed content and products.
Nickelodeon has unveiled its biggest content pipeline ever, with new series and content planned in every genre.
A+ Images has teamed up with the Karen’s Kids brand for a new line of apparel for teachers and students.
Kick scooter brand Razor has introduced the first game to come from its licensing agreement with Scarab Entertainment, the “Razor Trickshare” app.
Discovery Communications has launched a new standalone app “Real Scary Spiders,” in partnership with Animal Planet.
Google has joined forces with Luxottica Group to design, develop and distribute a new breed of eyewear for its Glass program.
Mars Retail Group has signed Mad Engine to create a range of apparel that expresses the colorful fun of the M&M’S and Skittles brands.
Amazon Studios has given the go-ahead for six more original series for its Prime Instant Video online streaming service.
Celebrity interior designer Jennifer Adams has reached a multi-year agreement with the MT Company for a furniture collection.
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