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.
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group, and the fashion magazine InStyle are expanding their limited edition footwear collaboration.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled its new product line for the new Cars brand, Neon.
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix are adding to the slate of original series that will be available exclusively on the Internet TV streaming service.
Panama Jack continues to add new resort-inspired products to the home furnishings market with two new licensing agreements.
IDW Games and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are planning a new big-box board game based on the first three seasons of the ’90s TV drama “The X-Files.”
Disney has teamed with Birds Eye frozen vegetables (owned by Pinnacle Foods) to encourage kids to eat more vegetables.
C3 Entertainment licensee RRParks Cards is planning an extensive Three Stooges trading card set.
Adidas has formed a long-term partnership with Oscar-nominated, Grammy Award-winning celebrity Pharrell Williams.
Nicole Richie will bring her unfiltered sense of humor to a new VH1 reality series based on her tweets.
Licensing and branding agency The Wildflower Group continues to add to the Girl Scouts of America program.
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