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.
The late famed pianist Liberace is set to play for audiences once again, thanks to a new partnership between the Liberace Foundation and Hologram USA.
Comic book and graphic novel publisher IDW Publishing has acquired the independent graphic novel publisher Top Shelf Productions.
The Pokémon Company International has hired Monika Salazar as its new director of licensing.
Macy’s today announced a series of initiatives to evolve its business model including the closure of 14 stores and a restructuring of its merchandising and marketing functions.
Lawless Entertainment has tapped Big Jump Productions to find financing to develop an animated series based on the book-based property, "Surf Sharks."
The Stacy Adams menswear brand has switched sportswear licensees, tapping Silversilk Group to produce and distribute its sportswear line going forward.
FremantleMedia International has sold more than 200 hours of programming across numerous genres in Latin America.
Cirque du Soleil Média has signed a first-look deal with 20th Century Fox Television to develop new, live-action scripted television projects.
Sequential Brands Group has partnered with television and online retailer HSN to offer The Franklin Mint branded collectible and memorabilia products to consumers.
Henson Independent Properties has concluded a number of broadcast and digital sales for the preschool series "Lily’s Driftwood Bay."
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