From the skyrocketing success of digital-first properties to major shifts in the television landscape to big name brand acquisitions, here is the news that shaped 2013.
Brand Central has signed on to develop a consumer products program for the design and lifestyle company Dwell Media.
The Good Sign brand, which literally features a yellow road sign that reads “This is a Good Sign,” has signed a series of new licensing deals.
Walls 360 is featuring the work of artist Caleb Gray in a new line of removable wall decals for kids.
Wham-O and Precious Tales are planning a line of pet products inspired by classic Wham-O toy brands such as Frisbee and Hula Hoop.
Oscar de la Renta is planning a limited edition tabletop collection created in collaboration with the New York Botanical Garden.
Reckitt Benckiser's Air Wick air freshener brand has launched new scents inspired by the essence of four U.S. national parks.
Destination Maternity has partnered with family lifestyle expert and designer Wendy Bellissimo for her first foray into maternity wear.
LMI has brokered a new deal that will see Gascoigne Designs create reproduction furniture from Highclere Castle, where “Downton Abbey” is filmed.
Licensed graphics company Fathead has launched a new premium home décor customization service called Total Coverage.
Following its debut last year, Hasbro is expanding the product range in its Nerf Dog line with more than 40 new dog toys.
The Trump Organization has appointed The Partnership to launch the Trump home and apparel brands in the U.K.
Mimoco has redesigned one of the first designer USB flash drives it created, featuring Lucafilm’s Chewbacca.
Lifetime Brands has signed an exclusive agreement with Housewares America for home products featuring Debbie Meyer.
KIK Custom Products is planning a new line of Clorox pool and spa products.
Licensing Expo and the International Home + Housewares Show, have announced a collaboration to cross-promote their shows.
Crown Crafts Infant Products has teamed up with Jonathan Adler Enterprises for infant and toddler homewares.
Unilever U.K. is adding to the portfolio for the U.K.’s No. 1 kids’ bathing brand, Matey, in a new partnership with H&A for bath accessories.
Tommy Bahama has inked a new deal with Oriental Weavers to create multiple collections of indoor and outdoor area rugs.
Zak Designs is getting ready for Marvel Entertainment’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with a line of mealtime products for kids.
Scholastic Media is collaborating with Intel to design interactive gaming content using voice and gesture interaction technology.
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