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.
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.
RadioShack has opened another custom concept store in Boston, Mass., near the site of the company's first retail location, which opened in 1921.
Tempur Sealy International has bought back its Sealy brand rights in Japan from its former licensee in the region.
Celebrity interior designer Jennifer Adams has reached a multi-year agreement with the MT Company for a furniture collection.
Fuhu, the creator of the Nabi kids’ tablet, has partnered with Simon Property Group to develop a technology-inspired kids’ experience, designed with DreamWorks.
Google has joined forces with Luxottica Group to design, develop and distribute a new breed of eyewear for its Glass program.
Waste Management, North American provider of environmental solutions, has teamed with two new licensees for a line of trash and recycling bags.
Striker Entertainment has gathered a group of top licensees for Summit Entertainment’s new blockbuster Divergent.
Fashion designer Trina Turk has teamed up with M-edge for a line of tech accessories.
Rovio Entertainment has partnered with PowerA for a range of technology accessories in North America.
Lakeland has launched a new line of Doctor Who-themed baking products, just in time for the brand’s 50th anniversary this fall.
Tim Gunn has inked a deal with Indecor Home Design to create a homewares collection in the U.S. and Canada.
Jarden Corporation has announced plans to acquire Yankee Candle Investments for $1.75 billion in cash.
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Ming Tsai has unveiled his new collection of Simply Ming kitchen tools on HSN.
Landy International and designer Debra Valencia are partnering to expand the Debra Valencia brand to include home décor collections and women’s personal accessories.
Laura Ashley has added Firefly Brand Management to its network of licensing agencies in the U.S. and Canada.
Pretty Ugly has launched a new line of plush featuring Android-versions of Uglydoll characters, inspired by Google’s operating system.
Macy’s has settled its more than two-year breach-of-contract dispute with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, but its lawsuit against JCPenney will continue.
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