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.
Team! Licensing has added new partners for the Peanuts brand in Germany.
Walmart Canada and Procter & Gamble have launched a series of mobile stores at 50 bus in Toronto.
Zumba Fitness has teamed up with Majesco Entertainment to bring the dance-fitness brand to iPad and Android tablets.
Californian tabletop designer Laurie Gates has tapped IMG Licensing as his exclusive worldwide licensing agency.
The investment firm Gordon Brothers Group has signed an agreement to purchase consumer electronics manufacturer Coby Electronics.
Dove Trading has launched the latest in its line of Hello Kitty mobile phones, created in partnership with Sanrio.
The University of Oxford will showcase its latest line of furniture in the Retail Lounge at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
USA Curling has teamed up with Denali Throws for a line of curling-themed blankets and other related merchandise.
Celebrity designer and TV personality Monica Pedersen has inked a new deal with Abbyson Living to create a new branded furniture collection.
Zak Designs is getting ready for the upcoming How to Train Your Dragon 2 with a new line of mealtime products.
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