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.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
Reckitt Benckiser's Air Wick brand has launched the new Familiar Favorites air freshener collection inspired by the scents of brands.
Tervis has tapped into its inner ninja with a new line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles insulated drinkware.
TV personality and home makeover designer Angelo Surmelis has launched his new furniture line exclusively at Mor Furniture for Less.
Marvel Entertainment's roster of drinkware partners is full to the brim with the addition of serveral new collaborations featuring its superheroes.
Hayat Kimya’s line of paper towels featuring Betty Boop has been such a hit in Turkey that the manufacturer will be doing a second run this year.
Character World has signed a new deal with Marvel for an Amazing Spider-Man range of bedding to coincide with the release of the feature film.
Useful Home Products is planning a line of homewares inspired by the ABC cooking show “The Chew.”
Chris Madden has teamed up with Sunham Home Fashions to create a range of homewares.
RadioShack announced plans to close up to 1100 underperforming stores in the U.S. at its fourth quarter earnings report Tuesday.
HGTV and HSN have launched a new multi-year partnership that will see HGTV become the face of HSN’s outdoor living category.
U.S. interior designer Emma Gardner has appointed Boom Licensing to develop her home décor brands in Europe.
Artist Jenny Foster has signed a new deal with Westland Giftware for a line of homeware items.
Hasbro has teamed up with Grammercy Products for a line of pet toys under its Nerf Dog brand.
Babies ‘R’ Us is celebrating the arrival of HRH Prince of Cambridge with a regal baby line from Tommee Tippee.
Wendy Bellissimo has inked a new deal with Legacy Classic Kids for a line nursery and youth furniture.
Appliance brand Whirlpool has released a new mobile app designed to make doing laundry easy and fun.
MovieStarPlanet has signed its first global licensing deal with Omega Sky for a range of wall murals in a deal brokered by Beanstalk.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer has teamed up with First Friends for a branded line of infant pacifiers.
After ending its print edition in 2012, Encyclopædia Britannica has created a new way to engage its youngest readers–a tablet.
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