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.
RadioShack announced plans to close up to 1100 underperforming stores in the U.S. at its fourth quarter earnings report Tuesday.
Forbes has licensed its name to the Swiss-based technology company Lotaris for a new mobile payment system called Forbes Digital Commerce.
HillBilly Brand has granted U.S. Digital Media the rights to develop consumer electronics and mobile accessories under the lifestyle brand.
kathy ireland Worldwide has partnered with E-filliate to create a line of mobile technology accessories under the new brand kathy ireland Connect.
NECA’s new line of licensed cord accessories called Scalers is set to begin arriving on shelves over the next two weeks.
DecalGirl has signed a licensing deal with Disney and Disney Pixar to create electronics skins featuring more than 30 of the studios’ properties.
Of second-screen users, 79 percent access a second device while watching TV programming.
Licensed properties were prominent on the CES show floor with brands like Polaroid and Star Wars presenting their newest products and partnerships.
adidas Originals has teamed up with Monster to create a collection of high-performance headphones with the iconic look and feel of the sportswear label.
Rapper 50 Cent’s SMS Audio unveiled a new line of limited edition Star Wars-branded headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.
Marvel Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products have unveiled the full lineup of new products for Iron Man 3.
Dove Trading has launched the latest in its line of Hello Kitty mobile phones, created in partnership with Sanrio.
C&A Licensing is unveiling new Polaroid products at CES this week including plans for a new social instant camera.
Fashion designer Trina Turk has teamed up with M-edge for a line of tech accessories.
SEGA of America has inked a new deal with Tommo for a range of mobile accessories featuring classic SEGA game systems.
Waterproof case maker LifeProof has unveiled a new line of iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s cases featuring licensor Realtree’s camouflage patterns.
CBS Consumer Products has teamed up with MyBrandEmail to offer fans Star Trek-branded e-mail accounts.
WWE is seeing a lot of action outside of the ring with a new range of electronics and accessories and its first-ever collectible statues.
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