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.
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.
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.
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.
SVP Worldwide has appointed Knockout Licensing to manage and expand its licensing program for the iconic sewing brand Singer.
KitchenAid has teamed up with two well-known brands in the world of beverages–home carbonation brand SodaStream and home espresso company Nespresso.
Insulated drinkware manufacturer Tervis has joined the roster of licensees for the lifestyle brand Peace Frogs.
Discovery Communications is growing its program for Animal Planet to further meet the needs of all members of the family.
Furniture Brands has nailed down a deal with Xcel Brands to create a line of home furniture under the Isaac Mizrahi brand.
Jarden Corporation has announced plans to acquire Yankee Candle Investments for $1.75 billion in cash.
The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is owned by PVH, has signed a new deal with LF USA to create a licensed home décor.
National Geographic and PetSmart have partnered to create a line of new pet products that will launch in spring 2014.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association has tapped Cool Gear International for a range of 2014 FIFA World Cup collectibles.
Discovery Communications has teamed up with Gramercy Products to create a line of products based on Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl.”
The Trump Organization and furniture brand Dorya have teamed to develop a new furniture collection.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for the Elaine Ryan Home Decorating Kit.
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