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.
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.
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.
Zodiak Kids, in partnership with Studio Licensing, has signed three new partners for Tickety Toc in Canada.
The World of Eric Carle has tapped Zak Designs for a new line of kids’ mealtime products featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Brands with Influence has brokered a new deal for Woolly & Tig bedding with Dreamtex.
Meyer is helping everyone become a Cake Boss, with a new line of bakeware created in partnership with Discovery Communications.
The University of Oxford will showcase its latest line of furniture in the Retail Lounge at Brand Licensing Europe this week.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has added another new licensee as it gears up for the 50th anniversary in 2014.
Heritage Lace is creating a line of home décor items inspired by the TV series “Downton Abbey,” in a deal brokered by Knockout Licensing.
Pukeko Pictures is expanding the presence of its The WotWots brand in Turkish and Russian markets in a new homewares deal with Zorluteks Textile.
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.
The International Home + Housewares show concludes today and at it are a feast of products, both licensed and proprietary for all areas of the home.
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