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.
Mars Retail Group has teamed up with two new licensees for an M&M’s-branded cookbook and bakeware.
American Greetings Properties has teamed with Walls 360 to feature the entire AGP portfolio on a range of wall graphics.
Earthbound has negotiated a new deal for the Chris Madden lifestyle brand following the end of its partnership with JCPenney.
Celebrity interior designer and TV personality Jennifer Adams is expanding into fabric.
JELC is showcasing its range of lifestyle properties at Brand Licensing Europe, while seeking opportunities across all brands.
Tommy Bahama has inked a new deal with Oriental Weavers to create multiple collections of indoor and outdoor area rugs.
Macy’s has settled its more than two-year breach-of-contract dispute with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, but its lawsuit against JCPenney will continue.
Pretty Ugly, owner of the Uglydoll brand, has partnered with Howard Keys for a line of keys, key chains and lanyards.
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.
4K Media has finalized a new deal with Just Funky for a collection of homewares featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! artwork.
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