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.
HSN has partnered with interior designer Alexa Hampton to launch her first-ever textile collection, Alexa Hampton Home.
Discovery Communications has teamed up for Animal Planet pet products and kitchenware.
Lifetime Brands has signed an exclusive agreement with Housewares America for home products featuring Debbie Meyer.
KIK Custom Products is planning a new line of Clorox pool and spa products.
MovieStarPlanet has signed its first global licensing deal with Omega Sky for a range of wall murals in a deal brokered by Beanstalk.
Sequential Brands Group has added five new licensees for its Caribbean Joe lifestyle brand and renewed three existing partnerships.
English luxury brand Wedgwood has signed an agreement with Revman International to bring Wedgwood bed and bath products in the Americas.
Zak Designs is getting a head start on Guardians of the Galaxy fever with plans for two new drinkware items in advance of the upcoming Marvel film’s August release.
The meal delivery service Chefs Diet National has teamed up with Isaac Mizrahi New York brand to create limited edition co-branded cooler bags.
Igloo Product Corp has tapped the Taiwan-based manufacturer First Design Global for homewares featuring the Igloo cooler brand.
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