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.
Performance Brands has signed on to represent Clive Christian, known for its home décor lines and luxury perfume.
Little Busy Bodies has finalized a new deal with Procter & Gamble for a line of saline infused products under the Puffs brand.
Jeffco Fibres has signed a deal with The Sun Products Corporation for Snuggle-branded bedding.
Stein Mart has launched an online store, making it one of the first off-price retailers to do so.
Crown Crafts Infant Products has teamed up with Jonathan Adler Enterprises for infant and toddler homewares.
Laura Ashley has added Firefly Brand Management to its network of licensing agencies in the U.S. and Canada.
Celessence Technologies has launched an innovative new brand extension–scents that can be incorporated into textiles and printed products.
Discovery Communications has teamed with pet manufacturer G Mason Group to create a line of Animal Planet-branded pet travel accessories.
Cinnabon has partnered with Reckitt Benckiser’s Air Wick brand to bring the scent of freshly baked cinnamon rolls to homes.
Conde Nast’s digital food brand Epicurious has teamed up with Tabletops Unlimited to develop a branded housewares collection.
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