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.
Brand Central has signed on to develop a consumer products program for the design and lifestyle company Dwell Media.
The Good Sign brand, which literally features a yellow road sign that reads “This is a Good Sign,” has signed a series of new licensing deals.
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.
Benjamin Moore has partnered with The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for Williamsburg-branded paint.
kathy ireland Worldwide and Nourison are set to unveil their new line of kathy ireland Home rugs and decorative accessories.
Wendy Bellissimo has inked a new deal with Legacy Classic Kids for a line nursery and youth furniture.
Marvel Entertainment continues to build the licensing program for its 2014 film Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy.
The culinary school Le Cordon Bleu has launched an in-house licensing program, with two deals already closed.
Walls 360 has created a line of on-demand wall graphics for the Nicktoons series, “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
Walls 360 and Rubik’s Brand Limited are debuting their new Rubik's Cube “melted cube” wall graphics at CES in Las Vegas this week.
Licensee Vandor has added the Paul Frank brand to its portfolio and added more than 100 new products to its winter 2014 catalog.
TV personality and home makeover designer Angelo Surmelis has launched his new furniture line exclusively at Mor Furniture for Less.
KitchenAid has teamed up with two well-known brands in the world of beverages–home carbonation brand SodaStream and home espresso company Nespresso.
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