Licensors, big and small are now looking beyond traditional brick-and-mortar to e-commerce and mobile commerce to reach fans, not only with exclusive merchandise, but with exclusive content as well.
In celebration of the newly discovered Dr. Seuss book What Pet Should I Get?, Barnes & Noble is hosting a series of themed events at book stores across the U.S.
Nordstrom is expanding its partnership with the women's retailer Madewell, part of the J. Crew Group, to bring the brand to stores across the U.S.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's commercial division has decided to close its standalone ABC Shops as part of a new retail strategy.
Donut chain Krispy Kreme has launched three new ready-to-drink iced coffees–mocha, vanilla and caramel–at merchants across the U.S.
Mattel India has teamed with the on-demand retail platform GingerCrush.com to offer its brands on a range of lifestyle merchandise.
Walmart Stores has acquired the outstanding shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of the Chinese e-commerce giant.
The National Retail Federation has modified its retail sales forecast for 2015 in response to unexpected slow growth during the first half of the year.
The Chinese online direct sales company, JD.com, has launched U.S. Mall, a new channel that offers authentic imported U.S. products for sale to customers in China.
Footwear brand Skechers has partnered with Jakks Pacific to launch a new line of dolls based on its Twinkle Toes characters.
Brand management company Bluestar Alliance has acquired the trademarks of Limited Too and is planning to bring the tween retailer back to market through licensing.
Target Corporation has named retail veteran Brian Cornell as the its new chief executive officer replacing longtime CEO Gregg Steinhafel, who departed May 5.
Some families have only scratched the surface of their back-to-school shopping lists as of mid-August, according to the National Retail Federation.
Toys 'R' Us has appointed a number of new executives to key leadership roles, as the company continues to position its business for long-term profitable growth.
Toys 'R' Us is planning to hire 45,000 seasonal employees at its stores and distribution centers across the U.S. for the holidays.
Activision Publishing's “Skylanders Trap Team" has officially launched at major retailers across the U.S.
Beyoncé and Philip Green, CEO of TopShop parent company The Arcadia Group, have created a 50/50 joint venture company–Parkwood TopShop Athletic.
Shoppers are taking their time in hopes of deeper discounts over the Thanksgiving weekend and late in the season, according to National Retail Federation.
Holiday shoppers took advantage of deep discounting and early sales causing a lift in retail spending in November.
Hallmark and Mattel have signed a new licensing agreement that will bring the Barbie brand license back to Hallmark this year.
Nickelodeon is partnering with Toys 'R' Us for an exclusive marketing program and in-store experience for the upcoming movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
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