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.
More than 3,000 retail locations in the U.S. alone opened at midnight Friday to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens products.
Cherokee Global Brands has launched its new California-inspired brand Point Cove in Reliance Trends stores across India.
GameStop, the new owner of online collectibles retailer ThinkGeek, will open a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles this fall.
Ree Drummond, creator of "The Pioneer Woman" blog and Food Network host, has launched a collection of modern country housewares exclusively at Walmart.
Menswear retail brand Britches of Georgetowne is planning its return in a new partnership with Stephan Wayne, chairman of Stephan Wayne & Associates and Bum Equipment.
Xcel Brands has entered into a strategic partnership with Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor for three of its brands and an additional exclusive brand targeting Millennials.
Carroll Shelby Licensing and Shelby American have opened a series of mod shops and Carroll Shelby’s Store locations around the world.
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
With August marking the ramp-up of hurricane season, Toys 'R' Us is once again partnering with Save the Children.
The Japanese brand Rilakkuma will come to life at FAO Schwarz in New York City Oct. 11 as the brand makes its way to North America.
Authentic Brands Group has signed an exclusive agreement with Indian distributor Reliance Brands to bring Juicy Couture to India.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has lined up a multi-category licensing program for The Book Of Life, which hit theaters Friday.
More consumers plan to wait until Thanksgiving weekend to start their holiday shopping, and will go online to purchase gifts when they do according to the NPD Group.
Brick-and-mortars are alive and well, but for a number of different reasons.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia has opened the doors of its first retail store in Malaysia, in advance of the debut of a theme park in the region.
Target has announced plans for its first new in-house apparel line in seven years, Ava & Viv, designed specifically for plus-size women.
Gap Inc.'s fitness apparel brand Athleta is planning its first-ever designer collaboration with the Derek Lam 10 Crosby brand.
MGA Entertainment has partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop to offer a range of customizable Lalaloopsy dolls in honor of the brand's fifth anniversary.
Disney Consumer Products and Saks Fifth Avenue have launched their collection of Cinderella "glass slippers" from some of the world's top footwear designers.
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