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.
U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale is expanding throughout Asia with new licensing agreements in India and Indonesia.
7-Eleven has teamed with Mondelēz International's Sour Patch Kids candy brand to introduce the new Slurpee flavor, Sour Patch Watermelon.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center is launching a new promotion for Abena North America's Bambo Nature eco-friendly diapers at its locations across the U.S.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Leading international food retailers Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold are merging.
Consumer goods company Li & Fung Trading announced a partnership with two of China’s largest retail groups: Shanghai Bailian Group and Beijing Wangfujing Department Store.
CVS Health has acquired Target's pharmacy and clinic businesses and will operate the pharmacies under CVS branding in a store-within-a-store format.
DreamWorks Animation has partnered with Walmart for a robust, multi-category direct-to-retail licensing program featuring the characters of Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon.
Saban Brands is expanding the Paul Frank brand in China through a strategic, long-term licensing agreement with Grand Union International Trading Company.
70 percent of parents in the U.S. are familiar with Interactive Gaming Toys and are increasingly seeing the toys as positive investments.
Two of Robin Thicke’s new singles will serve as the inspiration for rose bouquets from 1-800-Flowers.com.
Toys “R” Us has a new brand campaign in partnership with The Escape Pod and “Action Movie Kid” creator Daniel Hashimoto called “C’mon, Let’s Play.”
Office supply chain Staples announced plans to close 140 more stores in North America following a two percent decrease in the company's Q2 sales from 2013.
Iron Gut Publishing, which recently released a line of limited edition collectible artwork for the iconic French teething toy, Sophie la girafe, has expanded the line's distribution.
Pharrell Williams and avant-garde fashion house Comme des Garcons have launched a wood-based fragrance for girls and boys called GIRL, available exclusively at Sephora.
The National Retail Federation expects retail sales in November and December to increase 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion this year.
Robert Kaufman Fabrics has created a new collection of textiles from artist Robin Zingone's Primrose collection that will be sold at Jo-Ann Fabrics.
Americans are planning to do some big holiday shopping during the Thanksgiving weekend, according to NRF’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey.
Lowe’s and the Sherwin-Williams Company are pairing to bring the HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams line to Lowe’s and Sherwin-Williams retail locations.
PVH Corp. is planning to close the Izod retail division, leaving the company to focus on the apparel brand's growing wholesale business.
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