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.
Kohl's has teamed with actress and fitness enthusiast Shay Mitchell for a capsule collection of athleisure apparel available now in stores and online.
Uniqlo is planning a global collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, dubbed Magic For All, that will include new products, pop-up displays and in-store and customer experiences.
MGA Entertainment has teamed with Target to allow guests to create customized Bratz dolls through the new Create-A-Bratz experience on Target.com.
King Features has launched the first official Betty Boop online store in Japan in partnership with e-tail operator Myatt.
Off-price apparel and homewares retailer TJX Companies acquired the Australia off-price women's wear chain Trade Secret for AUD $80 million.
Saban Brands has announced a new fashion collaboration for its surf-inspired lifestyle brand Mambo with Australia-based designer Emma Mulholland.
Grafton Fraser has acquired all 35 Jones New York retail stores across Canada and signed with Authentic Brands Group to operate the brand's e-commerce in the country.
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.
Wet Seal celebrated the launch of its brand-new Fifth Harmony for Wet Seal apparel collection with a meet-and-greet in Sherman Oaks, Calif., Monday.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has tapped SuperCheap Auto as the exclusive retailer of Top Gear-branded automotive accessories in Australia and New Zealand.
Carte Blanche Group is planning a cross-category initiative for its Me to You brand this week with apparel licensee Aykroyds.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
The average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanza and/or Hanukah this year will spend $804.42, up nearly 5 percent over last year’s actual $767.27.
Alita's Brand Bar has negotiated a deal to bring the art of Ali Sabet to online art print e-commerce store ICanvas Art.
Early holiday promotions, the continued growth of online shopping and an improving economy changed the way millions of people approached Black Friday.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
Overstock.com is planning to launch a new storefront that will rent and sell digital media and offer a video streaming subscription service for its Club O members.
Xcel Brands has teamed with True Cosmetics to develop a skincare and cosmetics line for fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, called True Isaac Mizrahi.
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