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.
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.
Nine West Holdings has acquired the business operations of Sherson Group, which include exclusive rights to the Nine West, Anne Klein and Easy Spirit in Canada.
Anchor Bay Entertainment is planning two new kids' DVDs featuring Zodiak Kids' Tickety Toc and Ludorum's Chuggington brands.
While there is a world of difference between Hello Kitty and SpongeBob SquarePants, there are also many similarities that distinguish these properties from others.
Disney’s Frozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle characters will come to life this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes.
Target is taking its holiday gift selections into new territory through a test with Shapeways, an online 3D printing marketplace and service.
Australian retailer Woolworths has taken to the exclusive rights to the Australian technology solutions brand Hills.
Target has unveiled its latest design partnership for spring with resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer.
The British toy market increased 4.4 percent in 2014, the best result since 2010 when toy sales were up 8 percent.
Women in Toys will recognize Ann Kearns of Sesame Workshop with its Lifetime Achievement Award and Eva Lorenz of Amazon as the Retailer of the Year.
Colette in Paris, France, will be the first retail partner to launch Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products' new fashion collection, SpongeBob by Beatrix Ong.
A panel of top merchants and brand experts from Toys 'R' Us, Hot Topic and other companies will kick off Licensing Expo in June with the Executive Keynote Panel.
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