With a new executive team and a new strategy, Toys ‘R’ Us is focused on various improvements
and the critical holiday season.
Total online retail spending in November and December across desktops, smartphones and tablets will reach $61 billion, representing a 16 percent gain over last year, according to the ComScore 2014 holiday season forecast.
FAO Schwarz is celebrating the holidays with one-of-a-kind gifts and festive décor and is offering shoppers the chance to give back.
Americans are planning to do some big holiday shopping during the Thanksgiving weekend, according to NRF’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey.
IMC Toys and Rubie’s have announced a joint venture between their new Italian companies–IMC Italia and Rubie’s Italia.
Shoppers are taking their time in hopes of deeper discounts over the Thanksgiving weekend and late in the season, according to National Retail Federation.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to expand in 2014 with plans to open 90 stores worldwide, including 22 locations in China.
Babies ‘R’ Us will help parents celebrate their little ones’ very first holiday season with a special series of “Baby’s First Christmas” in-store events.
Britain’s Toy Retailers Association released DreamToys 2014, its annual prediction of best-selling toys for the holidays.
Target is taking its holiday gift selections into new territory through a test with Shapeways, an online 3D printing marketplace and service.
Saban Brands has launched the first-ever pop-up shop for its lifestyle brand Paul Frank in New York City's Times Square.
Asda and the Mrs. Brown’s Boys brand broke a Guinness World Record last week, with the unveiling of the biggest onesie in the world.
Macy’s has settled its more than two-year breach-of-contract dispute with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, but its lawsuit against JCPenney will continue.
With Super Bowl XLVIII expected to draw an estimated 181 million viewers, the NRF predicts that total spending for the event will top $12.3 billion.
Claire's has announced plans for an assortment of jewelry and fashion accessories designed in collaboration with pop star Katy Perry.
Toys ‘R’ Us outlined its strategy for improving the company’s performance a following a disappointing 2013.
The U.S.’s largest grocer, Walmart, will re-launch the Wild Oats organic brand with a range of more than 100 food products.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
National Geographic has launched a range of pet products featuring hundreds of items for freshwater fish, reptiles and small pets at PetSmart.
Babies ‘R’ Us and Disney’s Disney Baby brand are partnering to bring combined offerings of products and services to new and expecting parents.
The National Retail Federation estimates that food sales will reach $6.2 billion ($68.16 per household) this Independence Day.
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