European sports brands such as FIFA, the Tour de France and Manchester United are taking a focused yet wide reaching approach to licensing strategies.
The Fabulous Beekman Boys are continuing to expand their lifestyle brand Beekman 1802 with the help of licensing agency Brand Central.
After losing her crown to Disney’s Frozen characters in 2014, Barbie is back at No. 1 on the National Retail Federation’s Top Toys list for the 2015 holiday season.
Artist Debra Valencia's new 2015 holiday collection of bath and beauty products is now available at Walmart and Rite Aid in the U.S.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has kicked off the holidays with a number of seasonal offerings The Grinch and his sidekick Max as well as all eight classic reindeer characters.
The Disney Store has launched its Share the Magic holiday campaign, featuring 11 full days of Magical Friday (a.k.a. Black Friday) deals, as well as in-store events.
The British home goods store Butlers is spending a second holiday season with Peanuts, featuring a special edition Christmas collection.
Art and design brand Santoro opened its first permanent retail location on the historic Milsom Street in Bath, England, last week.
Although nearly 60 percent of holiday shoppers have already begun their seasonal shopping, millions more are holding out for the biggest holiday shopping weekend of the year.
Toy sales are on the rise worldwide heading into the fourth quarter, according of to The NPD Group, with an increase of 7 percent reported across 11 global markets.
Viz Media has partnered with the e-commerce solutions provider Generator to launch an official online store for the Naruto brand in the U.S. and Canada.
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.
H&M has expanded its long-term partnership with sport and style icon David Beckham to include a curated menswear collection for spring.
Following the success of the inaugural Marvel Super Hero September campaign, Disney Consumer Products is planning to expand the multi-platform U.S. program this year.
The National Retail Federation is projecting that U.S. retail sales will increase 4.1 percent, up from the 3.5 percent growth seen in 2014.
MTV’s "Usavich," an animated comedy about two rabbit characters Putin and Kirenenko, will be featured at department store LCX in Hong Kong.
Toys 'R' Us executives outlined initiatives that are being implemented to improve operational performance and drive profitable growth at a meeting Tuesday.
Macy’s has joined forces with supermodel and "Project Runway" host Heidi Klum for a collection of contemporary intimate apparel.
McDonald's is making fans happy in France and Monaco with a new advertising campaign featuring the Smiley brand that will also be used in a capsule at Colette.
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.
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