Retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012, according to 2013 year-end retail sales data compiled by The NPD Group.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled its new product line for the new Cars brand, Neon.
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
Bonnier’s Outdoor Life magazine is building its branded consumer product line with the addition of two new lifestyle partners.
The owner of Albertson’s grocers has announced plans to buy competitor chain Safeway in a transaction valued at $9 billion.
AMC has tapped Sony DADC to launch and manage a new e-commerce site for "The Walking Dead" zombie drama.
TV personality and home makeover designer Angelo Surmelis has launched his new furniture line exclusively at Mor Furniture for Less.
RadioShack announced plans to close up to 1100 underperforming stores in the U.S. at its fourth quarter earnings report Tuesday.
Stein Mart will open 10 new stores this year, marking the company's largest store expansion since 2007.
Claire's has announced plans for an assortment of jewelry and fashion accessories designed in collaboration with pop star Katy Perry.
Atlantyca Entertainment has partnered with the Italian supermarket Penny Market for a seven-week customer loyalty promotion featuring “Geronimo Stilton.”
Easter spending is expected to remain flat this year with total spending expected to reach an estimated $17.2 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
Sears Holdings has created a new business unit–Shop Your Way Brands–to develop entertainment-driven lifestyle brands.
BLE’s 2013 Retail Mentoring Programme has expanded to include more than 50 buying professionals from top retailers.
Teen retailer dELiA*s has sold its brand Alloy to HRSH Acquisitions for $3.7 million dollars.
Lisle International has negotiated a new deal with the U.K. retailer Forbidden Planet for a line of Temple Run products.
Professional skateboarding's Street League has inked a new deal to launch retail stores and branded products.
July was a mixed bag for retailers, with sales gains in some categories but declines in others.
Things Remembered has appointed Catalina Maddox-Wagers as senior vice president, chief merchandising and marketing officer.
Babies ‘R’ Us is celebrating the 1st anniversary of Heidi Klum’s Truly Scrumptious collection of baby and kids’ apparel.
Dick’s Sporting Goods is now the exclusive provider of licensed merchandise for ESPN.com and other ESPN e-commerce sites.
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