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.
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.
Donut chain Krispy Kreme has launched three new ready-to-drink iced coffees–mocha, vanilla and caramel–at merchants across the U.S.
Mattel India has teamed with the on-demand retail platform GingerCrush.com to offer its brands on a range of lifestyle merchandise.
Walmart Stores has acquired the outstanding shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of the Chinese e-commerce giant.
The National Retail Federation has modified its retail sales forecast for 2015 in response to unexpected slow growth during the first half of the year.
The Chinese online direct sales company, JD.com, has launched U.S. Mall, a new channel that offers authentic imported U.S. products for sale to customers in China.
Toys 'R' Us has released its 20th edition of the Toys 'R' Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids.
Disney Consumer Products and Marvel have launched an annual national campaign aimed at taking the Marvel brand to new heights–Marvel Super Hero September.
Toys 'R' Us and jewelry retailer Claire's are teaming up in a global partnership to launch Claire's in-store shops in TRU locations around the world.
With a new executive team and a new strategy, Toys ‘R’ Us is focused on various improvements
and the critical holiday season.
H&M is planning a book that celebrates its history of designer collaborations.
Britain’s Toy Retailers Association released DreamToys 2014, its annual prediction of best-selling toys for the holidays.
Omni-channel teen retailer dELiA*s filed for bankruptcy Sunday following previous failed attempts to raise financing and/or sell the business.
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.
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