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.
Barnes & Noble is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a series of hands-on events across the U.S.
Early-career photos of Muhammad Ali are now available from USA Today Sports in conjunction with the launch of the USA Today Sports e-store.
As part of its annual investor meeting, Gap, Inc. unveiled plans for major expansion in Asia.
Macy’s is bringing back its American Icons campaign for a second year featuring fashion from big-name brands, events and a charity partnership.
Kohl’s Department Stores is offering exclusive merchandise from the new animated feature Rio 2 through the Kohl’s Cares merchandise program.
The Juicy Couture brand is expanding its retail presence in Europe with plans to add standalone locations and shop-in-shops.
Crumbs Bake Shop has cooked up a deal with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring a selection of its baked goods to 201 club locations.
After the expansion of its Fast & Easy chain was abandoned last year, Tesco is trying again, this time with fast fashion chain F&F.
H&M surprised fans at a Coachella after-party last weekend with the news that Alexander Wang will be the retailer’s next designer collaboration.
Banana Republic is planning a limited edition capsule collection from fashion designer Roland Mouret.
HSN has partnered with interior designer Alexa Hampton to launch her first-ever textile collection, Alexa Hampton Home.
Nickelodeon has launched a new Nick Shop at the Toys ‘R’ Us flagship in Times Square.
One of the most important strategies–and perhaps ubiquitous challenges–in brand licensing today is how to establish and sustain a brand franchise.
GameStop USA will have the exclusive on NECA’s new Batman: Arkham Origins Grapnel Accessory prop replica.
As Sony Pictures Television’s “Breaking Bad” begins its final season, the studio has launched an online store for the show.
Wicked Cool will debut its new line of The Wiggles toys exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us in the U.S. later this month.
Toys ‘R’ Us U.K. has revealed its own list of top holiday toys, following the release of the U.S. list Wednesday.
The Walt Disney Company China has unveiled plans for the company's first store on the Chinese mainland.
Hasbro has partnered with jewelry and accessories retailer Icing for a capsule collection inspired by the Monopoly board game.
Sanrio and Art You Grew Up With have launched a Mr. Men Little Miss pop-up shop at Selfridges in the U.K.
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