European sports brands such as FIFA, the Tour de France and Manchester United are taking a focused yet wide reaching approach to licensing strategies.
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.
Petco and Dr. Seuss Enterprises have launched the new Dr. Seuss Pet Fans collection, a new line of pet accessories and toys based on the author's iconic characters.
Lowe’s and the Sherwin-Williams Company are pairing to bring the HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams line to Lowe’s and Sherwin-Williams retail locations.
Macy’s today announced a series of initiatives to evolve its business model including the closure of 14 stores and a restructuring of its merchandising and marketing functions.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed up with Hot Topic for an all-new Valentine’s Day apparel collection inspired by the DC Comics villainess, Harley Quinn.
Electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy and signed a tentative agreement to sell between 1,500 and 2,400 of its 4,000 U.S. stores to Sprint.
Feld Motor Sports and Strottman international have once again partnered with home improvement retailer Lowe’s to bring back Monster Jam-themed Build and Grow Clinics.
Specialty retailer The Wet Seal has been purchased at auction by an affiliate of private equity investment firm Versa Capital Holdings.
French fashion collaborative Etudes Studio has created a capsule collection featuring the classic character Fido Dido.
CBS Consumer Products, Showtime and retailer Hot Topic are planning a new apparel collaboration inspired by the Showtime series "Penny Dreadful."
Disney Consumer Products has launched the new product line for the upcoming Disney/Pixar movie Inside Out, arriving in theaters June 19.
Target has opened the doors of its new Target Open House–part retail space, part lab, part showcase for new, connected technologies.
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