Comic-Con took place last month with less participation from the major film studios than in years past. Nonetheless, Comic-Con still remains the epicenter of pop culture and the place to be in July.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products, in partnership with Entertainment Retail Enterprises, has opened its newest Nickelodeon Store in the Dubai Mall.
Five Below, a pre-teen and teen value retailer, will open its 500th store in Trexlertown, Pa., Sept. 9.
Pyramid International, a U.K.-based manufacturer and distributor of licensed products, has unveiled its new website.
Cherokee Global Brands, in partnership with Ahold Czech Republic, has launched a range of Cherokee-branded products in 80 locations of Ahold’s hypermarket retail chain Albert.
Sears has revealed its plans to expand its apparel offerings with the launch of Showcase at Sears, a shop-in-shop experience featuring more than 10 brands from Europe and Latin America.
Cartoonito, Toys ‘R’ Us and Simba Smoby, master toy partner for “Masha and the Bear,” have joined forces to promote the preschool series in the U.K.
Despite back-to-school shopping starting earlier this year, the average family has only completed 48 percent of their shopping as of early August, slightly down from last year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Brambly Hedge has tapped Paul Dennicci to produce a range of babywear that will launch at U.K. retailer Mothercare.
The U.S. sales of men’s and women’s jeans grew 2 percent to nearly $13 billion, showing the category’s first growth in years, according to the NPD Group.
American Greetings Entertainment has tapped fashion licensee Boy Meets Girl to create an apparel line featuring the Care Bears brand exclusively for French retailer Colette.
Cherokee Global Brands has launched its new California-inspired brand Point Cove in Reliance Trends stores across India.
In honor the 15th anniversary of the classic character Olivia, DreamWorks Animation has teamed with Gymboree to launch an exclusive line of clothing and accessories.
PBS Kids and Whole Foods Market have joined forces for a second holiday season to launch a new range of earth-friendly toys for toddlers.
The British home goods store Butlers is spending a second holiday season with Peanuts, featuring a special edition Christmas collection.
Tween brand Limited Too, which is owned by Bluestar Alliance, has debuted a new line of branded tech products at the International CES trade show this week.
The National Retail Federation has released its 19th annual Top 250 Global Powers of Retailing report providing a look at the world’ largest retailers and e-retailers.
A U.K. survey of girls ages 7 to 15, conducted to mark the return of Cartoon Network's “The Powerpuff Girls,” has revealed that girls are ignoring stereotypes and are tougher than ever before.
The joint venture of Gordon Brothers Group, Hilco Merchant Resources and Tiger Capital Group has begun going-out-of-business sales at all Sports Authority locations.
Barnes & Noble is continuing its annual celebration of fanboys, fangirls and pop-culture with Get Pop-Cultured.
Walmart has announced that it will buy Jet.com for approximately $3 billion in cash.
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