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.
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
With August marking the ramp-up of hurricane season, Toys 'R' Us is once again partnering with Save the Children.
Nine West Holdings has acquired the business operations of Sherson Group, which include exclusive rights to the Nine West, Anne Klein and Easy Spirit in Canada.
Sycamore Partners has agreed to acquire Belk, the largest family-owned and operated fashion department store in the U.S.
Toys ‘R’ Us has raised nearly $2.2 million in donations through its namesake and Babies ‘R’ Us online stores benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
The average family with children in grades K-12 has completed just half (50.4 percent) of their back-to-school shopping, according to the National Retail Federation.
J.C. Penney and fashion designer Nicole Miller are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their partnership with a limited edition nicole by Nicole Miller collection.
QVC parent company Liberty Interactive has acquired the e-commerce site Zulily for approximately $2.4 billion.
Less than a year after filing for bankruptcy, teen retailer dELIA*s makes its return this month under the stewardship of Steve Russo, CEO of apparel licensee FAB NY.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has tapped SuperCheap Auto as the exclusive retailer of Top Gear-branded automotive accessories in Australia and New Zealand.
Carte Blanche Group is planning a cross-category initiative for its Me to You brand this week with apparel licensee Aykroyds.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
The average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanza and/or Hanukah this year will spend $804.42, up nearly 5 percent over last year’s actual $767.27.
Alita's Brand Bar has negotiated a deal to bring the art of Ali Sabet to online art print e-commerce store ICanvas Art.
Early holiday promotions, the continued growth of online shopping and an improving economy changed the way millions of people approached Black Friday.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
Beanstalk has signed on to help fashion retailer The Limited build its brand beyond its namesake retail stores with a host of licensed brand extensions.
Total spending is expected to reach $18.9 billion, a five-year high, this Valentine’s Day, according to the National Retail Federation.
CBS Consumer Products has teamed up with CafePress to offer a range of products featuring the upcoming teen comedy film, The DUFF.
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