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.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
Genius Brands International is broadening the reach of the Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club brand with a new e-commerce site.
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.
Discovery Communications has released the new Discovery Kids Outdoor Adventure Toys exclusively at Walgreens.
Improved consumer confidence and spending helped drive retail sales in May, with a 5 percent increase from 2012.
Walmart has unveiled its back-to-school plans with a full range of licensed products and strategies aimed at saving customers money.
JCPenney has officially announced its appointment of Debra Berman as SVP of marketing.
Xcel Brands has signed two new deals for the Issac Mizrahi apparel brand for menswear and to bring the brand to Canada.
Macy’s is continuing to grow its presence in the activewear market in an effort to enhance its appeal with Millennial consumers.
Disney Consumer Products, ABC Family and the retailer Wet Seal are planning a new millennial lifestyle brand called Crush by ABC Family.
The winners of the first-ever Progressive Preschool Awards were announced in London this week.
China has taken the top spot as the country with the most online retail ROI potential, according to A.T. Kearney’s annual ranking.
U.S. consumers plan to spend more this holiday season, but will seek out better deals.
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