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.
Dylan’s Candy Bar has launched a limited edition candy collection to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz.
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.
Warner Bros. and CBS Consumer Products for a limited edition collection of The Big Bang Theory/Star Trek merchandise.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has named LIDL as its European retail partner for Man of Steel.
RadioShack has opened its first shop-within-a-shop retail space at the University of Texas at Austin Co-op as part of a new strategy.
Magic Light Pictures has signed a direct-to-retail deal with Sainsbury’s for The Gruffalo brand, in a partnership brokered by TLC.
Retailers are looking to exclusive designers, celebrity partnerships or hot properties to bring new, fashionable apparel options to customers.
The next generation of Toys ‘R’ Us’ Android kids’ tablet, tabeo e2, will be released next month.
HBO Global Licensing has tapped with asknet to manage it e-commerce engine and operations for the European HBO Shop.
HIT Entertainment has launched the Thomas & Friends Tracks4Thomas U.K. holiday charity campaign, in partnership with Hamleys.
Walmart Stores’ board of directors has elected company veteran Doug McMillonas president and chief executive officer.
Walmart has promoted David Cheesewright to president and chief executive officer of Walmart International.
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