With a new executive team and a new strategy, Toys ‘R’ Us is focused on various improvements
and the critical holiday season.
Total online retail spending in November and December across desktops, smartphones and tablets will reach $61 billion, representing a 16 percent gain over last year, according to the ComScore 2014 holiday season forecast.
FAO Schwarz is celebrating the holidays with one-of-a-kind gifts and festive décor and is offering shoppers the chance to give back.
Americans are planning to do some big holiday shopping during the Thanksgiving weekend, according to NRF’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey.
IMC Toys and Rubie’s have announced a joint venture between their new Italian companies–IMC Italia and Rubie’s Italia.
Shoppers are taking their time in hopes of deeper discounts over the Thanksgiving weekend and late in the season, according to National Retail Federation.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to expand in 2014 with plans to open 90 stores worldwide, including 22 locations in China.
Babies ‘R’ Us will help parents celebrate their little ones’ very first holiday season with a special series of “Baby’s First Christmas” in-store events.
Britain’s Toy Retailers Association released DreamToys 2014, its annual prediction of best-selling toys for the holidays.
Target is taking its holiday gift selections into new territory through a test with Shapeways, an online 3D printing marketplace and service.
Saban Brands has launched the first-ever pop-up shop for its lifestyle brand Paul Frank in New York City's Times Square.
Disney Store is getting a jump-start on Black Friday shopping with the launch of its Magical Week Sale beginning today.
Walmart has promoted David Cheesewright to president and chief executive officer of Walmart International.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Andre Javes as managing director of Southeast Asia and Greater China.
The National Retail Federation anticipates “continued, measured growth” in retail sales this year, as much of the issues that caused volatility in 2013 have been resolved.
AMC has tapped Sony DADC to launch and manage a new e-commerce site for "The Walking Dead" zombie drama.
John Lewis is now featuring the Wish You Were Here product range from artist Tina Crawford.
Silvergate Media has partnered with stationery retailer Paperchase for a new range of products based on the classic Peter Rabbit illustrations.
Under Armour has opened the doors of its newest specialty retail location in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City.
Chinese brands are expanding internationally at a rapidly growing pace, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters CompuMark.
Guru Studio’s Justin Time is growing around the globe with a dedicated store launching on CafePress and a new agent in Turkey.
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