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.
DreamWorks' YouTube network AwesomenessTV is teaming with Kohl's to launch a seven capsule, limited edition junior’s fashion line.
Lionsgate has teamed up Sony DADC's relentlessGENERATOR to launch an official e-commerce destination for the Netflix series, "Orange is the New Black."
Knockout Licensing has renewed and extended several deals with key licensees for the TV series “Downton Abbey."
The Polaroid Fotobar is expanding its experiential retail concept with the opening of seven micro-retail locations in select Westfield Malls throughout California.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to expand in 2014 with plans to open 90 stores worldwide, including 22 locations in China.
Cosmetics brand Kiehl's has teamed with the Norman Rockwell Foundation for a holiday partnership featuring Rockwell's iconic depictions of American life.
Hallmark and Mattel have signed a new licensing agreement that will bring the Barbie brand license back to Hallmark this year.
Nickelodeon is partnering with Toys 'R' Us for an exclusive marketing program and in-store experience for the upcoming movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Staples has announced plans to acquire all outstanding shares of fellow office supply retailer Office Depot, in a merger that values Office Depot at $6.3 billion.
Supermodel Coco Rocha will debut her first-ever apparel line inspired by Disney's upcoming film Cinderella, on the e-commerce and home shopping retailer HSN.
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