As the retail sector continues to evolve, brand licensors have to keep abreast of retail trends in order to maximize all opportunities.
Accessories Innovations is ready for the back-to-school season with themed backpacks for Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Disney and Mattel.
Hasbro and Shapeways are combining powers to launch SuperFanArt.com, a 3D printing marketplace and community that will allow fans to promote their artwork and creations.
Families will spend slightly more on back-to-school items than last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Back-to-School survey.
Hearst Brand Development has launched Seventeen magazine's first-ever apparel and accessories collection exclusively at Sears.
Perfetti Van Melle has signed a deal with H&M to create apparel and fashion accessories inspired by the lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
The Home Depot is bringing MakerBot's Replicator Desktop 3D printers to its website and 12 Home Depot stores in California, Illinois and New York.
Calvin Klein and apparel e-commerce site MyTheresa.com, are launching a special edition women’s capsule featuring classic styles from the 1990s.
Discovery Consumer Products has launched a dedicated e-commerce shop for the mystery and suspense network Investigation Discovery–ShopIDStore.com.
Two of Robin Thicke’s new singles will serve as the inspiration for rose bouquets from 1-800-Flowers.com.
Hair care company Drybar has appointed licensing consultants Brand Central to expand the blowout-only salon brand across the U.S.
Macy’s and Lids Sports Group are teaming up to open sports team merchandise departments.
Toys ‘R’ Us has released its annual Toys ‘R’ Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids and, for the first-time, an app guide.
Walmart teamed up with the real experts in toys this year for its annual holiday top toy list–kids.
Target has unveiled its pick of this year’s top holiday toys with a new, expanded top gifts list and a host of online and in-home resources for parents.
The Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory and investment firm, has appointed two new co-presidents of its retail division.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment is pushing Tree Fu Tom this fall and winter with new episodes and a retail campaign in the U.K.
HSN launched its third exclusive series of guitars from Grammy Award-winning producer and “American Idol” mentor Randy Jackson Sunday.
This year’s annual NRF conference and expo, held earlier this week in New York City, heavily focused on omni-channel retailing, customer engagement and data mining.
Mattel is taking the Thomas & Friends franchise to the next level with a new retail business model that will emulate its popular American Girl property.
American consumers powered through the winter weather lifting retail sales in February.
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