Comic-Con took place last month with less participation from the major film studios than in years past. Nonetheless, Comic-Con still remains the epicenter of pop culture and the place to be in July.
Cherokee Global Brands, in partnership with Ahold Czech Republic, has launched a range of Cherokee-branded products in 80 locations of Ahold’s hypermarket retail chain Albert.
Sears has revealed its plans to expand its apparel offerings with the launch of Showcase at Sears, a shop-in-shop experience featuring more than 10 brands from Europe and Latin America.
Cartoonito, Toys ‘R’ Us and Simba Smoby, master toy partner for “Masha and the Bear,” have joined forces to promote the preschool series in the U.K.
Despite back-to-school shopping starting earlier this year, the average family has only completed 48 percent of their shopping as of early August, slightly down from last year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Brambly Hedge has tapped Paul Dennicci to produce a range of babywear that will launch at U.K. retailer Mothercare.
The U.S. sales of men’s and women’s jeans grew 2 percent to nearly $13 billion, showing the category’s first growth in years, according to the NPD Group.
American Greetings Entertainment has tapped fashion licensee Boy Meets Girl to create an apparel line featuring the Care Bears brand exclusively for French retailer Colette.
Nearly 60 percent of “Pokémon Go” players are more likely to enter a business offering Pokémon-branded discounts and products, according to marketing communications agency MGH’s recent survey.
Macy’s has announced that it will close 100 of its 728 stores in the U.S., with many of these closures occurring early next year.
Cherokee Global Brands is growing its distribution for the Tony Hawk lifestyle brand.
Cherokee Global Brands announced that Target has elected not to renew its license for the Cherokee brand in the U.S.
Young adult retailer Aéropostale has partnered with Himatsingka America to create a line of branded home textiles.
The U.K.’s video game retailer Game has teamed with Activision and rock website and online radio station TeamRock to mark the launch of "Guitar Hero Live."
After losing her crown to Disney’s Frozen characters in 2014, Barbie is back at No. 1 on the National Retail Federation’s Top Toys list for the 2015 holiday season.
Smartphones, not tablets, are driving online sales and traffic for retailers, according to new research from Shop.com, Forrester Research and Bizrate Insights.
U.K.-based high street retailer The Entertainer has opened two new stores in Dundee and Dunfermline, Scotland.
The Entertainer, a high-street U.K. toy retailer, has partnered with Christian Aid for Christian Aid Week 2016, an annual fundraising drive.
The National Retail Federation expects U.S. sales in November and December to increase a solid 3.7 percent to $630.5 billion.
Kmart has partnered with Risewear to launch a new lifestyle athleisure brand of footwear and to serve as the brand’s exclusive U.S. retailer.
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