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.
Carroll Shelby Licensing and Shelby American have opened a series of mod shops and Carroll Shelby’s Store locations around the world.
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.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is making a stop at Build-A-Bear Workshops this holiday season, in a new line of customizable plush.
Iron Gut Publishing has released a new limited edition print in its Wallace & Gromit art collection exclusively at Selfridges in London.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
American designer Sigrid Olsen is returning to the fashion world with the new Sigrid Olsen Studio collection for HSN.
Toys 'R' Us announced a significant expansion of its ongoing support of the Special Olympics with a sponsorship of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games and more.
2014 was year of big successes (Frozen), milestones (Hello Kitty’s 40th) and industry-changing innovations (3D printing). Here’s a recap of the news that shaped the year.
Brand Brilliant Consulting has formed a strategic partnership with Simply Consulting Group, a retail firm that helps companies drive reatil performance.
Disney Consumer Products and Macy’s have launched a new collection of girls' apparel inspired by Disney Princess and Frozen characters.
Home shopping network Evine Live has appointed Penny Burnett as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer.
M&M's World stores in New York, Las Vegas, London and Orlando are featuring a wide range of special Star Wars merchandise to celebrate Star Wars Day on Monday.
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