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.
Cherokee Global Brands has launched its new California-inspired brand Point Cove in Reliance Trends stores across India.
GameStop, the new owner of online collectibles retailer ThinkGeek, will open a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles this fall.
Ree Drummond, creator of "The Pioneer Woman" blog and Food Network host, has launched a collection of modern country housewares exclusively at Walmart.
Menswear retail brand Britches of Georgetowne is planning its return in a new partnership with Stephan Wayne, chairman of Stephan Wayne & Associates and Bum Equipment.
Xcel Brands has entered into a strategic partnership with Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor for three of its brands and an additional exclusive brand targeting Millennials.
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.
Target unveiled its annual list of top toys for the upcoming holidays, featuring a number of products from licensed brands.
Looking back over the years provides insight into current technology trends for children.
Target has announced a number of new initiatives for the holiday season centered on guest-friendly services–including exclusive products.
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.
Specialty retailer Francesca's Holdings has named specialty retailing veteran Michael W. Barnes as chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products has teamed with Entertainment Retail Enterprises to create Nickelodeon stores in a variety of international destinations.
Retail sales of toys in the U.S. generated $18.08 billion in 2014 compared to $17.46 billion in 2013, an increase of 4 percent, according to the NPD Group.
Here’s a breakdown of 15 trends to watch this year–five licensors, five categories and five properties.
The fashion industry's leading trade show MAGIC has created a new retail education portal called MAGIC University.
Target will cut 1,700 jobs in the U.S. over the next two years as part of a series of new initiatives designed to put the retailer "on a clear path to growth.”
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