These 10 recent and upcoming fashion collections at major retailers exemplify the popularity of licensed merchandise.
August retail sales increased 2.7 percent unadjusted year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation.
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.
LIMA has introduced the first in a new series of consumer survey reports detailing kids’ favorite brands and characters in 31 nations around the world.
The National Retail Federation estimates that food sales will reach $6.2 billion ($68.16 per household) this Independence Day.
Google has overtaken Apple to regain its position as the world’s most valuable brand, according to the annual BrandZ report.
As the retail sector continues to evolve, brand licensors have to keep abreast of retail trends in order to maximize all opportunities.
The average person will spend $113.80 on gifts for dad this Father's Day, slightly down from last year.
The Global Retailing Conference convened in Tucson, Ariz., last month to discuss the future of retail. Most merchants agree: technology is the future and it’s here now.
Despite nicer spring weather, consumers tempered their spending in the month of April, according to the National Retail Federation.
Online sales on Cyber Monday increased by 16 percent year-over-year to $2.29 billion, according to the Adobe Digital Index.
While 2013 U.S. retail dollar sales of toys remained relatively flat compared to 2012, licensed toys experienced an increase of 3 percent to $5.3 billion.
U.S. consumers plan to spend more this holiday season, but will seek out better deals.
Total men’s apparel U.S. retail sales reached $60.8 billion in 2013, a 5 percent increase over the $57.8 billion generated in 2012.
The shortened holiday shopping season drove consumer spending in November, according to the National Retail Federation.
Chinese brands are expanding internationally at a rapidly growing pace, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters CompuMark.
Nearly half (49.9 percent) of holiday shoppers plan to do the remainder of their holiday shopping online.
Apple released its list of the top apps of 2013 Tuesday, with many games that feature attached licensing programs making the list.
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