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.
The National Retail Federation has modified its retail sales forecast for 2015 in response to unexpected slow growth during the first half of the year.
According to the National Retail Federation’s Back-to-School Spending survey, after spending more on school supplies and electronics in 2014, parents will head into the coming school year with a more measured eye to purchases.
Blueprint, the brand consultancy division of global brand extension agency Beanstalk, has debuted the new Brand Extension Indicator.
LIMA is partnering with global safety science company UL to provide itsmembers with savings on product testing and consulting services.
A panel of top merchants and brand experts from Toys 'R' Us, Hot Topic and other companies will kick off Licensing Expo in June with the Executive Keynote Panel.
After a long winter and just in time for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, consumers are looking for reasons to hit the stores, says the latest survey from the National Retail Federation.
Here’s a breakdown of 15 trends to watch this year– five licensors, five categories and five properties.
Total spending is expected to reach $18.9 billion, a five-year high, this Valentine’s Day, according to the National Retail Federation.
Here’s a breakdown of 15 trends to watch this year–five licensors, five categories and five properties.
Super Bowl XLIX will draw an estimated 184 million viewers this year, according to the National Retail Federation.
The National Retail Federation expects retail sales in November and December to increase 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion this year.
The average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanza and/or Hanukah this year will spend $804.42, up nearly 5 percent over last year’s actual $767.27.
Disney’s Frozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle characters will come to life this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes.
More consumers plan to wait until Thanksgiving weekend to start their holiday shopping, and will go online to purchase gifts when they do according to the NPD Group.
Britain’s Toy Retailers Association released DreamToys 2014, its annual prediction of best-selling toys for the holidays.
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