These 10 recent and upcoming fashion collections at major retailers exemplify the popularity of licensed merchandise.
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.
Chinese brands are expanding internationally at a rapidly growing pace, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters CompuMark.
IBISWorld is forecasting a slight increase in Thanksgiving and holiday gift spending this year.
Walmart has maintained its No. 1 spot on Interbrand's 2014 Best Retail Brands list, while four other brands saw major increases.
Classic toys like LEGO and Barbie are still at the top of children’s wish lists this year, but non-traditional items are also in demand.
Consumers will welcome the Easter Bunny with open arms this year with total spending on the holiday expected to reach $15.9 billion.
Positive retail sales numbers in the month of October point to a good holiday sales season ahead, according to the National Retail Federation.
Warmer spring weather spurred continued consumer spending this March, according to the National Retail Federation.
More than 141 million unique shoppers went shopping Thanksgiving weekend, up from 139 million last year.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
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.
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