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.
U.S. consumers will spend more this holiday season, but plan to start early and seek out better deals.
The National Retail Federation anticipates “continued, measured growth” in retail sales this year, as much of the issues that caused volatility in 2013 have been resolved.
The National Retail Federation’s figures indicate broad sales gains in most retail sectors in September.
Retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012, according to 2013 year-end retail sales data compiled by The NPD Group.
Adobe predicts that 2013 will be one of the most exciting growth years in online Christmas shopping annual Online Shopping Forecast.
Spending has leveled off in the beginning of the year due in part to severe winter weather in much of the country.
More than 50 percent of holiday shoppers have already begun their search and more consumers than ever before will turn to gift cards this year.
©2014 ADVANSTAR COMMUNICATIONS INC. All rights reserved.