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.
Off-price apparel and homewares retailer TJX Companies acquired the Australia off-price women's wear chain Trade Secret for AUD $80 million.
Saban Brands has announced a new fashion collaboration for its surf-inspired lifestyle brand Mambo with Australia-based designer Emma Mulholland.
Grafton Fraser has acquired all 35 Jones New York retail stores across Canada and signed with Authentic Brands Group to operate the brand's e-commerce in the country.
In celebration of the newly discovered Dr. Seuss book What Pet Should I Get?, Barnes & Noble is hosting a series of themed events at book stores across the U.S.
Nordstrom is expanding its partnership with the women's retailer Madewell, part of the J. Crew Group, to bring the brand to stores across the U.S.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's commercial division has decided to close its standalone ABC Shops as part of a new retail strategy.
Donut chain Krispy Kreme has launched three new ready-to-drink iced coffees–mocha, vanilla and caramel–at merchants across the U.S.
Mattel India has teamed with the on-demand retail platform GingerCrush.com to offer its brands on a range of lifestyle merchandise.
Walmart Stores has acquired the outstanding shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of the Chinese e-commerce giant.
The Chinese online direct sales company, JD.com, has launched U.S. Mall, a new channel that offers authentic imported U.S. products for sale to customers in China.
Kellogg’s will release its limited-run cereal Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Chocolatey Almond Cereal to supermarkets nationwide.
Following Dollar Tree's announcement at the end of July that it had bought rival Family Dollar, Dollar General has offered a counter-bid for the discount chain.
Fox Consumer Products, streetwear brand Rook and PacSun are planning a new apparel and accessories collection featuring "Family Guy."
Anchor Bay Entertainment is planning two new kids' DVDs featuring Zodiak Kids' Tickety Toc and Ludorum's Chuggington brands.
With a new executive team and a new strategy, Toys ‘R’ Us is focused on various improvements
and the critical holiday season.
A line of brand-new collectible Sindy dolls from Robert Tonner will make its retail debut at Harrods later this month, in a deal negotiated by Bulldog Licensing.
FAO Schwarz is celebrating the holidays with one-of-a-kind gifts and festive décor and is offering shoppers the chance to give back.
Playboy is growing its brand in Mexico with the addition of a new shoe boutique, Playboy Estd 1953, in Leon.
Target has begun a court-supervised wind-down of its Canadian businesses. The retailer currently operates 133 locations in the country.
Gap Inc.'s fitness apparel brand Athleta is planning its first-ever designer collaboration with the Derek Lam 10 Crosby brand.
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