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.
As part of its annual investor meeting, Gap, Inc. unveiled plans for major expansion in Asia.
Macy’s is bringing back its American Icons campaign for a second year featuring fashion from big-name brands, events and a charity partnership.
Kohl’s Department Stores is offering exclusive merchandise from the new animated feature Rio 2 through the Kohl’s Cares merchandise program.
The Juicy Couture brand is expanding its retail presence in Europe with plans to add standalone locations and shop-in-shops.
Crumbs Bake Shop has cooked up a deal with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring a selection of its baked goods to 201 club locations.
After the expansion of its Fast & Easy chain was abandoned last year, Tesco is trying again, this time with fast fashion chain F&F.
H&M surprised fans at a Coachella after-party last weekend with the news that Alexander Wang will be the retailer’s next designer collaboration.
Banana Republic is planning a limited edition capsule collection from fashion designer Roland Mouret.
Chi will launch a new range of Miss Universe-branded hairstyling products exclusively at Ulta stores in the U.S. April 22.
Silvergate Media has partnered with stationery retailer Paperchase for a new range of products based on the classic Peter Rabbit illustrations.
Discovery Communications has released the new Discovery Kids Outdoor Adventure Toys exclusively at Walgreens.
Discovery Enterprises International has unveiled an exclusive e-commerce platform for its TV channel DMAX in Germany.
Babies ‘R’ Us is celebrating the arrival of HRH Prince of Cambridge with a regal baby line from Tommee Tippee.
Marc Jacobs launched his namesake cosmetics line, Marc Jacobs Beauty, at Sephora stores Friday.
Toys ‘R’ Us has added an exclusive range of do-it-yourself accessories designed by actress Victoria Justice to its Totally Me! brand.
Warner Bros. and fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 are launching a limited edition collection called Bats & Cats Friday.
Disney Store U.K.’s annual Share in the Magic charity campaign launched Wednesday with an event at the London’s Oxford Street location.
Nickelodeon and Amazon.com are celebrating the launch of the holiday shopping season with three Nick-themed e-boutiques.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA is bringing some of its top brands to retail loyalty programs through a new partnership with TCC.
The National Basketball Association has named the Golden State Warriors and the Miami Heat as the 2012-13 season’s Team Retailers of the Year.
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