Comic-Con took place last month with less participation from the major film studios than in years past. Nonetheless, Comic-Con still remains the epicenter of pop culture and the place to be in July.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has tapped BoxLunch, a pop culture novelty store and division of Hot Topic, to celebrate the new season of “Bob’s Burgers” with an exclusive in-store promotion.
Macy’s and DreamWorks Animation have joined forces to showcase the studio’s upcoming film Trolls through a host of exclusive products, activations and more.
Authentic Brands Group, General Growth Properties and Simon Property Group have finalized the acquisition of apparel and accessories brand Aéropostale.
The Fabulous Beekman Boys, also known as Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, have partnered with Target to launch an exclusive Beekman 1802 home collection.
Gap and lifestyle brand Pendleton Woolen Mills have joined forces to launch a limited edition collection of apparel and accessories.
Flip Flop Shops, a subsidiary of Cherokee Global Brands, has revealed its future growth initiatives, focusing on format innovations, channel expansion and a brand launch.
Target has unveiled its 2016 Top Toys List, half of which are playthings from licensed brands including Star Wars, “Paw Patrol,” Barbie, Pokémon and more.
Sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has opened its first brand experience boutique, titled Aston Martin at No. 8 Dover Street, in London’s Mayfair district.
The Moomin brand will open a new café chain for children, titled Mumin Kaffe, to complement its current lineup of more than 20 branded cafés and shops.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association, in partnership with licensee MK Trend, has opened its first retail store, LPGA Gallery, in South Korea.
DreamWorks Animation is taking an innovative, new approach to loyalty programs thanks to a new strategy spearheaded by Brian Schwartz, head of global licensing and licensing partnerships, DWA.
Teen specialty retailer Aeropostale is expanding its operations in Asia and the EMEA region with plans to launch new stores in Thailand and Egypt.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has opened an official online store featuring exclusive merchandise inspired by its gaming brands such as "Pac-Man" and "Tekken."
Kids are devoting roughly the same amount of time to both traditional and technology-based toys and activities, according to the NPD Group’s Kids Share of Time and Wallet report.
More than 25 percent of parents in the U.S. learn about new food products as a request from their child, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts.
The joint venture of Gordon Brothers Group, Hilco Merchant Resources and Tiger Capital Group has begun going-out-of-business sales at all Sports Authority locations.
The Hershey Company has announced plans to grow its flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World store in New York City.
Walmart has turned to real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season’s top 25 toys.
Chinese e-commerce site JD.com has launched an online German mall, offering a wide selection of German products.
The U.K.’s video game retailer Game has teamed with Activision and rock website and online radio station TeamRock to mark the launch of "Guitar Hero Live."
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