As the retail sector continues to evolve, brand licensors have to keep abreast of retail trends in order to maximize all opportunities.
The National Retail Federation has lowered its retail sales forecast for 2014, but expects sales to grow significantly faster over the next five months.
DreamWorks Animation will make its first official foray into the retail space with the launch of DreamPlace this holiday season.
Clothing line Her Universe, along with retailer Hot Topic and media company Nerdist Industries, will hold their debut fashion show at Comic-Con Thursday.
Accessories Innovations is ready for the back-to-school season with themed backpacks for Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Disney and Mattel.
Hearst Brand Development has launched Seventeen magazine's first-ever apparel and accessories collection exclusively at Sears.
Perfetti Van Melle has signed a deal with H&M to create apparel and fashion accessories inspired by the lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
The Home Depot is bringing MakerBot's Replicator Desktop 3D printers to its website and 12 Home Depot stores in California, Illinois and New York.
Calvin Klein and apparel e-commerce site MyTheresa.com, are launching a special edition women’s capsule featuring classic styles from the 1990s.
Discovery Consumer Products has launched a dedicated e-commerce shop for the mystery and suspense network Investigation Discovery–ShopIDStore.com.
Two of Robin Thicke’s new singles will serve as the inspiration for rose bouquets from 1-800-Flowers.com.
Sony Pictures Animation and Columbia Pictures are readying for the release of The Smurfs 2 Wednesday with a range of retail promotions.
Retailers are looking to exclusive designers, celebrity partnerships or hot properties to bring new, fashionable apparel options to customers.
Just Play has released the first toy range for “Tickety Toc” exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us stores across the U.S.
Disney Consumer Products, ABC Family and the retailer Wet Seal are planning a new millennial lifestyle brand called Crush by ABC Family.
HSN and Univision Communications have launched a shopping service targeted to Hispanic costumers.
Blokker stores across Benelux are promoting Rainbow’s girls’ property Winx Club with a coloring contest that will run through the end of January.
Iconix Brand Group’s heritage sports apparel brand Starter is planning its first retail space–a Starter Clubhouse pop-up shop.
Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal and Peerless Clothing have partnered to create a new fashion menswear collection that will launch exclusively at Macy's.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled its new product line for the new Cars brand, Neon.
Walmart has maintained its No. 1 spot on Interbrand's 2014 Best Retail Brands list, while four other brands saw major increases.
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