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.
Xcel Brands has entered into a strategic partnership with Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor for three of its brands and an additional exclusive brand targeting Millennials.
Carroll Shelby Licensing and Shelby American have opened a series of mod shops and Carroll Shelby’s Store locations around the world.
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
With August marking the ramp-up of hurricane season, Toys 'R' Us is once again partnering with Save the Children.
Nine West Holdings has acquired the business operations of Sherson Group, which include exclusive rights to the Nine West, Anne Klein and Easy Spirit in Canada.
Sycamore Partners has agreed to acquire Belk, the largest family-owned and operated fashion department store in the U.S.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has launched O Store, an online retail destination for exclusive OWN and Oprah merchandise alongside lifestyle content.
Toys ‘R’ Us has raised nearly $2.2 million in donations through its namesake and Babies ‘R’ Us online stores benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
J.C. Penney and fashion designer Nicole Miller are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their partnership with a limited edition nicole by Nicole Miller collection.
QVC parent company Liberty Interactive has acquired the e-commerce site Zulily for approximately $2.4 billion.
DreamWorks' YouTube network AwesomenessTV is teaming with Kohl's to launch a seven capsule, limited edition junior’s fashion line.
Toys 'R' Us is planning to hire 45,000 seasonal employees at its stores and distribution centers across the U.S. for the holidays.
Style Me Up! will release its new brand of activity sets for tweens, Charmazing, exclusively at Toys 'R' Us in the U.S. Oct. 15.
PBS Kids' new line of educational and earth-friendly toys is now available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.
Multi-channel retailer HSN has named Jeffrey Kuster as president of its Cornerstone division and executive officer of HSNi.
Retailer Target is bolstering its upper management team with several new key appointments.
Target has announced plans for its first new in-house apparel line in seven years, Ava & Viv, designed specifically for plus-size women.
Staples has announced plans to acquire all outstanding shares of fellow office supply retailer Office Depot, in a merger that values Office Depot at $6.3 billion.
Jelly Jam Entertainment has partnered with Kids Preferred for the new Moodsters line of toys and books designed to teach young children about feelings.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has released a new line of natural dog treats exclusively at PetSmart, inspired by the biscuits Stewart makes for her own dogs.
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