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.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled a full lineup of back-to-school items featuring top Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters.
Family Dollar Stores has rejected the acquisition proposal made by Dollar General and is moving forward with its merger with Dollar Tree.
International lifestyle brand Juicy Couture, which is owned by Authentic Brands Group, is now available at Kohl’s stores nationwide and online.
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi has released a new craft line of knitting yarns exclusively at North American arts and crafts store Michaels.
Amazon has unveiled its 2014 Holiday Toy List, a curated list of the hottest new products for kids.
Alita's Brand Bar has negotiated a deal to bring the art of Ali Sabet to online art print e-commerce store ICanvas Art.
Australian retailer Woolworths has taken to the exclusive rights to the Australian technology solutions brand Hills.
Target has unveiled its latest design partnership for spring with resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer.
Uniqlo will open two stores in Toronto, Canada, in the fall of 2016, marking the global apparel retailer’s first entry into the country and its 18th market overall.
Actress Eva Mendes, in partnership with Maesa, will launch the new color cosmetics brand Circa exclusively at Walgreens later this month.
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