As the retail sector continues to evolve, brand licensors have to keep abreast of retail trends in order to maximize all opportunities.
Discount variety store chain Dollar Tree has acquired rival discount store chain Family Dollar Stores, becoming the largest discount retailer in North America.
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.
Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its longstanding direct-to-retail partnership with Toys 'R' Us U.S. and Toys 'R' Us Australia.
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.
JCPenney has officially announced its appointment of Debra Berman as SVP of marketing.
Toys ‘R’ Us has released its annual Toys ‘R’ Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids and, for the first-time, an app guide.
Walmart teamed up with the real experts in toys this year for its annual holiday top toy list–kids.
kaboom! Entertainment has secured dedicated retail space in all of Canada’s 125 Target stores for its Treehouse Presents releases.
Google is planning to open a series of pop-up shops to promote their latest products this holiday season.
Gordon Brothers Group, Hilco Global and Infinity Lifestyle Brands have sold the Linens 'N Things IP to Galaxy Brand Holdings.
Combined holiday sales in November and December increased 3.8 percent year-over-year to $601.8 billion, according to the NRF.
For a second year, Women In Toys and Walmart are teaming up to hold the Women’s Global Economic Empowerment Initiative at NY Toy Fair.
Footwear retailer Shoe Carnival announced plans to open 10 new stores in eight cities across the U.S. this month.
Amazon has acquired the digital comics company comiXology, whose platform lets users discover, buy and read comic books and graphic novels online.
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