Retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012, according to 2013 year-end retail sales data compiled by The NPD Group.
Barnes & Noble is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a series of hands-on events across the U.S.
Early-career photos of Muhammad Ali are now available from USA Today Sports in conjunction with the launch of the USA Today Sports e-store.
As part of its annual investor meeting, Gap, Inc. unveiled plans for major expansion in Asia.
Macy’s is bringing back its American Icons campaign for a second year featuring fashion from big-name brands, events and a charity partnership.
Kohl’s Department Stores is offering exclusive merchandise from the new animated feature Rio 2 through the Kohl’s Cares merchandise program.
The Juicy Couture brand is expanding its retail presence in Europe with plans to add standalone locations and shop-in-shops.
Crumbs Bake Shop has cooked up a deal with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring a selection of its baked goods to 201 club locations.
After the expansion of its Fast & Easy chain was abandoned last year, Tesco is trying again, this time with fast fashion chain F&F.
H&M surprised fans at a Coachella after-party last weekend with the news that Alexander Wang will be the retailer’s next designer collaboration.
Banana Republic is planning a limited edition capsule collection from fashion designer Roland Mouret.
Despicable Me 2 has arrived at Toys ‘R’ Us, with a full range of toys based on the upcoming film.
One of the most important strategies–and perhaps ubiquitous challenges–in brand licensing today is how to establish and sustain a brand franchise.
Professional skateboarding's Street League has inked a new deal to launch retail stores and branded products.
Toys ‘R’ Us is planning to open more than 100 new stores by the end of this year, a large number of which will be in China.
Backstage Licensing has negotiated a month-long promotion with Carrefour in Italy to promote Smurfs 2.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled the Disney Dozen list of must-have holiday toys.
Toys ‘R’ Us U.S. has launched redesigned versions of its Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com e-commerce sites.
Sanrio and Art You Grew Up With have launched a Mr. Men Little Miss pop-up shop at Selfridges in the U.K.
Macy’s has settled its more than two-year breach-of-contract dispute with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, but its lawsuit against JCPenney will continue.
Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins is embarking on an experiential retail tour in the U.K. dubbed Doc’s Check-Up Clinic.
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