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.
Weta Workshop has teamed up with the China Post to create an online shopping portal for customers in China.
The Fred Rogers Company, Out of the Blue Enterprises and PBS Kids have fast-tracked plans for a toy range based on the series “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.”
Kohl’s is continuing its partnerships with the American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen with a $1.7 million donation.
Village Tea Company has entered a multi-year licensing agreement with Verite Retail Group to create retail stores.
kaboom! Entertainment will release two new DVD gift sets for “Octonauts” and “My Big Big Friend” at Walmart in Canada.
Kmart Toys has unveiled its annual Fab 15 holiday toy list, featuring toys from Hasbro, Disney, LEGO and Spin Master.
Dick’s Sporting Goods is now the exclusive provider of licensed merchandise for ESPN.com and other ESPN e-commerce sites.
Walmart Stores’ board of directors has elected company veteran Doug McMillonas president and chief executive officer.
HSN launched its third exclusive series of guitars from Grammy Award-winning producer and “American Idol” mentor Randy Jackson Sunday.
JCPenney will close 33 underperforming stores across the U.S. as part of a turnaround strategy.
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