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.
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
Bonnier’s Outdoor Life magazine is building its branded consumer product line with the addition of two new lifestyle partners.
The owner of Albertson’s grocers has announced plans to buy competitor chain Safeway in a transaction valued at $9 billion.
AMC has tapped Sony DADC to launch and manage a new e-commerce site for "The Walking Dead" zombie drama.
TV personality and home makeover designer Angelo Surmelis has launched his new furniture line exclusively at Mor Furniture for Less.
RadioShack announced plans to close up to 1100 underperforming stores in the U.S. at its fourth quarter earnings report Tuesday.
Stein Mart will open 10 new stores this year, marking the company's largest store expansion since 2007.
Claire's has announced plans for an assortment of jewelry and fashion accessories designed in collaboration with pop star Katy Perry.
Atlantyca Entertainment has partnered with the Italian supermarket Penny Market for a seven-week customer loyalty promotion featuring “Geronimo Stilton.”
The Kardashian sisters, in collaboration with Jupi Corp, are planning a line of infant and toddler apparel that will debut exclusively at Babies ‘R’ Us.
The Joester Loria Group, global licensing agent for The World of Eric Carle, celebrated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day Tuesday alongside the brands licensees in the U.S. and U.K.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has finalized a deal to bring the brand Ohiya to Hot Topic stores later this month.
Warner Bros. and CBS Consumer Products for a limited edition collection of The Big Bang Theory/Star Trek merchandise.
Gap and Copyrights Group are planning a new Paddington Bear babyGap gift and clothing collection.
British retailer Debenhams has added Canadian designer Todd Lynn to its Designers at Debenhams roster.
Macy’s and Lids Sports Group are teaming up to open sports team merchandise departments.
Wicked Cool will debut its new line of The Wiggles toys exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us in the U.S. later this month.
Toys ‘R’ Us U.K. has revealed its own list of top holiday toys, following the release of the U.S. list Wednesday.
Sears has debuted its new retail model in Dallas, Texas: a smaller, neighborhood store that will become the company standard for new locations.
Disney Store is getting a jump-start on Black Friday shopping with the launch of its Magical Week Sale beginning today.
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