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.
U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale is expanding throughout Asia with new licensing agreements in India and Indonesia.
7-Eleven has teamed with Mondelēz International's Sour Patch Kids candy brand to introduce the new Slurpee flavor, Sour Patch Watermelon.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center is launching a new promotion for Abena North America's Bambo Nature eco-friendly diapers at its locations across the U.S.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Leading international food retailers Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold are merging.
Consumer goods company Li & Fung Trading announced a partnership with two of China’s largest retail groups: Shanghai Bailian Group and Beijing Wangfujing Department Store.
CVS Health has acquired Target's pharmacy and clinic businesses and will operate the pharmacies under CVS branding in a store-within-a-store format.
DreamWorks Animation has partnered with Walmart for a robust, multi-category direct-to-retail licensing program featuring the characters of Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon.
Saban Brands is expanding the Paul Frank brand in China through a strategic, long-term licensing agreement with Grand Union International Trading Company.
70 percent of parents in the U.S. are familiar with Interactive Gaming Toys and are increasingly seeing the toys as positive investments.
Target will donate one school supply item to a student in need for every select up&up school supply purchased at its stores from July 13 until Aug. 2.
Kellogg’s will release its limited-run cereal Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Chocolatey Almond Cereal to supermarkets nationwide.
Discount variety store chain Dollar Tree has acquired rival discount store chain Family Dollar Stores, becoming the largest discount retailer in North America.
Animal Planets and its R.O.A.R (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) fourth annual matching campaign kicks off with five returning and two new partners.
Target unveiled its annual list of top toys for the upcoming holidays, featuring a number of products from licensed brands.
While there is a world of difference between Hello Kitty and SpongeBob SquarePants, there are also many similarities that distinguish these properties from others.
Beyoncé and Philip Green, CEO of TopShop parent company The Arcadia Group, have created a 50/50 joint venture company–Parkwood TopShop Athletic.
IMC Toys and Rubie’s have announced a joint venture between their new Italian companies–IMC Italia and Rubie’s Italia.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
American designer Sigrid Olsen is returning to the fashion world with the new Sigrid Olsen Studio collection for HSN.
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