European sports brands such as FIFA, the Tour de France and Manchester United are taking a focused yet wide reaching approach to licensing strategies.
Young adult retailer Aéropostale has partnered with Himatsingka America to create a line of branded home textiles.
Chinese e-commerce site JD.com has launched an online German mall, offering a wide selection of German products.
In honor the 15th anniversary of the classic character Olivia, DreamWorks Animation has teamed with Gymboree to launch an exclusive line of clothing and accessories.
Retail marketing company TCC has partnered with the WWRD Group to launch a range of kitchen products featuring celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products has entered a partnership with U.K. toy retailer The Entertainer for an exclusive range of Nickelodeon products.
More than 157 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year, according to National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Disney Consumer Products is kicking off the second annual Marvel Super Hero September campaign with a host of new product launches and activities for fans.
Gap has debuted its fourth exclusive menswear collection designed by GQ's four Best New Menswear Designers in America for 2015.
Feld Entertainment and Australia retailer Big W have teamed up to bring an exclusive Monster Jam retail promotion to stores across Australia.
2014 One to Watch finalist Ice by Numbers has signed a major retail deal with Hobby Lobby to bring its line to more than 600 stores across the U.S.
Tomy, the global master toy partner for SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog, has launched the all-new Sonic Boom toy line exclusively available at Toys ‘R’ Us.
Auto event brand Monster Jam has released a host of new toy offerings, continued its program at Lowe's and added new trucks to its mobile game.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
Target has announced plans for its first new in-house apparel line in seven years, Ava & Viv, designed specifically for plus-size women.
Staples has announced plans to acquire all outstanding shares of fellow office supply retailer Office Depot, in a merger that values Office Depot at $6.3 billion.
Jelly Jam Entertainment has partnered with Kids Preferred for the new Moodsters line of toys and books designed to teach young children about feelings.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has released a new line of natural dog treats exclusively at PetSmart, inspired by the biscuits Stewart makes for her own dogs.
Office supply retailer Staples is teaming up with the ABC’s “Shark Tank” to offer products from the business-themed reality TV series in its stores and online.
Teen retailer dELiA*s, which filed for bankruptcy in December, will re-launch exclusively online this August under new ownership led by Steve Russo of licensee FAB NY.
As he celebrates 30 years with Toys ‘R’ Us, this merchandising executive is still looking for the next hot product and newest trends that will keep the specialty retailer at the top of its game.
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