Comic-Con took place last month with less participation from the major film studios than in years past. Nonetheless, Comic-Con still remains the epicenter of pop culture and the place to be in July.
Cherokee Global Brands, in partnership with Ahold Czech Republic, has launched a range of Cherokee-branded products in 80 locations of Ahold’s hypermarket retail chain Albert.
Sears has revealed its plans to expand its apparel offerings with the launch of Showcase at Sears, a shop-in-shop experience featuring more than 10 brands from Europe and Latin America.
Cartoonito, Toys ‘R’ Us and Simba Smoby, master toy partner for “Masha and the Bear,” have joined forces to promote the preschool series in the U.K.
Brambly Hedge has tapped Paul Dennicci to produce a range of babywear that will launch at U.K. retailer Mothercare.
American Greetings Entertainment has tapped fashion licensee Boy Meets Girl to create an apparel line featuring the Care Bears brand exclusively for French retailer Colette.
Macy’s has announced that it will close 100 of its 728 stores in the U.S., with many of these closures occurring early next year.
Cherokee Global Brands is growing its distribution for the Tony Hawk lifestyle brand.
Walmart has announced that it will buy Jet.com for approximately $3 billion in cash.
SmileyWorld and licensee Etam have joined forces to launch an exclusive capsule collection at the French retailer.
Kohl’s has partnered with Under Armour to feature the performance sports brand at its stores.
Carroll Shelby Licensing and Shelby American have opened a series of mod shops and Carroll Shelby’s Store locations around the world.
Gap has debuted its fourth exclusive menswear collection designed by GQ's four Best New Menswear Designers in America for 2015.
Toys 'R' Us annual gift guide and holiday catalog, the Great Big Toys 'R' Us Book of Awesome, will come to life through augmented reality for the first time ever this year.
The British home goods store Butlers is spending a second holiday season with Peanuts, featuring a special edition Christmas collection.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show, held from Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nev., was less about new tech and more about the evolution of existing categories including virtual reality, wearables and holograms.
According to the National Retail Federation’s more than 125 million Americans plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and are expected to spend an average of $35.37 per person.
Rovio and the Alibaba Group have entered into a licensing agreement to expand the Angry Birds consumer products program in China.
Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket have joined forces to create the third largest pet specialty retailer and the largest small format, neighborhood pet specialty retailer in North America.
Xcel Brands has entered into a strategic partnership with Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor for three of its brands and an additional exclusive brand targeting Millennials.
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