European sports brands such as FIFA, the Tour de France and Manchester United are taking a focused yet wide reaching approach to licensing strategies.
Artist Debra Valencia's new 2015 holiday collection of bath and beauty products is now available at Walmart and Rite Aid in the U.S.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has kicked off the holidays with a number of seasonal offerings The Grinch and his sidekick Max as well as all eight classic reindeer characters.
The Disney Store has launched its Share the Magic holiday campaign, featuring 11 full days of Magical Friday (a.k.a. Black Friday) deals, as well as in-store events.
The British home goods store Butlers is spending a second holiday season with Peanuts, featuring a special edition Christmas collection.
Art and design brand Santoro opened its first permanent retail location on the historic Milsom Street in Bath, England, last week.
Viz Media has partnered with the e-commerce solutions provider Generator to launch an official online store for the Naruto brand in the U.S. and Canada.
Petco and Dr. Seuss Enterprises have launched the new Dr. Seuss Pet Fans collection, a new line of pet accessories and toys based on the author's iconic characters.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has tapped Spin Master to create a line of craft activity products featuring the retail brand.
The first-ever Moomin shop in the Americas has opened at the Mall Galerías in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Nickelodeon has partnered with City Developments to host an interactive retail event at Singapore's first eco-mall, City Square Mall, this holiday season.
Playboy is growing its brand in Mexico with the addition of a new shoe boutique, Playboy Estd 1953, in Leon.
Overstock.com is planning to launch a new storefront that will rent and sell digital media and offer a video streaming subscription service for its Club O members.
Women in Toys will recognize Ann Kearns of Sesame Workshop with its Lifetime Achievement Award and Eva Lorenz of Amazon as the Retailer of the Year.
Supermodel Coco Rocha will debut her first-ever apparel line inspired by Disney's upcoming film Cinderella, on the e-commerce and home shopping retailer HSN.
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50 percent of its joint venture Iconix China from partner Novel Fashion Brands Limited for $56.4 million.
King Features Syndicate and Fleischer Studios have joined forces with Amazon to launch an official e-shop for Betty Boop.
Toys R' Us stores across the U.S. and online are gearing up to bring fans to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of the Star Wars saga.
Target has launched a line of gear featuring the Peanuts gang as the brand celebrates its 65th anniversary and readies for its big screen debut Nov. 6.
This year Target is tapping into the power of social media for its back-to-school marketing campaign, which will feature a number of digital celebrities.
King Features has launched the first official Betty Boop online store in Japan in partnership with e-tail operator Myatt.
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