European sports brands such as FIFA, the Tour de France and Manchester United are taking a focused yet wide reaching approach to licensing strategies.
The Fabulous Beekman Boys are continuing to expand their lifestyle brand Beekman 1802 with the help of licensing agency Brand Central.
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.
Specialty retailer Francesca's Holdings has named specialty retailing veteran Michael W. Barnes as chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Junior's retailer The Wet Seal has closed 338 of its stores, leaving it with 173 brick-and-mortar locations and its online business.
Authentic Brands Group has expanded its relationship with retail partner Majid Al Futtaim in the Middle East and North Africa to accelerate the growth of Juicy Couture.
2014 was year of big successes (Frozen), milestones (Hello Kitty’s 40th) and industry-changing innovations (3D printing). Here’s a recap of the news that shaped the year.
Canada’s Loblaw Companies, a network of corporate and independent retail stores, has pledged more than $1.2 billion to its business this year.
Actress Eva Mendes is continuing to build her namesake line at retailer New York & Company, with the addition of accessories, bridal and kidswear.
Kohl's Department Stores is collaborating with designer Thakoon Panichgul for the seventh installment of its DesigNation apparel series.
Reality TV star and "Fashion Police" co-host Giuliana Rancic is adding a new Moscato to her wine brand, Xo, G, which first launched at Walmart in fall 2014.
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.
Walmart Stores has acquired the outstanding shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of the Chinese e-commerce giant.
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