Retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012, according to 2013 year-end retail sales data compiled by The NPD Group.
Barnes & Noble is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a series of hands-on events across the U.S.
Early-career photos of Muhammad Ali are now available from USA Today Sports in conjunction with the launch of the USA Today Sports e-store.
As part of its annual investor meeting, Gap, Inc. unveiled plans for major expansion in Asia.
Macy’s is bringing back its American Icons campaign for a second year featuring fashion from big-name brands, events and a charity partnership.
Kohl’s Department Stores is offering exclusive merchandise from the new animated feature Rio 2 through the Kohl’s Cares merchandise program.
The Juicy Couture brand is expanding its retail presence in Europe with plans to add standalone locations and shop-in-shops.
Crumbs Bake Shop has cooked up a deal with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring a selection of its baked goods to 201 club locations.
After the expansion of its Fast & Easy chain was abandoned last year, Tesco is trying again, this time with fast fashion chain F&F.
H&M surprised fans at a Coachella after-party last weekend with the news that Alexander Wang will be the retailer’s next designer collaboration.
Banana Republic is planning a limited edition capsule collection from fashion designer Roland Mouret.
CBS Consumer Products has made first contact in Brazil, Germany, Japan and the U.K. with a series of Star Trek e-commerce sites.
Coolabi has teamed up with Heroes for Kids for a new Poppy Cat e-shop featuring a range of merchandise.
Best Buy Canada has launched a new online lifestyle brand–VIVA from Best Buy.
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The characters of Sanrio’s Mr. Men Little Miss brand are making a stop at the toy department of the Galeries Lafayette in Paris this month.
Toys ‘R’ Us has debuted new Trick ‘R’ Treat Boo-Tiques in stores across the U.S. and online stocked with Halloween must-haves.
Specialty apparel retailer rue21 has launched an online shopping site designed to bring its products to teens and young adults across the U.S.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment is pushing Tree Fu Tom this fall and winter with new episodes and a retail campaign in the U.K.
Frogmind has opened an e-commerce site for its game app “Badland,” as it launches the game into licensing with the help of agent 5th Wave Brands.
In anticipation of the Feb. 7 theatrical release of The LEGO Movie, Toys ‘R’ Us stores across the U.S. are hosting a series of special events and feature shops.
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