Licensors, big and small are now looking beyond traditional brick-and-mortar to e-commerce and mobile commerce to reach fans, not only with exclusive merchandise, but with exclusive content as well.
U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale is expanding throughout Asia with new licensing agreements in India and Indonesia.
7-Eleven has teamed with Mondelēz International's Sour Patch Kids candy brand to introduce the new Slurpee flavor, Sour Patch Watermelon.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center is launching a new promotion for Abena North America's Bambo Nature eco-friendly diapers at its locations across the U.S.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Leading international food retailers Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold are merging.
Consumer goods company Li & Fung Trading announced a partnership with two of China’s largest retail groups: Shanghai Bailian Group and Beijing Wangfujing Department Store.
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.
DreamWorks Animation has partnered with Walmart for a robust, multi-category direct-to-retail licensing program featuring the characters of Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon.
Saban Brands is expanding the Paul Frank brand in China through a strategic, long-term licensing agreement with Grand Union International Trading Company.
70 percent of parents in the U.S. are familiar with Interactive Gaming Toys and are increasingly seeing the toys as positive investments.
Forty-six Fnac stores across France hosted in-store workshops featuring DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Saturday in celebration of the film’s debut.
Clothing line Her Universe, along with retailer Hot Topic and media company Nerdist Industries, will hold their debut fashion show at Comic-Con Thursday.
While inherent risks are still prevalent, so are the opportunities for retail growth especially in several smaller, less publicized nations.
Rovio will preview its upcoming “Angry Birds Stella” mobile game exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.
Southern department store Belk has debuted an exclusive collection from "Project Runway" season 12 winner Dom Streater.
Sainsbury’s has inked an exclusive three-year partnership with Centum Books to develop a range of books aimed at children from birth to 7-years-old.
Sears Holdings has entered into lease agreements with European fashion retailer Primark for seven standalone stores in the U.S.
Target is taking its holiday gift selections into new territory through a test with Shapeways, an online 3D printing marketplace and service.
A consortium led by BC Partners has acquired pet products retailer PetSmart.
Five Below has appointed Michael Romanko as executive vice president of merchandising to oversee all aspects of the value retailer's merchandising strategy.
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