This special report identifies the hot retailers to watch that are all driving change, innovation and expansion
Retailers around the globe are preparing for Star Wars Force Friday II, a global fan event celebrating the launch of new products inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Walmart has acquired the online outdoor retailer Moosejaw for approximately $51 million.
Mattel and the Alibaba Group have inked a new strategic partnership that will aim to “re-shape the way parents in China think about play.”
Target will celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, March 2, with an exclusive line of themed infant and toddler apparel inspired by the author.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media will debut Marvel Heroes Come in All Sizes, a new promotional campaign that includes merchandise, content and more.
Canadian department store Hudson’s Bay is exploring the acquisition of U.S. department store chain Macy’s, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Dijon, a Chilean department store, featured King Features’ classic characters Popeye and Olive Oyl as part of its 2016 Christmas campaign.
PetSmart and Ellen DeGeneres’ lifestyle brand, ED, have joined forces to launch a new pet lifestyle brand exclusively at PetSmart.
Retailer Banana Republic has partnered with New York socialite Olivia Palermo to debut a series of pop-up shops to celebrate its spring 2017 collection.
Macy’s has sold its Frango chocolate brand to Garrett Popcorn Shops.
More than 25 percent of parents in the U.S. learn about new food products as a request from their child, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts.
The joint venture of Gordon Brothers Group, Hilco Merchant Resources and Tiger Capital Group has begun going-out-of-business sales at all Sports Authority locations.
The Hershey Company has announced plans to grow its flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World store in New York City.
Walmart has turned to real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season’s top 25 toys.
Mallow Tree has launched its first Pusheen confectionery range at U.K. retailer Selfridges.
Penguin Random House has partnered with Fenwick Newcastle, the flagship department store of the Fenwick Group, to debut its animated window display for the 2016 holiday season featuring Beatrix Potter’s characters.
Netflix has partnered with retailers Hot Topic and BoxLunch for the first line of licensed merchandise based on the TV series “Stranger Things.”
Target has unveiled a series of national, local and charitable initiatives to mark its partnership with Major League Soccer and its largest-ever push into team sports.
Sears Holdings announced that it will close 68 Kmart and 10 Sears stores across the U.S. this summer in an effort to "accelerate its transformation and return to profitability."
Nickelodeon has partnered with Toys “R” Us Europe to bring a series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-themed products, activations and digital experiences to Europe.
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