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.
Sunrise Brands has sold its North American license for the Superdry retail brand to Superdry’s parent company, SuperGroup.
Temple Street Productions has teamed with retailer Hot Topic for a fashion collection inspired by its conspiracy thriller “Orphan Black.”
Toys 'R' Us executives outlined initiatives that are being implemented to improve operational performance and drive profitable growth at a meeting Tuesday.
Target has launched its first-ever collection of designer collaborations for men, dubbed Target Collective.
Actress Eva Mendes is continuing to build her namesake line at retailer New York & Company, with the addition of accessories, bridal and kidswear.
Hypermarket chain Meijer has launched a Skechers concept store inside its Knapp's Corner Meijer store in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Toys 'R' Us has named Reg McLay as senior vice president of its Babies 'R' Us business, effective March 30.
Mercis is collaborating with retailer Uniqlo for a kidswear collection featuring Dick Bruna's Miffy, as the storybook character celebrates her 60th anniversary this year.
Disney Consumer Products and Macy’s have launched a new collection of girls' apparel inspired by Disney Princess and Frozen characters.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has released a new line of natural dog treats exclusively at PetSmart, inspired by the biscuits Stewart makes for her own dogs.
Brookstone is working toward an agreement with Spencer Spirit Holdings to acquire the company and may file for bankruptcy to facilitate the sale.
Silvergate Media has partnered with stationery retailer Paperchase for a new range of products based on the classic Peter Rabbit illustrations.
For the first time Disney Store U.K. will offer fans a range of Star Wars products at locations across the country.
The Global Retailing Conference convened in Tucson, Ariz., last month to discuss the future of retail. Most merchants agree: technology is the future and it’s here now.
Disney Consumer Products has partnered with Wet Seal for a collection of apparel and accessories commemorating the 20th anniversary of The Lion King.
Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its longstanding direct-to-retail partnership with Toys 'R' Us U.S. and Toys 'R' Us Australia.
From the Simpsons to Sons of Anarchy, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has proven it has the savvy instincts needed to develop a broad array of licensed apparel programs.
Outdoor specialty store Field & Stream will open three new locations in September.
Toys 'R' Us lifted the curtain on its plans for the 2014 holiday season during a preview event at its showcase Time's Square store in New York City Wednesday.
IMG and Topman have announced a new collaboration between youth brand American Freshman and Jamal Edwards, founder of SB.TV.
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