Comic-Con took place last month with less participation from the major film studios than in years past. Nonetheless, Comic-Con still remains the epicenter of pop culture and the place to be in July.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Melanie Teed-Murch as president of the retailer’s Canada business.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products, in partnership with Entertainment Retail Enterprises, has opened its newest Nickelodeon Store in the Dubai Mall.
Five Below, a pre-teen and teen value retailer, will open its 500th store in Trexlertown, Pa., Sept. 9.
Pyramid International, a U.K.-based manufacturer and distributor of licensed products, has unveiled its new website.
Cherokee Global Brands, in partnership with Ahold Czech Republic, has launched a range of Cherokee-branded products in 80 locations of Ahold’s hypermarket retail chain Albert.
Sears has revealed its plans to expand its apparel offerings with the launch of Showcase at Sears, a shop-in-shop experience featuring more than 10 brands from Europe and Latin America.
Cartoonito, Toys ‘R’ Us and Simba Smoby, master toy partner for “Masha and the Bear,” have joined forces to promote the preschool series in the U.K.
Brambly Hedge has tapped Paul Dennicci to produce a range of babywear that will launch at U.K. retailer Mothercare.
American Greetings Entertainment has tapped fashion licensee Boy Meets Girl to create an apparel line featuring the Care Bears brand exclusively for French retailer Colette.
Macy’s has announced that it will close 100 of its 728 stores in the U.S., with many of these closures occurring early next year.
Former American football player and media personality Michael Strahan has partnered with J.C. Penney to launch a new line of tailored menswear.
Chinese e-commerce site JD.com has launched an online German mall, offering a wide selection of German products.
The U.K.’s video game retailer Game has teamed with Activision and rock website and online radio station TeamRock to mark the launch of "Guitar Hero Live."
Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has debuted a limited edition apparel line inspired by the classic Star Wars films.
Sports e-retailer Fanatics has acquired Kitbag, a U.K.-based sports e-commerce company and wholly owned subsidiary of Findel for an undisclosed amount.
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.
Build-A-Bear Workshop and Carnival Cruise Lines have joined forces to bring the retailer to the line’s fleet of ships.
Target has unveiled its annual Top Toys list, highlighting the playthings that will be most in-demand this holiday season.
Young adult retailer Aéropostale has partnered with Himatsingka America to create a line of branded home textiles.
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