U.S. consumers plan to spend more this holiday season, but will seek out better deals.
Stein Mart has launched an online store, making it one of the first off-price retailers to do so.
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.
Things Remembered has appointed Catalina Maddox-Wagers as senior vice president, chief merchandising and marketing officer.
Toys ‘R’ Us has added an exclusive range of do-it-yourself accessories designed by actress Victoria Justice to its Totally Me! brand.
kaboom! Entertainment will release two new DVD gift sets for “Octonauts” and “My Big Big Friend” at Walmart in Canada.
Wicked Cool will debut its new line of The Wiggles toys exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us in the U.S. later this month.
The British toy store Hamleys is planning a special boutique for the Moshi Monsters character Poppet.
Toys ‘R’ Us has released its annual Toys ‘R’ Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids and, for the first-time, an app guide.
Zodiak Kids has finalized a new deal to bring Tickety Toc apparel and sleepwear to Walmart Canada.
Xcel Brands has signed two new deals for the Issac Mizrahi apparel brand for menswear and to bring the brand to Canada.
One of the most important strategies–and perhaps ubiquitous challenges–in brand licensing today is how to establish and sustain a brand franchise.
Professional skateboarding's Street League has inked a new deal to launch retail stores and branded products.
Toys ‘R’ Us is planning to open more than 100 new stores by the end of this year, a large number of which will be in China.
Backstage Licensing has negotiated a month-long promotion with Carrefour in Italy to promote Smurfs 2.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled the Disney Dozen list of must-have holiday toys.
Toys ‘R’ Us U.S. has launched redesigned versions of its Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com e-commerce sites.
Sanrio and Art You Grew Up With have launched a Mr. Men Little Miss pop-up shop at Selfridges in the U.K.
Macy’s and Conde Nast have announced plans for a new apparel collection based on Teen Vogue magazine.
Guitar Center has teamed up with Eric Clapton to launch the new Eric Clapton Crossroads guitar inspired by guitars the musician has used throughout his iconic career.
Sears Holdings has created a new business unit–Shop Your Way Brands–to develop entertainment-driven lifestyle brands.
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