This special report identifies the hot retailers to watch that are all driving change, innovation and expansion
Yankee Publishing has tapped Brentwood Licensing to expand the licensing program for the Old Farmer’s Almanac brand.
Target has promoted Rick Gomez to the position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
SkyHorse Publishing has entered into a licensing agreement with Broadthink and All-American Licensing to publish two new books, written by Jeff Lazarus.
The 2017 NHL Fan Fair, part of the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, Jan. 26-29, will host the third annual NHL Mascot Showdown, featuring all 27 NHL mascots.
Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film have appointed former DreamWorks Animation executive Jim Fielding to head its consumer products and innovation division.
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.
Playboy Enterprises, in conjunction with Merchants Hospitality and Cachet Hospitality Group, has unveiled plans to re-open a Playboy Club in New York City.
Neff Headwear has partnered with Mad Engine to further expand the reach of Neff’s young men co-branded licensed apparel and accessory business.
Titan Merchandise has unveiled its latest series of Cartoon Network blind box vinyl figures.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Bare Tree Media to launch an “Emoji Trolls” app and Trolls digital stickers on a host of mobile messaging platforms.
Perry Ellis International has tapped licensee Revman International to design and distribute Original Penguin by Munsingwear bed and bath products in the U.S. and Canada.
Coca-Cola has tapped Crates and Pallet to launch a new line of licensed homewares featuring the drink brand’s vintage trademarks.
Media and marketing company Meredith Corporation has tapped Bellisio Foods to introduce EatingWell frozen entrees.
Gap and lifestyle brand Pendleton Woolen Mills have joined forces to launch a limited edition collection of apparel and accessories.
Mattel and Otoy have joined forces to bring original episodic content to the View-Master VR Viewer.
With pumpkin spice lattes reigning supreme this fall, U.S. consumers are looking forward to another fall favorite, Halloween, and are planning to spend more than ever, according to the National Retail Federation.
Mattel and StartApp, a mobile technologies company, have joined forces to develop digital experiences for a number of Mattel’s brands.
C3 Entertainment has tapped Urban Spirits Clothing to create a range of merchandise featuring the work of artist Motor Marc Lacourciere.
Toon Goggles has appointed Al Kahn to serve as chairman of its board.
The National Retail Federation anticipates U.S. sales in November and December (excluding auto, gas and restaurant sales) to increase a solid 3.6 percent to total $655.8 billion.
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