August 22, 2014

Veteran consumer packaged goods executive Tony Dunning has joined leading meat snack manufacturer Jack Link’s as EVP of customer development.

June 5, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. is prepping for Halloween 2014 with a mix of sinister and sweet thanks to the company's new Disney Vile Villains themed bags.

April 24, 2014

Godzilla returns to the big screen in a few weeks and if the film’s classic representation of the oversize amphibian resonates with audiences retailers could be looking at solid sell through of Godzilla goods.

April 11, 2014

Teen retailer Hot Topic is using the appeal of the pre-order and a Disney film tailor made for its core customers to encourage full margin sales and drive traffic to

February 28, 2014

Why does Godzilla destroy cities and terrify crowds? Snickers posits that the infamous monster is just hungry in its latest commercial, which makes its debut nationally Sunday, March 2, during the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

September 27, 2013

Forever 21 has unveiled Bats & Cats, a limited edition collection of women’s and men’s apparel and accessories designed by Forever 21. The collection features 63 current pieces modeled by Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor, model, DJ and daughter of Duran Duran bassist John Taylor.

May 20, 2013

Walmart, Sam’s Club and Operation Homefront kicked off their nationwide series Saluting Heroes Together with a community-wide military appreciation event in San Diego on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18.

January 23, 2012

Fashion phenom or design darling. Whatever you call Jason Wu, he’s got a new line coming to Target Feb. 5 that could be a big deal on several levels.

January 23, 2012

Usually Walmart is the retailer promoting the midnight release of some hot Hollywood title, but early next month Target is taking a run at the new release strategy with the release of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1.

October 17, 2011

Competing with Walmart is nothing new for Target, but what appears to be different this holiday season compared with the last few years is, to borrow a football metaphor, Walmart has eliminated its turnovers and is now showing some signs of momentum.

October 4, 2011

Claire's Stores, Inc. said Tuesday that it has named Beatrice Lafon President of the European Division, effective immediately.

August 10, 2011

Launched online at on Aug. 1 is the new Spa Sonic Skin Care System face & body polisher.

July 5, 2011

The first Target stores in Canada won’t open until 2013, but the company recently announced it retained MDC Partners to lead the development of its overall marketing efforts. According to the company, the MDC integrated team is being led by kbs+p Canada and Veritas Communications, along with support from Northstar Research Partners and BOOM! Marketing.