September 16, 2015

Gordmans Stores has named a veteran from Hancock Fabrics to take over as chief financial officer.


September 15, 2015

Petco is launching an omnichannel promotion to get pet parents ready for the spookiest holiday of the year. 

July 28, 2015

A popular fashion doll franchise is launching exclusively at Walmart stores.

July 27, 2015

Barnes & Noble's Get Pop-Cultured campaign is getting a dose of medicine from Dr. Seuss ths month.

July 13, 2015

A revamped lineup of the heavily litigated, occasionally controversial and highly profitable line of Bratz dolls has returned to retail.

June 17, 2015

A disruption in product flow because of the West Coast port dispute led to a drop in same store sales for Hancock Fabrics in the first quarter. 

May 22, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop is aiming to leverage the popularity of "Minions" with a new, interactive and customizable plush toy collection.

April 9, 2015

Robust Easter sales in the candy, toy and gift categories helped Fred’s increase its same store sales in March.

March 20, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop is hoping that its new Easter Collection will persuade shoppers to hop right in for a chance to buy one of the retailer’s new customizable holiday toys. 

March 9, 2015

Fans of Cinderella will have a chance to write their own happily-ever-after with a new digital marketing campaign from Zales Jewelers. 

February 11, 2015

Target is continuing to re-define its digital offerings, this time by shutting down its two-year-old movie streaming service.

February 3, 2015

What do you get when you cross a Disney princess and a mall goth? Hot Topic has found the answer with its new collection inspired by an upcoming Disney live action film. 

January 13, 2015

With two Pixar movies hitting theaters this year — Inside Out (June 19) and The Good Dinosaur (November 25) — Disney Consumer Products has a slate of innovative new toys in the works for retailers.

December 3, 2014

Facing a holiday shopping season in which consumers will be more digitally engaged than ever, Target is partnering with Google to introduce a new mobile experience aimed at driving traffic to its stores.

November 24, 2014

Redbox is raising its prices in an effort to boost stagnant sales and get more revenue out of its existing customers.  

November 7, 2014

A one-of-a-kind interactive holiday adventure awaits families in several malls across the country.  General Growth Properties (GGP) today unveiled Adventure to Santa, a DreamWorks DreamPlace holiday experience that starts with Shrek, ends with Santa and blends storytelling with cutting-edge technology. 

November 6, 2014

Office products are getting a stylish makeover at Staples with two designer-driven collections arriving mid-November.  “Style at Staples” is the name of a new assortment that features the new designs by Cynthia Rowley and British stationary brand Paperhouse.

October 29, 2014

GameStop has joined forces with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for another season of giving.  For the second year, GameStop will participate in the annual St.

October 27, 2014

A shoe that once brought together Cinderella and Prince Charming has inspired a merchandizing fairy tale. ShoeBuy announced today its limited-time-only, exclusive collection "Once Upon a Time," inspired by Tony Award-Winning musical Rodger and Hamerstein’s Cinderella.

October 20, 2014

Richard Phillips is headlining an upcoming supply chain conference organized by several food trade organizations. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, try Captain Phillips, as in the guy Tom Hanks portrayed in the 2013 movie of the same name.

October 13, 2014

Leading footwear manufacturer Wolverine Worldwide added an executive with an ideal background for a data insecure world to its board of directors.

October 7, 2014

Wolverine Worldwide has appointed Melissa A. Howell SVP of global human resources. Howell will report directly to chairman, CEO and president Blake Krueger.

September 23, 2014

Sequential Brands Group has selected actress Paula Patton as the new face and brand ambassador for Ellen Tracy.

September 15, 2014

Wolverine Worldwide is looking to bolster its brand leadership and management team. To that end, the company has promoted Rick Blackshaw to president, Sperry Top-Sider, and Chris Lindner to president, Keds.