Retail

Teva celebrates 50th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar(TM)

July 12, 2019

Teva®, a division of Deckers Brands, announced its collaboration with The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ by Eric Carle for summer 2019. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the beloved children’s book, Teva created this collection to encourage hungry minds to explore the world around them. The collection combines classic Teva silhouettes with kid-friendly hues for adventure-ready styles […]

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Boux Avenue names new merchandising director

June 26, 2019

Lingerie retailer Boux Avenue has announced that Marks and Spencer’s Rachel Harley will join the brand as it is new merchandising director to complete its new management team. Harley, who is currently head of merchandising for lingerie, swim, sleepwear, hosiery and active at Marks and Spencer, has been instrumental in leading a team of 50 […]

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IMG appointed to manage global licensing for FIAT, FIAT 500, FIAT Professional, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Abarth

June 19, 2019

IMG has been appointed by FCA Italy S.p.A. and FCA Group Marketing S.p.A. to manage global licensing for its Fiat, Fiat 500, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Abarth brands. The new partnership now sees IMG representing the entire FCA Group, already being the licensing agent for the group’s US-based brands Jeep, RAM, Dodge and […]

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Marcolin Group renews licensing agreement with Harley-Davidson

June 10, 2019

Marcolin Group announced the renewal of the licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of sunglasses and eyeglasses for Harley-Davidson Motor Co. The agreement for Marcolin Group to produce Harley-Davidson branded eyewear for men, women and kids has been extended through Dec. 31, 2021. Marcolin Group remains committed to faithfully incorporating the Harley-Davidson […]

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Genius Brands International apppoints studio veteran Jeff Shapiro as VP of Retail Development

June 4, 2019

Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (Nasdaq:GNUS) has announced the appointment of licensing industry veteran Jeff Shapiro as Vice President of Retail Development. The announcement was made by Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Consumer Products, Lloyd Mintz, to whom he will directly report. Shapiro, who has held positions at Warner Bros. Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, […]

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Changing tides of the Indian licensing industry

May 17, 2019

Licensing & Merchandising in India is dynamically changing with advancements in technology and digital space. With a number of international brands strategizing on India via licensing, this has now opened new prospects to the industry. Last year India ranked among the top 25 global markets for licensing and merchandising. Pegged at $ 1,476 million, India […]

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Toonmart opens new store in Nashik

May 14, 2019

Toonmart the toy store selling official character merchandise and toy products has annunced opening of its new store in Nashik, Maharashtra. Speaking on the launch of the new store Yatish Jain, CEO & Co-Founder, Toonmart said, “We are very happy to open our new store and spread our footprints in Nasik City. We had a […]

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Reliance acquires toy maker Hamleys

May 10, 2019

Reliance Brands Limited (RBL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries and C Banner International Holdings, has signed a definitive agreement for Reliance Brands to acquire 100% shares of Hamleys Global Holdings Limited for a cash consideration of GBP 67.96 million. HGHL was incorporated on August 3, 2012 in England and Wales and together with its subsidiaries […]

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Walmart to now sell Nickelodeon slime ice cream

April 30, 2019

Supermarket chain Walmart will now be selling Nickelodeon slime ice cream. One can purchase 12 cups of ice cream that consist of green frosting swirls and vanilla ice cream to bring back your nostalgic memories for $4.97. The frozen treat is also available as orange and lemon-lime flavored bars packaged by the dozen for $2.97. […]

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TBZ-The Original partners with ‘Kalank’ as official jewellery partner for ‘collection K’

April 11, 2019

TBZ-The Original, a brand that is coveted for its promise of innovative designs, exemplary quality of workmanship and trust that spans over 154 years partnered with Dharma Productions’ magnum opus movie – ‘Kalank’ as the‘Exclusive Jewellery Partner’. A royal touch for the reigning hand by TBZ – The Original’s ‘Collection K’ hand crafted for the movie […]

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Lifestyle launches 20-20 bash with Tiger Shroff

April 3, 2019

Lifestyle has announced a month long 20-20 bash to celebrate 20 year anniversary of its operations in the country. Unveiling it’s 20 year celebration logo in a glamourous ceremony with youth icon Tiger Shroff in Mumbai. The brand announced a slew of attractive offers across categories that the costumer will get to enjoy every weekend […]

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Toonz Retail launches 16th store in Uttar Pradesh

April 3, 2019

The fastest homegrown kids retail chain, Toonz Retail, launches its store in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh on 31st March, 2019. The store is located at 1st Gate, SD Puram Colony, Kiratpur Road, Bijnor (UP). Toonz Retail offers a wide range of products such as Apparels, Toys, Baby Basics, Travel, Accessories & more for all needs and […]

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Authentic Brands Group acquires Volcom

April 3, 2019

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a global brand marketing and licencing company, announced the purchase of the intellectual property of Volcom from Kering S.A. Through this acquisition, ABG diversifies its growing lifestyle pillar with the addition of America’s first brand dedicated to skate, surf and snow, and boosts the value of its portfolio to more than […]

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New E-commerce Policy – Retailers seek to Override the fallout

April 1, 2019

The advent of e-commerce in India ‘smartly’ altered the shopping habits of Indian netizens. Anything and everything – from groceries to apparel to electronics etc. – is now just a click away. For a while, it appeared that ‘couch potato shopping’ was gaining prominence and disrupting the entire brick-and-mortar business. It now emerges that this […]

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