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M&A: New Faces, Same Places

The latest in business news takes us full circle, from home brands (Oneida, Zippo) to publishing (Penske Media, Hearst) to talent agencies (UTA) to retail (Walmart, Sears, TRU)…

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Retail Watch: Thanksgiving, Black Friday & Other Trends

Updated: The top trends and data points to help you digest this holiday weekend. Featuring Amazon, YouTube/Teespring, Kering/Net-a-Porter, and more research firms than you can shake a stick at…

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Toys & Games

One-Quarter of Top 2018 Holiday Toys are Licensed

Roughly 29% of the top 2018 holiday toys are licensed, according to lists created by Walmart, Target, Amazon, and Kmart…

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Media Magnates

Cirque de Soleil pushes into entertainment, Nick signs Kevin Hart, Atomic Toybox and VF Corp. add IP, Ink Group and Branstaetter Group develop Playmobil assets, and more…

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Retail & Experiential: Theme Parks, Amazon Go & More

The top news this week from Cartoon Network, Amazon, Walmart, Microsfot, Animaccord, CBS, Sanrio, Smithsonian, Nordstrom, and more…

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Who’s News—7/9/2018

The latest hires, promotions, and departures.

Featuring: B&N, Coty, NBCUniversal, BB&B, Tervis, Disney, Cartamundi, Valiant, Neiman Marcus, and more…

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Retail Sales, Partnerships & M&A

Although consumer demand remains strong, retailers are preparing for the worst to come with new partnerships, aquisitions, closings, and technological innovations…

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M&A & Legal

Latest in business moves to impact licensing

Featuring: TRU, Hearst, Walmart, Adidas, Disney, and more…

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Retailer Alert: Holiday Sales, TRU & New Innovations

Economics give the holiday season a clean bill of health, (sorry but) TRU isn’t dead, and new retail innovations…

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The Future of Ecommerce is In-store

With traditional retail business models crashing down, and ecommerce on the rise, retailers will need the power of brands to thrive. Retail-tainment and omnichannel…

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