Home / Retail

Retail

Pusheen lands its own Snack Parlour in Brighton with Artbox

Pusheen and Fluid World have formed a tasty new partnership with Artbox to create the world’s first Pusheen Snack Parlour, right here in Blighty’s own seaside city, Brighton. The Parlour was launched to fans over the weekend with a fully-decked out Pusheen themed interior, allowing fans of the brand to …

Read More »

Beano Studios tees up Dennis and Gnasher on pack promotion with Happy Monkey drinks

Beano Studios has struck up a new partnership with Happy Monkey Drinks, with a series of on pack tie-ins to its popular TV series Dennis and Gnasher: Unleashed! Under the deal, a quarter of a million Happy Monkey drinks will be redesigned to feature Dennis and Gnasher from the CBBC …

Read More »

Retail hero Mary Portas to talk on the sector’s need to change at Autumn Fair 2019

The broadcaster and retail consultant Mary Portas is to speak at Autumn Fair 2019, where she will take part in a live Q&A to talk on subjects spanning the biggest issues affecting the retail sector at the moment. Portas will talk about how retailers should be creating communities out of …

Read More »

Funko smashes Q2 earnings with net sales soaring 38 per cent

Funko has smashed its Q2 earnings and outstripped all expectations of the pop culture collectables specialist with a very healthy net sales increase of 38 per cent. The Washington-based company is continuing to deliver the goods for 2019, having seen second quarter sales grow to $191.2 million for the second …

Read More »

DHX Brands secures exclusive direct-to-retail collaboration with TJ Morris for In the Night Garden

DHX Brands has detailed a new direct-to-retail collaboration with TJ Morris to launch a new range of In the Night Garden products for kids aged six months to two years old. The products will be introduced exclusively in Home Bargains and Quality Save stores throughout the UK this summer, with …

Read More »

Discovery Consumer Products launches its first Shark Week store front with Amazon

Discovery Consumer Products has unveiled a Shark Week first ahead of the annual, week-long celebration, with the launch of a new storefront with the online giant, Amazon. Using Amazon’s Seller Central Platform, the storefront launched on Friday, July 12 and is designed and operated by The Wildflower Group in partnership …

Read More »

Uniqlo sees Q3 revenues reach £4bn

Fashion retailer and growing name in the licensed apparel space, Uniqlo has seen Q3 revenues reach £4bn, an increase of 7.3 per cent for the same period year on year. The fashion retailer saw the increase despite recording a sales decline for its Japan division. For the three months to …

Read More »

Frida Kahlo lands licensed apparel line with European fashion name Cortefiel

The European fashion retailer, Cortefiel has launched its first Frida Kahlo licensed apparel line, using all organic fabric, in a deal brokered by the Barcelona-based Art Ask Agency. Cortefiel is the original Tendam brand. Created in 1945, it targets men and women aged between 35 and 45 with a “youthful …

Read More »

The right Royal welcome: How Ascot has been embraced by the world’s retailers

It was two years ago that Royal Ascot, that vestige of Great Britain’s proud love of animals, sport, and horse racing, took its first natural steps (or is that canter) into developing a new licensing programme reflective of its heritage and global recognition. Over the course of the last 24 …

Read More »

Oddbods is on “unbelievable growth trajectory” with slew of major global deals

The popular animated property, Oddbods is really ramping up its global activity this year, having just secured a major toy launch across Walmart Mexico, while stepping up its licensing game across Europe with the appointment of a new licensing agency in Planeta Junior. One Animation has taken steps to strengthen …

Read More »