Tag Archives: Retail

Zavvi launches limited edition, exclusive Pokémon Explorer clothing and accessories collection

The UK online retailer, Zavvi has partnered with the Pokémon Company International to launch an exclusive, limited edition and fully licensed Pokémon Explorer clothing collection. The new range takes inspiration from the anime IP and the ‘sense of adventure’ felt when players explore the outdoors with Pokémon GO. Designed as …

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Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir passes $1bn in retail sales ahead of new movie

ZAG’s Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir has surpassed $1bn in worldwide retail sales, a major new milestone for both the property and the team behind it who has this week detailed a new roster of US licensees for the brand. The news arrives in the lead up …

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Toys R Us is planning a major return to the US in Macy’s shop in shop partnership

Toys R Us is preparing for its latest reincarnation, this time through a major new partnership to launch shop within shop concessions in more than 400 Macy’s stores across the United States. Revealed earlier this week, Macy’s Inc has teamed up with WHP Global to bring the Macy’s and Toys …

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Five new faces join The Point. 1888’s expanding commercial, retail, product, and finance teams

The momentum continues to gather apace at the brand extension agency, The Point. 1888 as a swathe of new starters sees the company expand across its commercial, retail, product development, and finance departments this month. The latest line-up of new faces to join the team follows the company’s latest sweep …

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Games Workshop sees full-year profits spike 69 per cent as staff receive £5k bonuses

A big spike in profit over the last year, confirmed plans to expand in China, and a bonus of £5,000 to each member of staff compound another successful end of year for the UK-based tabletop gaming brand, Games Workshop. In its trading update issued this week, the tabletop figures retailer …

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The Pokémon Company is taking over Harrods’ toy floor in 25th anniversary celebrations

The Pokémon Company International is taking over Harrods’ toy floor for a month-long activity built to celebrate the brand’s 25th anniversary this year. From July 27th, Pokémon fans will find themselves immersed in a distinctive branded area in the iconic London department store, featuring digital screens and displays themed with …

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Smiley secures multi-territory accessories deal with fashion specialist Concept One

A new raft of Smiley themed accessories will be heading to the UK next year, thanks to a recently signed partnership between the iconic lifestyle brand, Smiley and the children’s and adult fashion specialist, Concept One. Arriving just ahead of Smiley’s 50th anniversary, the Concept One collection will span headwear, …

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TikTok launches real life experience with Westfield shopping centre pop up

TikTok stars and influencers are offering coaching sessions on how to create social media content as the UK’s first TikTok pop-up venue opens its doors to fans as Westfield shopping centre in West London. The venue allows fans to interact with social media stars who have found success via the …

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LEGO has revamped its ‘retail entertainment’ with New York City flagship LEGO Store

The LEGO Group has opened the doors of an immersive new LEGO Store in New York City, setting up shop in a two-storey location on Fifth Avenue as the first flagship store to feature new retail formats. Elements of the innovative new store will be introduced to more than 100 …

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Disney confirms it’s in ‘consultation with group of UK Stores’ over closures

Disney has confirmed that it is holding consultations with an initial group of stores in the UK about their closure in its first official acknowledgement of speculation that all but its flagship London store was to shut up shop in the UK. Rumours have been circulating that Disney has been …

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