Introducing HeartBox, a New Way to Send a Customized Gift With...
Press Releases - Retail - Toys

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The best gifts come from the heart and Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) today announced the launch of a new branded gifting solution with HeartBox™...

Faisal Hussain
January 21, 2022

Gopuff Expands to Private Label with the Launch of “Basicall...
Beverages - CPG - Household - Online - Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gopuff, the go-to platform for immediate delivery of consumers’ everyday needs, today announced the launch of Basically, its first curated product line, marking the...

Faisal Hussain
January 20, 2022

Amazon Reimagines In-Store shopping with Amazon Style
Fashion - Online - Press Releases - Retail

Our first-ever physical apparel store offers a personalized, convenient shopping experience where Amazon’s technology and operations make it easy for customers to find styles they love at great pric...

Faisal Hussain
January 20, 2022

New Barbie Honors Journalist Ida B. Wells
Retail - Toys

Ida B. Wells, the famed Black journalist who worked to expose the horrors of lynching, has now been immortalized by Barbie. The latest addition to Barbie's "Inspiring Women" series, the Wells doll fea...

CNN
January 13, 2022

WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences to Launch Most Robus...
Classic Characters - Fashion - Health & Beauty - Online - Partnerships

In celebration of the upcoming cinematic experience created by director Matt Reeves, the new “The Batman” lifestyle merchandise collection allows fans to channel Batman/Bruce Wayne and Catwoman/Se...

Faisal Hussain
January 12, 2022

Stitch Fix Teams Up With Venus Williams to Empower Women to Re...
Fashion - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Online personal styling and shopping service Stitch Fix announced its partnership with tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams to launch its ...

Faisal Hussain
January 12, 2022

Best Buy Launches New Advertising Business, Best Buy Ads
Agencies - Online - Press Releases - Retail

For decades, Best Buy has been helping customers discover, try and buy some of the most innovative products out there. We’d go so far to say that no one knows consumer technology — and has the dee...

Faisal Hussain
January 11, 2022

8 Things Marketers Should Know From CES 2022
Automotive - Electronics - Gaming - Health & Beauty - Influencers

Here’s an at-a-glance list of all the announcements that matter the most to marketers (and a few future trends to keep an eye on). As usual, while mobile phones had a presence at CES 2022, the event...

The Drum
January 10, 2022

Balenciaga is Coming to a Gap Store Near You, Thanks to Kanye
Fashion - Music - Retail

Later this year, expect to see a hint of Balenciaga‘s signature style at your local Gap store. The French luxury brand’s creative director, and longtime Kanye “Ye” West friend, Demna Gvasalia...

Footwear News
January 7, 2022

Best Buy Teams with Tech Influencer Marques Brownlee on New In...
Influencers - Retail - Tech

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. is partnering with tech influencer, reviewer and video creator Marques Brownlee on “Rewind: Tech from 2021,” in which Brownlee will highlight his to...

Pymnts
January 7, 2022

Saks Announces Expanded Offerings with New Online Wellness Sho...
Health & Beauty - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Saks, the premier luxury ecommerce platform, announces the launch of its Wellness Shop on Saks.com. The shop, which has a dedicated place in both the women's ...

Faisal Hussain
January 7, 2022

Whole Foods & TikTok’s Rudy Willingham Partner to R...
Health & Beauty - Influencers - Retail

Taking heed of a recent survey from Wakefield Research that suggests 65% of Americans believe New Year’s Resolutions add stress during the winter months, Whole Foods Market (WFM) is launching its Re...

Adweek
January 7, 2022

Fanatics Bets Big on Trading Card Boom
Retail - Sports

Fanatics has acquired Topps' trading card and collectibles business for roughly $500 million. Fanatics, the world's largest seller of licensed sports apparel, is now the dominant player in the booming...

Axios
January 5, 2022

These Are the Best New Toys of 2021, According to Top Toy Expe...
Retail - Toys

Toys are more important now than ever. A toy refresh provides hours of indoor entertainment (essential for rainy days), offers educational elements (from STEM skills to all-important role play and ima...

Good Housekeeping
January 5, 2022

Saweetie and Cher Star in MAC Cosmetics’ ‘Challenge Accept...
Health & Beauty - Influencers - Retail

Saweetie’s newest campaign with MAC Cosmetics is here — and it involves none other than Cher. The rapper and music icon feature in MAC’s “Challenge Accepted” campaign, which challenges its ...

WWD
January 4, 2022

CES 2022 Live Blog
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Online - Retail - Tech

CES 2022 is underway, bringing with it hundreds of exciting new products from the biggest companies in the world. From 8K TVs and flagship phones to electric cars and wacky robots, there's going to be...

Tom's Guide
January 4, 2022

Adidas’ First NFT Drop Made $23 Million
Fashion - Finance - Online - Retail - Tech

Over the weekend, Adidas' first NFT effort made over $23 million in Ethereum, from a $15.5 million Early Access phase and $7.5 million in general sales. It wasn’t entirely smooth sailing — Adidas ...

Engadget
December 21, 2021

Funko Expands Into the Greeting Aisle With Its Newest Line, PO...
Press Releases - Retail - Toys

EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Funko, Inc. ("Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, announced today its expansion into the multi-billion-dol...

Faisal Hussain
December 21, 2021

Forever 21 Lets Players Customize Virtual Fashion Stores in Ro...
Gaming - Online - Retail - Tech

Forever 21 will let players operate their own custom virtual fashion stores inside Roblox, the metaverse platform that has 49.4 million daily active users. This Forever 21 Shop City experience is des...

VenureBeat
December 20, 2021

Adidas Jumps Into the Metaverse With First NFT Launch
Fashion - Retail - Tech

German sportswear giant Adidas is the latest brand to step into the metaverse with the launch of its first NFT (non-fungible token) drop of digital and physical products. Adidas Originals has linked ...

FashionUnited
December 17, 2021

How Brands Are Incorporating Text Messages Into Their Holiday ...
Branding - Retail - Tech

More brands are leaning on SMS since the Black Friday sales kickoff. Over the past few years, text message-based marketing has been a growing trend among big retailers and direct-to-consumer brands. ...

Modern Retail
December 17, 2021

Mercari to Launch its First Ever Experiential Pop-Up Shop
Online - Press Releases - Retail

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercari, the online marketplace that connects millions of people across the U.S. to shop and sell items no longer being used, today announced the la...

Faisal Hussain
December 17, 2021

Albertsons Companies Launches New Digital Features with Meal P...
CPG - Household - Online - Press Releases - Retail

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced the launch of two new digital offerings – Meal Planning and Schedule & Save. The new capabilities will offe...

Faisal Hussain
December 15, 2021

The Rise of the Online Asian Grocery Store
CPG - Retail

Weee! and a crop of other Asian online grocery retailers, including Umamicart, Quicklly, Sarap Now and Kim’C Market, have entered the marketplace in recent years, offering a historically underserved...

NBC News
December 15, 2021

Why Fashion’s Love Affair with TV is Big Business
Fashion - Online - Retail - Television

From the gilded halls of Bridgerton to the dystopian rituals of Squid Game, TV drama series have transported millions of viewers to worlds beyond reach during 2021, launching fashion and lifestyle tre...

Vogue Business
December 15, 2021

Sally Beauty to Offer Delivery With DoorDash
Health & Beauty - Retail

Sally Beauty is the latest cosmetics retailer to partner with a delivery service to better supply customers with its own brand products. The Texas-based company has announced a new partnership with Do...

STOREBRANDS
December 15, 2021

Why Pet Brand Bark is Partnering with REI
Online - Pets - Retail

Pet goods retailer Bark has added REI as its latest retailer partner this month, courting active-minded consumers and their canines. Bark — parent company of BarkBox, Bright and Eats — reported re...

Modern Retail
December 15, 2021

Fred Segal Enters the Metaverse through Subnation Partnership
Fashion - Retail

Esports entertainment holding company Subnation Media has announced a partnership with clothing retailer Fred Segal. The deal will see the two parties join forces to launch ARTCADE, a ‘dynamic retai...

Esports insider
December 14, 2021

Stuff Your Holiday Stockings with JEI’s CH-CH-CH-CHIA CH...
Online - Press Releases - Retail - Toys

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The easy to do, fun to grow iconic gift is back for the holidays and ready to be the biggest conversation piece at home, gatherings and work parties. Giv...

Faisal Hussain
December 14, 2021

Nike Just Bought a Virtual Shoe Company That Makes NFTs and Sn...
Fashion - Online - Retail - Tech

The apparel giant just announced the acquisition of RTFKT Studios, which it calls “a leading brand that leverages cutting edge innovation to deliver next generation collectibles that merge culture a...

The Verge
December 14, 2021

Foot Locker, Inc. Announces New Womenswear Brand Cozi for Holi...
Fashion - Press Releases - Retail

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) today announces the launch of its first proprietary womenswear brand, Cozi, that will be available globally and exclusively at Fo...

Faisal Hussain
December 14, 2021

Saks CEO Marc Metrick Says E-Commerce Split Makes Sense for Lu...
Fashion - Online - Retail

Saks Fifth Avenue CEO Marc Metrick said Friday that splitting the e-commerce and brick-and-mortar sides of the luxury retailer into two companies is allowing it to win additional shoppers and cater to...

CNBC
December 13, 2021

How Dollar Stores Became America’s Leading Retailers
Retail

In 2020, there were more than 34,000 dollar stores across the U.S. Popular chains include Dollar Tree and Family Dollar (both owned by Dollar Tree), Dollar General, 99 Cents Only Stores and Five Below...

CNBC
December 13, 2021

Travis Scott’s Cacti Hard Seltzer Discontinued
Beverages - CPG - Live Entertainment - Music - Retail

Travis Scott’s Cacti hard seltzer has been discontinued by manufacturer Anheuser-Busch, as Billboard reports. It had been on the market for less than a year, arriving in stores in March. The decisi...

Pitchfork
December 13, 2021

Introducing Forever 21 at JCPenney
Fashion - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JCPenney today announces Forever 21 as the latest addition to its portfolio of national fashion brands available in 100 JCPenney stores nationwide and online at jc...

Faisal Hussain
December 13, 2021

Rakuten, Other Advertisers Plan Optimistic Tone for Super Bowl...
Branding - Online - Retail - Sports - Streaming

Rakuten Rewards plans to run its first Super Bowl commercial in February, an effort to use television’s biggest broadcast of the year in part to help U.S. consumers understand what it does. In the ...

The Wall Street Journal
December 10, 2021

Tokyo’s Gigantic New Anime Store Will Be Among Largest In Th...
Retail

Animate’s current Ikebukuro branch is a nine-floor complex about a five-minute walk from the station. But with otaku culture more popular than ever before, even that’s not big enough, and it just ...

Sora News
December 10, 2021

Big Lots’ New Holiday Ad Campaign Features Celebrity ...
Press Releases - Retail

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG), one of the largest discount retailers in the U.S., is encouraging customers to go BIG this holiday in a new ad campaign featuri...

Nicholas Fox
December 10, 2021

Igloo Heads to Flavortown: Culinary Icon Guy Fieri Joins the C...
Household - Influencers - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

KATY, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Igloo announced Guy Fieri — chef, restaurateur, New York Times Best Selling author and Emmy® Award-winning TV host — as an official Igloo brand ambassador. ...

Faisal Hussain
December 10, 2021

UFC AND TIMEX ANNOUNCE MAJOR GLOBAL SPONSORSHIP AND LICENSING ...
Fashion - Live Entertainment - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. & LAS VEGAS, Dec. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UFC®, the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, and Timex®, a global leader in watchmaking for more than 165 years, to...

Faisal Hussain
December 10, 2021

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