November 9, 2016 -
The National Hockey League (NHL) and Fanatics, Jacksonville, Fla., agreed to a long-term agreement expanding their relationship.
Fanatics will now be the official manufacturer of NHL apparel and headwear beginning with the 2017-2018 season. The company also will operate… Read More
October 31, 2016 -
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant remained atop the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Top 50 Player Sales List based on total sales of all officially licensed merchandise from March 1 to Aug. 31.
Bryant rose to the top… Read More
September 21, 2016 -
Major League Baseball (MLB) opened its first standalone retail space in Europe with a pop-up store now open in London.
Located in the Covent Garden district, the store opened Sept. 12, according to Fox Business. All 30 teams are represented… Read More
September 14, 2016 -
Some retailers fail to recognize the magnitude of customer loyalty and its capacity to shape their business. Digital trends and new technology dominate today’s retail conversation. Diane Sweet, vice president of retail success at shopkick, noted consumers have found increasing… Read More
September 14, 2016 -
Organized retail crime (ORC) causes about $30 billion worth of losses each year. An overwhelming majority retailers — 97 percent — responding to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 11th annual Organized Retail Crime Survey said they have been victims of… Read More
September 8, 2016 -
The retail industry added 12,000 more jobs in August than July, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) report.
The industry has added 222,300 jobs in the last calendar year, with an increase of 13,700 jobs on a three-month moving… Read More
August 15, 2016 -
Jan. 11, 2016. That day may forever be known as the mother of all College Football Playoff National Championship games. Some called it a defining moment in University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban’s run at being remembered as one… Read More
August 12, 2016 -
Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment LLC, owner of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, and Stellar Partners Inc. have partnered to open an interactive Tampa Bay Sports retail shop at the Tampa International Airport.
The new, 1,000-square-foot location is scheduled… Read More
August 2, 2016 -
Under Armour, Baltimore, will move into the 53,000-square-foot store on Fifth Avenue in New York that was occupied by FAO Schwarz, CEO Kevin Plank said in a CNBC interview.
The move could come as soon as 2018. FAO Schwarz… Read More
July 29, 2016 -
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of its Trackside Superstore, operated by Fanatics, Jacksonville, Fla., NASCAR has released the Top 20 drivers in merchandise sales at the store.
The top three drivers are Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time Sprint Cup… Read More