TORONTO – E-commerce giant Shopify Inc. is teaming up with streaming giant Spotify in a partnership to give musicians more control over their virtual merchandise tables on the music platform. The Ottawa-based company has struck a deal with the popular subscription-based audio streaming service that brings its digital retail toolsRead More →

Port Washington, NY – September sales data revealed a “seismic shift” in retail, latest report says NPD Retail Early Indicator Report data. The month has traditionally seen a slowdown in retail sales of discretionary goods as it tracks end-of-summer back-to-school spending and precedes vacation spending. This year, however, discretionary generalRead More →

WWE bet it all on Roman Reigns’ push. (Credit: Lukas Schulze/Bongarts/Getty Images) Bongart/Getty Images WWE may be booking Roman Reigns as a villain, but the Universal Champion is clearly a fan favorite. According to a report from, Reigns rivals John Cena’s peak level merchandise sales despite being technically portrayedRead More →

Normally you would expect a quarterback on an NFL team, the player everyone calls the most important guy on the pitch, their field general, to also be the boss. merchandise sales team. And that seems to be the rule of thumb for most NFL teams – quarterbacks sell jerseys. ButRead More →

SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that for the month of February 2021net merchandise sales increased 1.3% for $258.7 million from $255.5 million in February a year earlier. Exchange rate fluctuations had a negative impact of 3.1% on net merchandise sales, i.e. $7.8Read More →

Net merchandise sales increased 1.3% after a negative currency impact of 3.1% Comparable merchandise net sales increased 2.8% after a negative currency impact of 3.0% E-commerce penetration was 3.2% of total net merchandise sales PriceSmart Pharmacy launched in Costa Rica SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – PriceSmart,Read More →

NATIONAL REPORT – Everything has a season; and lately, seasonal items are spinning, spinning, spinning in convenience stores. “The seasons are the emotional topspin on everyday basics. This is truer than ever given all of the events that have taken place over the past few months,” said Spencer Baird, executiveRead More →

YouTube is added some new features to help creators better understand the channel’s performance and to promote merchandise sales during live broadcasts, while boosting its COVID-19 fundraising efforts. First, YouTube is rolling out a new channel performance chart built into Creator Studio that will show views, number of subscribers, watchRead More →

While Black Panther has been one of Marvel’s most important heroes in the comics for decades, many did not know the character until his introduction to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in. Captain America: Civil War. Almost two years later, T’Challa’s first standalone adventure took its popularity to new heights, withRead More →

The excitement of Pokemon Go may be easing a bit, but that hasn’t stopped merchandise sales from going through the ledgers. Retailers and industry analysts report that sales of Pokemon-related merchandise, be it plush characters, clothing, movies, or console video games, have all grown significantly since the initial launch. ofRead More →

When it comes to sequels, “Cars 2” goes against Hollywood’s conventional calculation. Its predecessor was the lowest-rated of Pixar Animation Studios’ 11 films and among its worst performers at the box office – at least, by the animation studio’s premier flawless standards. One attribute sets “Cars” apart from most otherRead More →