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'Kong' Is King of Exclusives   18 Jul, 2017

Merchandising: Retailers weren't shy with exclusives tailored to Warner's 'Kong: Skull Island' July...More>>

Walmart's two-pack of 'Kong: Skull Island' and 'Godzilla.'
'Kung Fu' Fighting For Exclusives   28 Jun, 2016

Merchandising: A couple of different retail exclusive versions of DreamWorks Animation's 'Kung Fu...More>>

Best Buy's 3D Blu-ray of 'Kung Fu Panda 3'
'Lorax' Ready to Deal   7 Aug, 2012

Merchandising: Universal Studios Home Entertainment’s 'The Lorax,' based on the Dr. Seuss book,...More>>

Walmart's 'Lorax' with plush
'Minions' Take Over Retail, But 'Ant-Man' Looms Large   8 Dec, 2015

Merchandising: It comes as little surprise that Universal's 'Minions' and Marvel's 'Ant-Man' would...More>>

'Minions' Exclusives: Target's metal case, Walmart's water bottle set, Best Buy's lunchbag
'Mockingjay' Catches Fire at Retail   10 Mar, 2015

Merchandising: The huge Friday, March 6, rollout of Lionsgate’s 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay —...More>>

Target's 'Mockingjay — Part 1' Blu-ray exclusive edition
'Now You See' Exclusives   6 Sep, 2016

Merchandising: Lionsgate's 'Now You See Me 2' was the retailers' choice for the big exclusives...More>>

Target and Best Buy 'Now You See Me 2' Blu-rays
'Once Upon' a Bonus Disc   13 Aug, 2013

Merchandising: In a week with plenty of new releases upon which to attach a juicy retailer...More>>

'Orange' Appeal   13 May, 2014

Merchandising: The only notable retail exlcusive for the new releases of May 13 came with...More>>

'Paddington' Goodies Abound   28 Apr, 2015

Merchandising: Anchor Bay's 'Paddington' arrived at retail April 28 with plenty of options for...More>>

Walmart's 'Paddington' Blu-ray gift set
'Pete's Dragon,' 'BFG' Unleashed at Retail After Busy Shopping Weekend   29 Nov, 2016

Merchandising: Retailers didn't give much attention to the new releases Nov. 29 in light of...More>>

'Preacher' Holding Off Retail 'Apocalypse'   4 Oct, 2016

Merchandising: A couple of retailers offered exclusives for Fox's 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on disc, but...More>>

Target's 'X-Men' yearbook and Best Buy's Steelbook
'Rogue One' Hangover Leaves Retailers Prepping for Easter   11 Apr, 2017

Merchandising: About the only spotlight for the April 11 new titles was a front-of-store corrugated...More>>

'Hidden Figures' display at Target
'Selma' in Shadow of 'Shades'   5 May, 2015

Merchandising: Walmart had a special deluxe Blu-ray edition of 'Selma,' but most stores were...More>>

Walmart's exclusive 'Selma' Blu-ray
'Showing Roots' at Walmart   20 Jun, 2017

Merchandising: Walmart has an exclusive DVD of the movie 'Showing Roots' starring Maggie Grace and...More>>

'Spectre' Reigns Over Retail   9 Feb, 2016

Merchandising: The latest James Bond film, 'Spectre,' arrived at retail Feb. 9 with several options...More>>

Walmart and Best Buy 'Spectre' cover variants
'Spider-Man' Spins Retail Web   6 Nov, 2012

Merchandising: Whatever new releases hit shelves Nov. 6 were overshadowed by the imminent arrival...More>>

Walmart's 'Amazing Spider-Man' Gift Set
'SpongeBob' Soaks Up Retail Attention   2 Jun, 2015

Merchandising: Fans of 'The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' had plenty of options for retail...More>>

'Star Wars' Preorders Are Already Here … With Free Posters!   22 Dec, 2015

Merchandising: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' was barely in theaters before retailers started...More>>

'Force Awakens' preorder kit (left) and display at Best Buy
'Star Wars' Retail Blitz Centers on 'Rogue One'   4 Apr, 2017

Merchandising: Disney's home video release of 'Rogue One' dominated retail channels April 4, with...More>>

(L-R): 'Rogue One' Blu-ray covers at Walmart, Target and Best Buy
'Surf's Up' Sequel Figures Into Promotional Plans   17 Jan, 2017

Merchandising: Walmart offered a gift set for Sony Pictures' 'Surf's Up 2' DVD.More>>

Walmart's 'Surf's Up 2' with WWE figure