With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
Microsoft Studios has given U.S. toymaker Jakks Pacific the rights to its video game property Halo for action figures and costumes.
Hasbro is again letting fans create a new line of Transformer characters.
American Greetings Properties has lined up a full slate of licensed product for its Care Bears brand in the U.K.
Tech toys and licensed lines stole the show at this year's U.K. Toy Fair, which took place last week in London.
Russian animated series "Masha and the Bear" is gaining ground in Italy with new broadcast deals and licensed product.
Brazilian Customs authorities, working in tandem with licensor Entertainment One, seized an estimated 1 million counterfeit Peppa Pig toys at ports across the country Monday.
Video and social gaming executive Steven Chiang has been named to the board of The Topps Company.
Nickelodeon is partnering with Toys 'R' Us for an exclusive marketing program and in-store experience for the upcoming movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Planeta Junior is looking for a master toy licensee for its new TV series “Egyxos” this week at the Nuremberg Toy Fair in Germany.
Lion Forge Comics has launched two new digital comic books based on the TV shows “Saved by the Bell” and “Punky Brewster.”
License! Global has the first look at the new toys and games that are on showcase at New York City’s annual American International Toy Fair.
StoryToys is developing and publishing a series of global apps based on the characters of Eric Carle.
Following last week’s announcement of the new Angry Birds Stella brand, Hasbro will create a line of its Telepods toys for the Rovio property.
MEGA Brands and Ubisoft are teaming to create a new line of collector construction sets based on “Assassin’s Creed.”
Imports Dragon debuted its newest item for the PBS preschool series from DHX Media “Caillou”–the Caillou talking doll.
Outfit7 has won a lawsuit against China's NanJing oooo3d, which published counterfeit sequel apps to its Talking Tom franchise.
Peanuts is the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s “T-Shirt Booth” app.
Carte Blanche Australia will launch its line of Moshi Monsters Moshlings plush next week following a 2013 licensing deal with Mind Candy late last year.
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