An in-depth look at how this toy-driven company continues to evolve into an entertainment, content and licensing powerhouse worldwide.
The Endemol Shine Group has launched a new game studio and publishing label, titled Good Catch.
Cartoon Network has launched a new mobile game, titled “Cartoon Network Superstar Soccer Goal!!!”
Mattel has unveiled its holiday toy list, featuring a slate of new products for brands including Barbie, DC Super Hero Girls, Hot Wheels and more.
Authentic Brands Group has tapped Cosi Games to create and launch “Muhammad Ali: Puzzle King,” the official mobile game for the late boxing legend.
Entertainment One has partnered with a three licensees to create new products inspired by the animated series “Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom” in Brazil.
Viacom has tapped Source3 to launch a set of 3D printed “South Park” characters, celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary.
Saban Brands has tapped The Wish Factory to develop and manufacture an exclusive line of merchandise inspired by the TV series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.”
Little Brother Books will publish the Official Pokémon Annual 2017 in the U.K.
Square Enix and Eidos-Montréal have released “Deus Ex: Mankind Divided,” the latest installment in the “Deus Ex” gaming franchise.
ITV Studios has partnered up with a slate of licensees to launch its merchandising program for the series “Thunderbirds Are Go” in France, Benelux and the Nordics.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products readies its global licensing program for upcoming Ghostbusters film.
Fisher-Price is expanding its “Thomas & Friends” minis collection in a new cross-over with the “DC Super Friends” brand.
Aadarsh has tapped Playrific to create and launch a “Purple Turtle” app on iTunes.
The Kratt Brothers Company, creators and developers of the TV series “Wild Kratts,” has expanded its licensing program through new offerings and a new licensing partner.
Fisher-Price, a subsidiary of Mattel, has partnered with pop singer Shakira and her Barefoot Foundation to introduce a new parenting app that helps stimulate early childhood development.
U.K.-based high street retailer The Entertainer will open a new store April 2 at the Orchards Shopping Centre in Hayward Heath, U.K.
Hasbro, in collaboration with brands featured in the latest Monopoly Empire game, celebrated World Monopoly Day (and the brand’s 81st birthday), March 19.
HBO has tapped licensee Factory Entertainment for two new collectible items inspired by “Game of Thrones.”
Ubisoft has signed multiple deals in categories including books, collectibles and virtual reality for its video game franchise “Assassin’s Creed.”
Outfit7 has re-launched the original “Talking Tom Cat” app with multiple new upgrades.
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