As he celebrates 30 years with Toys ‘R’ Us, this merchandising executive is still looking for the next hot product and newest trends that will keep the specialty retailer at the top of its game.
Lionsgate and Hasbro are partnering to bring the iconic board game Monopoly to the big screen.
Pink Chillies has partnered with Playrific, publishers of children’s apps, for the “Pink Chillies: Magical Elephant Game.”
YouTube and Halfbrick, the Australian game developer behind mobile game “Fruit Ninja,” will produce a slate of original content for YouTube.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Parragon, publishers of illustrated non-fiction books and creator of toys, games and gifts, announced that Claire Payne is joining its sales team as senior director of mass market sales.
Boomerang has released “Make and Race,” the latest mobile app, in EMEA and Latin America.
Disney Consumer Products released its gift guide featuring a cross section of new and exclusive products that will hit retail shelves this holiday season.
Titan Merchandise will release Cartoon Network Titans: The Cartoon Network Collection this December, featuring characters from “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Johnny Bravo,” “Adventure Time” and “Uncle Grandpa.”
Genius Brands International has finalized a licensing agreement with License 2 Play for the development of plush toys for the character brand From Frank.
Children's entertainment products company Imports Dragon has secured the worldwide rights to produce a new NHL figures line.
Construction equipment company JCB is taking center stage in Germany with the unveiling of two giant sculptures of JCB toys in the city of Fuerth.
Hasbro and IDW will auction off a one-of-kind My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic book for charity.
Game company Pixowl has signed on to create an original simulation mobile game featuring Garfield in a new partnership with Paws, Inc.
Toys “R” Us has a new brand campaign in partnership with The Escape Pod and “Action Movie Kid” creator Daniel Hashimoto called “C’mon, Let’s Play.”
USAopoly has released its latest Monopoly crossover edition based on the TV series “The Big Bang Theory.”
Bandai Namco Games America has launched the “Pac-Man Friends” app, an original arcade-style action-puzzler.
Mattel is re-launching its line of BeForever historical American Girls dolls with a little help from the Lifetime fashion competition series "Project Runway."
DHX Media has appointed Character Options as the global master toy partner for the new version of the TV series “Teletubbies.”
For the second year, Walmart has turned to the real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season's top 20 toys.
Ubisoft is partnering with Upper Deck to create a line of trading cards and gaming accessories for its Assassin's Creed video game franchise.
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