This year's toy fair season will culminate in New York City with a remarkable lineup of blockbuster toys from the world's largest licensors and licensees.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
Egmont Publishing, the official publisher of “Minecraft” books, will publish two new “Minecraft” titles this year.
Maurizio Distefano Licensing has named five additional licensees in Italy for Rovio’s Angry Birds property, in anticipation of the release of the first feature film, May 20.
Nintendo, in partnership with Japanese video game developer Level-5, has created a “Yo-Kai Watch” video game exclusively for Nintendo 3DS that will be released in Europe next month.
Nintendo, in collaboration with Bandai Namco, has launched a new Pokémon-themed fighting game, “Pokkén Tournament,” for Wii U.
Santoro London has partnered with new licensees Keskin Color Kartpostalcilik and CYP Imports, and has tapped existing licensees Muñecas Paola Reina and Pon Pon Edizioni for new merchandise.
Disney Interactive has unveiled two new mobile games featuring The Jungle Book and The Avengers.
The Smiley Company has been tapped as the master licensee (outside of puzzles) for Rubik’s Brand, makers of the iconic Rubik’s Cube.
Fox Digital Entertainment has teamed with Zen Studios to create a new pinball three-pack inspired by the Alien universe.
Nintendo has tapped Brazilian licensing agency Redibra to develop a new range of branded merchandise in the region.
In anticipation of The Angry Birds Movie, Rovio has unveiled a new pinball-inspired version of the popular mobile game game franchise, called “Angry Birds Action!”
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