License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Cartoon Network is supporting the launch of the brand-new "LEGO Nexo Knights" toy line and Merlok 2.0 gaming app.
Toy manufacturer Playmobil will expand its NHL product line as part of the company’s continued partnership with the National Hockey League.
Bare Tree Media has released a new series of Valentine’s Day-themed digital stickers featuring six top brands.
Marvel has partnered with TinyCo to release the new mobile game “Marvel Avengers Academy” on the App Store and Google Play.
VTech Holdings has agreed to acquire fellow kids' technology brand LeapFrog Enterprises for $72 million.
Paper Punk has teamed with Hasbro's My Little Pony to release six new Paper Punk kits featuring characters from the franchise.
Kidoz has teamed with the KD Group, makers of the Kurio line of children's electronics, to provide users with a safe and more advanced content discovery experience through the Kidoz app store.
Glu Mobile, a developer and publisher of free-to-play games, has entered into a multi-year partnership with Taylor Swift for the development of a new mobile game.
Amazon has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar production deal with American Girl to produce four live-action specials based on the Mattel doll brand.
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, has officially changed its name to Toy Island.
Bulldog Licensing has signed yet another partner for Moose Toys collectible grocery-inspired brand Shopkins in the U.K and Eire.
SCS Direct has laid a new line of Animal Planet-branded Hatch 'Ems eggs that feature animals that grow out of their shell when placed in water.
Etch A Sketch has returned to where it all began, New York Toy Fair, where the iconic toy first debuted 55 years ago.
Endemol Shine Brand Partnership Group and the American Girl doll brandhave launched a cross-promotion with the reality competition series "MasterChef Junior."
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has collaborated with The Art of the Brick to create an art exhibition featuring sculptures of DC Comics characters made out of LEGOs.
Santoro has signed a host of new licensees and launched several new lines for its art brand Gorjuss in Europe.
4K Media has inked a deal with Star Cutouts for standees and face masks featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! monsters.
IDW has teamed up with Temple Street Productions and Paramount Pictures to bring the TV series "Orphan Black" and The Godfather to a range of games.
McDonald's is promoting Zodiak Kids’ children’s series “LoliRock” in France this month with a new Happy Meal offering.
Electronic Arts, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Partnerships & Licensing have joined forces to bring characters from Illumination films to life in a series of mobile games.
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