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.
Bif Bang Pow! has renewed its agreement with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to develop a new line of toys and collectibles inspired by The Big Lebowski.
Gund will debut a new collection of plush and hard goods inspired by the world of Beatrix Potter, author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Mattel has collaborated with Google to re-imagine the iconic View-Master toy with a 21st century twist.
Hasbro has teamed up with social news company BuzzFeed to let fans choose which world cities will be featured as property spaces in the new Monopoly Here & Now games.
Bulldog Licensing has sealed a new deal for personalized products featuring Outfit7's digital entertainment brand 'Talking Tom and Friends' in North America.
Crayola has teamed with Bloomingdale’s for the new I Am Color campaign that includes fashion collaborations, window displays and in-store events.
National Geographic has agreed to pair with game design and development studio Yeti CGI for a multi-year licensing partnership to create and launch a new, branded puzzle game for mobile and web platforms.
The first-ever Kwik-E-Truck opened for business at SXSW Interactive last weekend and served more than 3,400 free Kwik-E-Mart Squishees to festivalgoers over two days.
Novel Entertainment has teamed with P2 Entertainment to launch a new game app based on the CITV series "Horrid Henry."
Just in time for the start of baseball season, Topps has released the new version of its Major League Baseball digital trading card app "Topps Bunt 2015."
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