With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
Disney Consumer Products and Lucasfilm revealed some of the first global licensees signed on for the upcoming film Star Wars: Episode VII–The Force Awakens.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, and the LEGO Group have unveiled their 2015 slate of LEGO video games.
Consumer Product Connection has tapped Bare Tree Media to develop digital goods including stickers and emoticons featuring the virtual pet app "Pou."
The Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair, taking place now in Nuremberg, Germany, has announced the four winners of its annual ToyAward.
Highlights for Children, publisher of the children's magazine Highlights, has tapped Mega Brands, to develop puzzles featuring Highlights' Hidden Pictures illustrations.
Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment International are combining their PlayStationNetwork and Sony Entertainment Network platforms.
Simba Toys has been named as the official toy partner for the modeling competition "Germany's Next Top Model," it was announced today from the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair.
BurdaIntermedia Merchandising has been appointed as the German licensing agent for the U.K. preschool brand Deer Little Forest.
On Thursday, licensing professionals will host a series of discussions on the connection between licensing and toys at the Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair Germany.
For the first time in the brand’s 56-year history, Barbie is pulling out a cape and mask and transforming into a modern day superhero.
Ink is going global with its Russian animated series “Masha and the Bear” and extensions for the digital game “Subway Surfers,” including an animated series.
Aardman Animations has partnered with Click Distribution U.K. for a brand-new range of Shaun the Sheep Flockstars collectible figurines in the U.K. and Eire.
Smart Toy, formerly known as Ubooly, has been acquired by Cartwheel Kids, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer of children’s products.
Crayola has tapped Zalemark to create a new jewelry line that reflects the image and colorful personality of its brand.
Atari, in partnership with FlowPlay, has launched the social casino game "Atari Jackpots," which brings casino-style play to an online, multi-player game.
Ubisoft, with apparel company Design By Humans, recently announced the grand prize winners for a t-shirt design contest tying in with “Assassin's Creed Unity.”
National craft store Michaels has compiled a list of the hottest arts and crafts gifts for Holiday 2014.
There are a multitude of reasons why a Hasbro/DreamWorks merger makes sense, not only from a financial viewpoint, but also from a practical business and synergistic perspective. Here are 10.
Sony Computer Entertainment America has launched the first dedicated webstore for its game studio Naughty Dog at Shop.NaughtyDog.com.
My Life Games has launched customizable Monopoly and Scrabble games, under license from Hasbro, exclusively on CafePress.com.
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