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.
Toys ‘R’ Us has laid off approximately 10-15 percent of its corporate employees following its struggling holiday sale results.
Idea Never Implemented has tapped Brentwood Licensing to expand the licensing program for the game Never Have I Ever.
Cartoon Network and Cryptozoic Entertainment have partnered a pair of new tabletop games based on Adult Swim animated series “Rick and Morty.”
Just Born Quality Confections, makers of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales, has teamed up with 2K Sports and NBA All-Star Paul George to promote the annual sports video game “NBA 2K17” and introduce a series of promotional packaging.
The Entertainer, a multi-channel high street toy retailer in the U.K., has revealed that it will open two new stores in Truro, Cornwall, and Northampton, Bedfordshire.
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.
Nintendo will release a new Nintendo 3DS game featuring video game characters Mario and Sega’s Sonic in an Olympics-themed setting this spring across Europe.
Marvel has unveiled the licensing lineup for its superhero Black Panther in honor of his 50th anniversary, first Marvel cinematic appearance and new comic book.
Cryptozoic Entertainment, under license from Cartoon Network, will release the sixth collector’s pack of its “Adventure Time” Card Wars game.
The Princess of Beverly Hills, the Malitpoo that has garnered a social media following, and owner Stacey Whitmore have partnered with retailer Hobby Lobby to carry branded products.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has partnered with TT Games, The LEGO Group and Universal Brand Development to release “LEGO Jurassic World” for iOS and Android devices.
Hasbro has partnered with PlayDate Digital to launch its first-ever Mr. Potato Head interactive storybook app, “Mr. Potato Head School Rush.”
Universal has tapped Desert Owl Games to create “The Huntsman: Winter’s Curse,” a role-play game with collectible card game elements, for Windows, Mac and PlayStation 4.
Paws Inc. has tapped Shoal Games, owner of “Trophy Bingo,” to launch a new mobile bingo game that will feature Garfield, Odie and other characters from the Jim Davis comic.
Nintendo has tapped video game merchandise company Merchoid.com for a range of “Zelda” cosplay hoodies.
Moose Toys has released its fifth collection of Shopkins toys in the U.S. and Canada.
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