MGA Entertainment, known for its innovative toys, is growing in a big way, expanding its reach as it re-launches classic properties and delivers new brands.
Flair, the U.K. distributor of Moose Toys' collectible brand Shopkins, has unveiled plans to extend their product offering, in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
Discovery Consumer Products has teamed with Horizon Group USA for a new line of crafts and children’s activity kits under the Discovery Kids brand.
Pretty Ugly has partnered with Looney Labs to create a co-branded version of the Loonacy card game featuring the Uglydoll brand.
Sesame Workshop has partnered with Tiggly, a maker of smart toys for preschoolers, to develop the connected app experience "Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen."
Nickelodeon Australia has launched "Nick Play," a branded app experience that allows kids to interact with Nickelodeon wherever they go.
After losing her crown to Disney’s Frozen characters in 2014, Barbie is back at No. 1 on the National Retail Federation’s Top Toys list for the 2015 holiday season.
Jazwares is expanding its action figure and digital brand Tube Heroes to feature more than 40 social media stars.
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Boeing has teamed with three brand partners for a line of heirloom-quality items inspired by its rich history.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has kicked off the holidays with a number of seasonal offerings The Grinch and his sidekick Max as well as all eight classic reindeer characters.
In addition to showcasing its own float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, GoldieBlox is also giving girls the chance to build their own float.
LeapFrog Enterprises has added content from Genius Brands International's Baby Genius and Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club on its LeapPad.
BBC Worldwide has worked with Scary Beasties to develop the first preschool app for the CBeebies series "Sarah & Duck."
Hasbro has elected the current vice chairman of Lionsgate, Michael Burns, as an independent director to its board of directors.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Hallmark and Mattel have signed a new licensing agreement that will bring the Barbie brand license back to Hallmark this year.
The Toy Industry Association is gearing up for the 112th annual North American International Toy Fair, set to take place at the Javits Center in New York City Feb. 14-17.
LEGO Minecraft was voted as the Toy of the Show by media visiting U.K. Toy Fair in London this week.
Russian animated series "Masha and the Bear" is gaining ground in Italy with new broadcast deals and licensed product.
Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment International are combining their PlayStationNetwork and Sony Entertainment Network platforms.
Genius Brands International has appointed FatRedCouch to develop a series of apps for its new animated children's series, "Thomas Edison's Secret Lab."
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