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.
Lion Forge Comics has launched two new digital comic books based on the TV shows “Saved by the Bell” and “Punky Brewster.”
License! Global has the first look at the new toys and games that are on showcase at New York City’s annual American International Toy Fair.
StoryToys is developing and publishing a series of global apps based on the characters of Eric Carle.
Following last week’s announcement of the new Angry Birds Stella brand, Hasbro will create a line of its Telepods toys for the Rovio property.
MEGA Brands and Ubisoft are teaming to create a new line of collector construction sets based on “Assassin’s Creed.”
Imports Dragon debuted its newest item for the PBS preschool series from DHX Media “Caillou”–the Caillou talking doll.
Outfit7 has won a lawsuit against China's NanJing oooo3d, which published counterfeit sequel apps to its Talking Tom franchise.
Peanuts is the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s “T-Shirt Booth” app.
Carte Blanche Australia will launch its line of Moshi Monsters Moshlings plush next week following a 2013 licensing deal with Mind Candy late last year.
Coolabi Group is bringing its fantasy adventure brand Beast Quest to the digital world in a new a deal with Miniclip.
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