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.
J.C. Penney has teamed up with Disney to celebrate the upcoming live-action film Cinderella with a special line of products at its in-store Disney shop.
McFarlane Toys is highlighting the new additions to its slate of pop culture products at New York Toy Fair.
Tomy will unveil a new toy line inspired by Disney Junior’s new, intergalactic TV series "Miles from Tomorrowland" this weekend at New York Toy Fair.
The classic Colorforms toy brand, which was re-launched in 2014 by Out of the Blue Enterprises, has added a number of Disney properties to its roster.
Lawless Entertainment has sold its "Olive the Ostrich" animated series to the "PlayKids" mobile video platform.
Children around the world can now learn English with the help of Aardman Animations' character Timmy in the new "Learning Time with Timmy" app.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment is expanding the Gerry Anderson product program as one of the producer's biggest TV shows, "Thunderbirds," celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Activision is getting in the Easter spirit with three limited edition "Skylanders Trap Team" toys–new mini characters and a Bunny Earth Trap.
Atlantyca Entertainment has signed a licensing agreement with Nintendo to create video game themes featuring the Geronimo Stilton brand.
Zen Studios has revealed a new pinball video game inspired by Marvel’s upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron film.
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