As he celebrates 30 years with Toys ‘R’ Us, this merchandising executive is still looking for the next hot product and newest trends that will keep the specialty retailer at the top of its game.
Pink Chillies has partnered with Playrific, publishers of children’s apps, for the “Pink Chillies: Magical Elephant Game.”
YouTube and Halfbrick, the Australian game developer behind mobile game “Fruit Ninja,” will produce a slate of original content for YouTube.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Parragon, publishers of illustrated non-fiction books and creator of toys, games and gifts, announced that Claire Payne is joining its sales team as senior director of mass market sales.
Boomerang has released “Make and Race,” the latest mobile app, in EMEA and Latin America.
Disney Consumer Products released its gift guide featuring a cross section of new and exclusive products that will hit retail shelves this holiday season.
Titan Merchandise will release Cartoon Network Titans: The Cartoon Network Collection this December, featuring characters from “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Johnny Bravo,” “Adventure Time” and “Uncle Grandpa.”
Genius Brands International has finalized a licensing agreement with License 2 Play for the development of plush toys for the character brand From Frank.
Children's entertainment products company Imports Dragon has secured the worldwide rights to produce a new NHL figures line.
Hong Kong-based company Animoca Brands is kicking off festivities for Garfield’s 37th birthday with the launch of two new official game apps.
Digital Giving's charity app "T-Shirt Booth" welcomes a new addition–the hit mobile game "Plants vs. Zombies," in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
The Toy Industry Foundation announced that $100 million worth of toys and games was distributed to children in need since their Toy Bank program was founded.
Platinum Films' "Matt Hatter Chronicles" has strengthened its foothold in the Middle East, with a new multi-territory, three-season deal with Cartoon Network.
PQube and Scarab Entertainment will release "Hello Kitty & Sanrio Friends 3D Racing" on Nintendo 3DS systems this winter in Europe.
OutFit7, creators of the app “My Talking Tom” has a lot to, well, talk about, not the least of which is the fact that its app properties just surpassed 2 billion downloads.
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.
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