License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Nickelodeon has partnered with multiple licensees for products based on its series “Shimmer and Shine” across multiple categories.
SmileyWorld has unveiled new products from its various licensees around the world including Nici, Noris Spiele, Creativamente, Trends International, Commonwealth and Just Funky.
Clementoni is launching a range of interactive games and puzzles based on the preschool series “Masha and the Bear.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, in partnership with Mattel, have entered an exclusive partnership with Target to offer a first-look at the “DC Super Hero Girls” merchandise collection.
Factory Entertainment, a California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, has unveiled the first product in its line of Deadpool products, the Deadpool Rocket Ride Premium Motion Statue.
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.
Aurora World is celebrating Raggedy Ann's 100th anniversary with special edition Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy rag dolls.
Tech 4 Kids has partnered with Irwin Toy to develop the 3D Creation Maker, a kid-friendly 3D printer that it will showcase this weekend at New York Toy Fair.
Dentsu Entertainment USA and TV Tokyo have partnered with Hasbro to bring the Japanese multi-media franchise Yo-Kai Watch to new markets.
Corus Entertainment's Nelvana has partnered with Cepia, the toy company behind the robotic hamster toy brand ZhuZhu Pets, to re-launch the property.
Entertainment One Licensing has added a raft of new deals for Peppa Pig in Australia in a range of categories including toys, homewares and food.
Disney Consumer Products is celebrating one of the studio's most iconic characters with a massive assortment of products inspired by the upcoming film Cinderella.
Sixteen-year-old Maximillian Polhill of Xavier Games is leveraging his Stellar Alien character brand and extending it through licensing.
Suncrest Trading has signed on to create a toy line for the Carte Blanche Group's Tiny Tatty Teddy brand.
The Joester Loria Group has tapped Buffalo Games to develop games based on the the National Geographic Channel series “Brain Games.”
Dentsu Entertainment USA is continuing to grow its TV brand "Little Battlers eXperience" with a second season and new product partners.
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