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.
The new app "Horrid Henry’s Big Box of Pranks" has launched for iOS and Android devices, developed by P2 Entertainment.
HBO Global Licensing has tapped McFarlane Toys to create a construction toy line based on the TV series "Game of Thrones."
Bleacher Creatures has unveiled its 2015 NFL player plush collection, which will feature more than 30 new players when it launches Aug. 15.
As the 102nd edition of cycling race the Tour de France gets underway, Playsoft Games has released the official mobile game "Tour de France 2015."
Cartamundi is planning a new range of Star Wars card packs and gifting items.
DC Thomson has made a new addition to its partnership with Gibsons–The Beano Past and Present 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle, now available on Amazon.
Rovio Entertainment has released 15 new educational levels in its game "Angry Birds Space" developed in collaboration with the U.S. space agency NASA.
A new update in Cartoon Network's "Toonix" mobile app allows users to create avatars based on their favorite CN characters.
Lionsgate and Hasbro are partnering to bring the iconic board game Monopoly to the big screen.
Pink Chillies has partnered with Playrific, publishers of children’s apps, for the “Pink Chillies: Magical Elephant Game.”
Construction equipment company JCB is taking center stage in Germany with the unveiling of two giant sculptures of JCB toys in the city of Fuerth.
Hasbro and IDW will auction off a one-of-kind My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic book for charity.
Game company Pixowl has signed on to create an original simulation mobile game featuring Garfield in a new partnership with Paws, Inc.
Toys “R” Us has a new brand campaign in partnership with The Escape Pod and “Action Movie Kid” creator Daniel Hashimoto called “C’mon, Let’s Play.”
USAopoly has released its latest Monopoly crossover edition based on the TV series “The Big Bang Theory.”
Bandai Namco Games America has launched the “Pac-Man Friends” app, an original arcade-style action-puzzler.
Mattel is re-launching its line of BeForever historical American Girls dolls with a little help from the Lifetime fashion competition series "Project Runway."
DHX Media has appointed Character Options as the global master toy partner for the new version of the TV series “Teletubbies.”
For the second year, Walmart has turned to the real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season's top 20 toys.
Ubisoft is partnering with Upper Deck to create a line of trading cards and gaming accessories for its Assassin's Creed video game franchise.
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