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.
Space Enterprises has teamed up DIC 2 in Italy to develop a licensing program for its preschool series “The Hive.”
Rovio Entertainment has partnered with the bakery chain Mrs. Fields for an Angry Birds kids program that will take place through the rest of the year.
Cupcake Digital and DreamWorks Animation have released a new story app based on the TV series “Dragons: Defenders of Berk.”
The U.S.-based non-profits Kids In Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers have successfully completed their merger.
Wicked Cool Toys has signed with Sesame Workshop to develop summer and seasonal toys based on classic Sesame Street characters.
Spin Master will roll out its line of Paw Patrol toys inspired by the Nickelodeon preschool series exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us in the U.S. Sunday.
Studio 100 has renewed its partnership with toy distributor and retailer Dexy Co. in the ex-Yugoslavia countries.
Bandai Namco Games U.K. has announced that the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2” video game will be available in October in the U.K.
Penguin Children’s will introduce an augmented reality element in the newest title of its Skylanders licensing program.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet are developing a film based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series.
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