License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
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.
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.
Activision Publishing will bring the "Guitar Hero" video game franchise to a new generation with the upcoming "Guitar Hero Live," set to launch this fall.
Mattel has teamed with the online community Quirky to reimagine its portfolio of products and drive growth for brands including Barbie, Fisher-Price, and Hot Wheels.
“Talking Tom and Friends,” the new series based on the "Talking Tom and Friends" app franchise, will premiere today on the brand’s YouTube channel.
Stern Pinball has launched a new line of pinball machines featuring the rock band KISS, in a deal brokered by KISS's licensing agent Epic Rights.
Digital game developer Glu Mobile, creator of the "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" app, has appointed Dimensional Branding Group as its licensing agency.
Ripple Junction and its Gordos Plush division have developed a new line of premium collectible plush toys featuring characters from The Goonies.
Toys ‘R’ Us has named David A. Brandon to succeed Antonio Urcelay as the company's chairman and chief executive officer, effective July 1.
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.
Playmates Toys will serve as the global master toy partner for Cartoon Network's brand-new “Ben 10” series.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has greenlit a second season of its preschool series, "Kate & Mim-Mim" and signed a number of key new licensing partners for the brand.
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