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.
Mattel has partnered with ToyTalk to bring "Thomas & Friends" to life in a new app that uses speech recognition to enable conversations with characters.
Creative Toys Company is adding to the Spanish football team Atlético Madrid to its SoccerStarz range of collectible soccer figures.
Rovio has launched "Angry Birds 2," the first sequel to the most downloaded mobile game series of all time.
In honor of International Day of Friendship Thursday, Hasbro's My Little Pony brand celebrated famous friendships with a collection of crossover figures.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has released the new app “Cars Daredevil Garage,” which lets fans scan Mattel diecast cars.
Children's app creator Cupcake Digital has introduced the subscription content service "NetKids Digital Entertainment Network."
Australia-based toymaker Moose Toys worked with local police in Yiwu, China, to combat counterfeits of its Shopkins toy brand.
CJ Products has released a new Pillow Pet toy of Sven from Disney's Frozen, now available on the Pillow Pets website.
Kidrobot is bringing a number of new brands to its line of Phunny plush.
Santoro continues to build the roster for its Mirabelle, Willow and Kori Kumi brands with a slate of new licensees and products.
Toys “R” Us appointed Chetan Bhandari as senior vice president, corporate finance and treasurer.
FremantleMedia North America is expanding the Loteria brand, based on the traditional Latin American game, in two new partnerships.
Mask-arade has signed a new license with Disney Consumer Products to create a line of facemasks featuring the hit film Frozen.
"Toyze," an app for creating 3D-printed customizable character toys, has signed a licensing agreement with the developers of the popular app pet Pou.
GreenLight has announced a new licensing agreement with Sony Pictures to create a series of vehicle replicas from the TV show “Breaking Bad.”
Red Bull Media House has teamed with Roadhouse Interactive to launch "Red Bull Air Race–The Game," inspired by the actual air racing championship series.
Innovation First International and Hexbug will launch the new Tony Hawk Circuit Board toy line on shelves across Europe and North America this fall.
Aardman Animations has released a new Shaun the Sheep game app in which players must launch themselves onto a wobbling stack of sheep to reach an unguarded plate of doughnuts.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is looking to cement the perception of the company as a major licensing player.
Mind Candy has signed Topps as one of the first partners for its new game brand “World of Warriors.”
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