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.
Outfit7, the company behind the "Talking Tom and Friends" franchise, has launched the new game app "Mars Pop," the first product for its new brand NeoMars.
Canadian children's entertainment company Spin Master has entered into an underwriting agreement for an initial public offering in Canada.
Nickelodeon has announced a multi-territory partnership with Nintendo to launch personalized Nickelodeon customizations for portable Nintendo consoles.
Mattel India has teamed with the on-demand retail platform GingerCrush.com to offer its brands on a range of lifestyle merchandise.
Disney Store has unveiled the new collections and limited edition products that will launch at the Disney fan event, D23 Expo, in August.
MGA Entertainment has re-launched its fashion doll franchise Bratz with the new mantra: "It's good to be yourself, it's good to be Bratz."
D3 Go! and Cartoon Network have launched the new free-to-play app "Adventure Time Puzzle Quest" worldwide.
Infinity Product Group has finalized a licensing deal with Nickelodeon to develop Comfy Critters toys for four of the network’s animated shows.
Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends are heading to Nintendo systems this fall with three new games, including the character's first-ever foray onto the Wii U platform.
SEGA Europe is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Mega Drive console with a retro licensing program.
SEGA announces the release dates for its upcoming Sonic Boom video game series.
EA Sports will continue to be the official sports technology partner of the Premier League for the FIFA video game series until 2019.
PNY Technologies has partnered with the LEGO Group for a range of LEGO-branded USB flash drives.
Rovio will preview its upcoming “Angry Birds Stella” mobile game exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.
The National Football League has teamed up with JumpStart to develop a series of NFL-themed digital offerings for kids.
MetLife has opened The Snoopy and Belle in Fashion exhibit at the New Museum's Sky Room in New York, N.Y., in conjunction with New York Fashion Week.
Microsoft has acquired Stockholm-based game developer Mojang and its iconic “Minecraft” franchise for $2.5 billion.
Kidrobot has signed Commonwealth as a new toy licensee for its specialty brand Yummy World, in a deal brokered by JLK Brand.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
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