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.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
Microsoft Studios has given U.S. toymaker Jakks Pacific the rights to its video game property Halo for action figures and costumes.
Hasbro is again letting fans create a new line of Transformer characters.
American Greetings Properties has lined up a full slate of licensed product for its Care Bears brand in the U.K.
Tech toys and licensed lines stole the show at this year's U.K. Toy Fair, which took place last week in London.
Russian animated series "Masha and the Bear" is gaining ground in Italy with new broadcast deals and licensed product.
Brazilian Customs authorities, working in tandem with licensor Entertainment One, seized an estimated 1 million counterfeit Peppa Pig toys at ports across the country Monday.
Video and social gaming executive Steven Chiang has been named to the board of The Topps Company.
Nickelodeon is partnering with Toys 'R' Us for an exclusive marketing program and in-store experience for the upcoming movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Ubisoft is partnering with Upper Deck to create a line of trading cards and gaming accessories for its Assassin's Creed video game franchise.
Sophie la girafe has partnered with Travis Designs to develop a new line of baby and children's apparel and costumes inspired by the iconic teething toy.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
Girl Scouts of the USA has tapped Wicked Cool Toys to develop a line of role play, craft and activity products inspired by the girls’ leadership organization.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has signed a deal with GB Eye for a range of posters and gifts based on multiple titles in its portfolio.
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Dianne Guerreiro as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us, Australia.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
A line of brand-new collectible Sindy dolls from Robert Tonner will make its retail debut at Harrods later this month, in a deal negotiated by Bulldog Licensing.
Bookseller Barnes & Noble has launched Educational Toys & Games Science Centers at select stores across the U.S. and on its website.
StoryToys and Saban Brands have released “Julius Jr.’s Playhouse,” the first fully interactive 3D app based on the preschool series “Julius Jr.”
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