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.
Tinderbox, the digital division of global brand extension agency Beanstalk, has been appointed as the licensing agent for the video game franchise “Halo” in Europe.
FremantleMedia is teaming up with Blueprint Gaming to develop a range of online games for the heritage U.K. TV show "Rainbow."
Activision Publishing and Nintendo are collaborating to feature two of Nintendo’s iconic characters, Donkey Kong and Bowser, as guest stars in “Skylanders SuperChargers."
YouTube and Halfbrick, the Australian game developer behind mobile game “Fruit Ninja,” will produce a slate of original content for YouTube.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and partner Hasbro have launched pre-sale of the Playmation Marvel’s Avengers system of toys and wearables.
"Fruit Ninja" creator Halfbrick and Universal Partnerships & Licensing have joined forces to bring “Hollywood Game Night” to smartphones and tablets.
DHX Brands has tapped Giochi Preziosi to distribute the toy line for its new "Teletubbies" series in Italy, Spain and Portugal.
Zeptolab has announced a multi-market Happy Meal promotion with McDonald’s for its mobile game brand Cut the Rope.
Plush toy manufacturer Gund has launched its first-ever line of home textiles.
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