License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
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.
Amazon has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar production deal with American Girl to produce four live-action specials based on the Mattel doll brand.
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, has officially changed its name to Toy Island.
Tomy International has promoted Kerry Cunnion to senior vice president of sales, in addition to his current role leading the company's North American sales force.
MGA Entertainment has launched the new Vi and Va line of fashion dolls that celebrate unique Hispanic cultural traditions at New York Toy Fair.
Crayola has tapped tween girl lifestyle company Fashion Angels to create a line of activity and lifestyle products targeted to tweens.
Jakks Pacific has secured the master toy rights for Legendary's film treatment of the video game franchise Warcraft, hitting theaters March 11, 2016.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the American sitcom "I Dream of Jeannie" with a wide-ranging product program.
The Simpsons have arrived on the Xbox in a new "Minecraft" content pack for Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Fun Stickers has joined a growing band of Sooty licensees with a range of new sticker sets featuring the British TV character.
The iStoryTime Library from Cupcake Digital is adding to its catalog of properties in a new deal for Thomas & Friends storybooks.
The WWE has partnered with Toy State to bring the professional wrestling brand to the remote-controlled vehicle category in North America.
Marvel has teamed with Bleacher Creatures to launch several new lines of character plush figures this year featuring Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man and other properties.
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