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.
FremantleMedia U.K. has secured a series of licenses across several categories for the TV series Qi, All Star Family Fortunes and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Global entertainment company ZeptoLab, creators of the “Cut the Rope” game app, has launched a new mobile game-“My Om Nom.”
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has partnered for the launch of “The Smurfs: iTalk,” an app that allows kids to interact with their very own Smurf.
The first-ever Thomas racing app, “Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas!,” has launched in the Apple App Store.
Game developer Atari is planning a mobile fitness app that incorporates its classic video games such as "Pong" and "Centipede" into exercise routines.
Sports and entertainment company Day 6 Sports Group has teamed with the National Basketball Association to re-launch the game brand Backyard Sports.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Rovio Entertainment’s innovative video distribution model, ToonsTV, which is available within every “Angry Birds” mobile game, has hit 4 billion views.
Victory Tailgate has signed a new deal with restaurant chain Waffle House for branded cornhole boards and bags.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
Cult ’70s cartoon characters Roobarb and Custard are the latest additions to Digital Giving’s charity app “T-Shirt Booth.”
HarperCollins Publishers U.S. and U.K. and Google's Niantic Labs are planning a multi-media program that will be based on the YA trilogy Endgame.
Following a 1 percent decline in the U.K. toy sector in 2013, this year will see a turnaround and even moderate growth.
Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo have arrived in Germany for the Nuremberg Toy Fair, where they will showcase new TMNT products.
The LEGO Group announced plans for a new building set of the Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1 vehicle to commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary.
Giromax has released the new Angry Birds Go! line of mini Clay Buddies kits that let kids bring the Rovio characters to life in clay models.
Nickelodeon Consumer Products offered a sneak peak of its new toy collections in advance of the American International Toy Fair next week.
Schleich has taken Snoopy all around New York City in the last few days to celebrate its upcoming Peanuts product line.
Toy executives gathered in New York Saturday night to honor the year’s winners at the 14th annual Toy of the Year Awards.
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