License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, in partnership with Mattel, have entered an exclusive partnership with Target to offer a first-look at the “DC Super Hero Girls” merchandise collection.
Factory Entertainment, a California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, has unveiled the first product in its line of Deadpool products, the Deadpool Rocket Ride Premium Motion Statue.
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.
Toy fair season culminates in New York City with an impressive slate of licensed merchandise on display.
Wicked Cool Toys has introduced a new line of Girls Scouts branded toys at New York Toy Fair including a kids' oven that allows kids to make their own cookies.
Saban Brands has unveiled a lineup of new soft goods licensees for its Power Rangers franchise in North America and also signed two new toy partners.
Disney Publishing Worldwide is adding characters from Frozen to its collection of "Story Theater" apps with the launch of the "Frozen Story Theater" app.
Seven Canada has launched the first product for its character brand Baby Animals–a toy line from Cefa Toys, a division of KD Group.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has unveiled its slate of new mobile games featuring franchises including Batman, LEGO, "Game of Thrones" and "Mortal Kombat."
Fowl Moon Studios Corp has launched the new mobile game "Betty Boop Beat" for iOS devices, a follow-up to last year's "Betty Boop Bop" app.
Imangi Studios' game app "Temple Run" is racing into kids’ meals at Sonic Drive-In restaurants across the U.S. this spring.
Mattel has unveiled new publishing plans at the Bologna Children's Book Fair including a renewed focus on Barbie story-telling and digital publishing.
Gwen Stefani has tapped the production companies Moody Street Kids and Vision Animation for a new TV series inspired by the singer and her sidekicks, the Harajuku Girls.
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