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.
MGA Entertainment has teamed with Target to allow guests to create customized Bratz dolls through the new Create-A-Bratz experience on Target.com.
Konami Digital Entertainment has released the first-ever Yu-Gi-Oh! game for PlayStation4 and on Xbox One.
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.
EA Sports will continue to be the official sports technology partner of the Premier League for the FIFA video game series until 2019.
PNY Technologies has partnered with the LEGO Group for a range of LEGO-branded USB flash drives.
Rovio will preview its upcoming “Angry Birds Stella” mobile game exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.
The National Football League has teamed up with JumpStart to develop a series of NFL-themed digital offerings for kids.
MetLife has opened The Snoopy and Belle in Fashion exhibit at the New Museum's Sky Room in New York, N.Y., in conjunction with New York Fashion Week.
Microsoft has acquired Stockholm-based game developer Mojang and its iconic “Minecraft” franchise for $2.5 billion.
Kidrobot has signed Commonwealth as a new toy licensee for its specialty brand Yummy World, in a deal brokered by JLK Brand.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
New entertainment company Seriously, launched by two former executives of Rovio has unveiled its first mobile game “Best Fiends.”
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