MGA Entertainment, known for its innovative toys, is growing in a big way, expanding its reach as it re-launches classic properties and delivers new brands.
Sesame Workshop has partnered with Tiggly, a maker of smart toys for preschoolers, to develop the connected app experience "Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen."
Nickelodeon Australia has launched "Nick Play," a branded app experience that allows kids to interact with Nickelodeon wherever they go.
After losing her crown to Disney’s Frozen characters in 2014, Barbie is back at No. 1 on the National Retail Federation’s Top Toys list for the 2015 holiday season.
Jazwares is expanding its action figure and digital brand Tube Heroes to feature more than 40 social media stars.
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Boeing has teamed with three brand partners for a line of heirloom-quality items inspired by its rich history.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has kicked off the holidays with a number of seasonal offerings The Grinch and his sidekick Max as well as all eight classic reindeer characters.
In addition to showcasing its own float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, GoldieBlox is also giving girls the chance to build their own float.
Oyo Sports is expanding its line of minifigure products in partnership with National Hockey League.
To kick-start the holiday season, Activision Publishing is offering a series of special "Skylanders" characters and gear.
CBS Consumer Products has tapped Big Chief Studios to produce a range of high-end collectibles and gifts based on the Showtime series "Penny Dreadful."
Crayola has partnered with Lulu Jr. to develop book-making kits for children ages 4 to 12.
Outfit7 Limited, the company behind the Talking Tom and Friends apps, has launched the 15th app in the series, "My Talking Angela."
Nickelodeon has launched the "Nick Jr." app for the iPad, a new branded platform featuring the network's preschool characters and shows.
Invizimals: The Alliance and Invizimals: A Tale of Two Dimensions are now available on the digital platforms iTunes and PlayStation Network.
A number of licensed apps topped the Apple app chart in 2014, including "Minecraft," "Cut the Rope 2" and "Candy Crush."
Bulldog Licensing has added two new U.K. publishing partners for Moose Toys' girls' collectible brand Shopkins.
memBrain has signed on to manage the global licensing program for the character brand Purridge & Friends, created by Furry Feline Creatives.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a multi-territory licensing deal with Sambro to bring Paw Patrol to a range of products.
The Giochi Preziosi Group is showcasing new additions to its toy lines for "World of Warriors," Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Doc McStuffins, Frozen at the Spielwarenmesse.
Playing cards and game manufacturer Cartamundi has announced two changes to its sales team.
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