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.
Scholastic Media is collaborating with Intel to design interactive gaming content using voice and gesture interaction technology.
Saban Brands is bringing “Digimon Fusion” to its own programming block on The CW, Vortexx starting Jan. 25.
In anticipation of the Feb. 7 theatrical release of The LEGO Movie, Toys ‘R’ Us stores across the U.S. are hosting a series of special events and feature shops.
Hit Entertainment has appointed Simba-Dickie as the new European master toy partner (excluding the U.K.) for its Fireman Sam brand.
Mattel’s Barbie is collaborating with the all-girl group Fifth Harmony for a new brand anthem and line of dolls.
Metrostar Media, the U.K. agent for Lawless Entertainment’s Suzy’s Zoo brand, has added two new licensees.
The Elf on the Shelf property is a bustling business both in print and consumer products.
An exclusive look at how Disney Consumer Products is leveraging new content to capture a greater share of the lucrative boys’ market worldwide.
Playmates Toys is set to introduce an all-new line for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles inspired by Nickelodeon's CG-animated show.
Jazwares is teaming up with the National Basketball Association to create the first-ever line of NBA Heroes toys.
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