Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment and its master toy partner Vivid have appointed Headstart International as the local toy distributor in Australia for “Thunderbirds Are Go.”
Mattel is re-launching its line of BeForever historical American Girls dolls with a little help from the Lifetime fashion competition series "Project Runway."
DC Thomson has launched a new monthly children’s magazine that focuses on multi-platform gaming and entertainment.
Magic Light Pictures has launched the first game app for the classic picture book The Gruffalo.
StoryToys has released 3D pop-up activity app based on the Poppy Cat franchise and developed in collaboration with Coolabi and The Kindly Ones Productions.
BBC Worldwide is partnering with Microsoft Studios and Mojang to bring Doctor Who to "Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition."
GiGGo Toys has partnered with the city of New York (NYC & Company) to produce licensed ride-on toys featuring iconic brands such as NYPD and FDNY.
Scholastic Parent & Child magazine has launched "KidQ," a free mobile app that facilitates conversation about the things that kids are curious about.
Rovio will preview its upcoming “Angry Birds Stella” mobile game exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.
Speakaboos has launched a range of new titles from The Jim Henson Company, HIT Entertainment and Scholastic Media/WestonWoods.
FremantleMedia Kids and Family Entertainment has launched a brand awareness and retail campaign in the U.K. to support Flair’s upcoming Tree Fu Tom toy range.
U.K. app developer and publisher Gazoob has debuted a new app featuring Aadarsh’s brand Purple Turtle.
Augmented reality and licensed toys were in the spotlight at the U.K. Toy Fair in London Jan. 20-22.
Knockout Licensing has added two new licensees for Guru Studio’s animated preschool series “Justin Time”–CafePress and LeapFrog.
Retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012, according to 2013 year-end retail sales data compiled by The NPD Group.
Rovio Entertainment has unveiled plans for a new Angry Birds extension based on the pink female character Stella.
Discovery Communications is displaying new product for the Discovery Kids, TLC, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel brands at Toy Fair this week.
The Madame Alexander Doll Company has unveiled several new collaborations Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz and Isaac Mizrahi.
Zodiak Kids has signed a trio of new partners for its CBeebies series “Mister Maker.”
Bandai has launched the toy line for the latest iteration of Saban’s Power Rangers, “Power Rangers Super Megaforce."
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