Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Toys 'R' Us is planning to hire 45,000 seasonal employees at its stores and distribution centers across the U.S. for the holidays.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled an intergalactic assortment of products for the new Disney XD animated TV series "Star Wars Rebels."
Disney Interactive and Marvel have launched a new version of the Disney Infinity hybrid toy/video game, "Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes."
Kidrobot has signed Commonwealth as a new toy licensee for its specialty brand Yummy World, in a deal brokered by JLK Brand.
The second 1/6th scale collectible Game of Thrones figure from Threezero– Eddard "Ned" Stark–is now available for pre-order.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
Shwings and Things has signed a deal with Hasbro's My Little Pony for a line of shoe accessories.
Mask-arade has added Disney's Frozen to its roster of licensed facemasks, in partnership with Rubie's Costume Company.
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe have introduced Super Awesome Me, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids to become one of their favorite characters.
Innovation First International and Hexbug will launch the new Tony Hawk Circuit Board toy line on shelves across Europe and North America this fall.
Skybound and Gamagio have partnered to release the new game app “The Walking Dead: Assault” for Samsung phones.
Feld Entertainment has signed a trio of new deals for Monster Jam that will see the brand drive into a mobile app, wall decals and stickers.
Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment have inked a new deal with Evy of California for Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. girls’ apparel.
Hasbro has teamed up with comic book publisher IDW for a new standalone comic series featuring Transformers and G.I. Joe.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment will be representing “Digimon Fusion” for licensing and promotion in the U.K.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with figurine manufacturer Schleich on a new line of DC Comics figurines.
Rovio Entertainment and Activision Publishing have launched their mobile game, “Angry Birds Star Wars,” on home and hand-held video gaming systems.
Ubisoft and Square Enix have teamed up to offer their collectibles and gear on each others’ e-commerce sites.
MGA Entertainment has launched a revamped website for the Little Tikes brand, as well as a new tagline.
PopCap Games, a division of Electronic Arts, has appointed Tycoon Enterprises to handle licensing for the app property “Plants vs. Zombies.”
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