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.
Lionsgate and Hasbro are partnering to bring the iconic board game Monopoly to the big screen.
Pink Chillies has partnered with Playrific, publishers of children’s apps, for the “Pink Chillies: Magical Elephant Game.”
YouTube and Halfbrick, the Australian game developer behind mobile game “Fruit Ninja,” will produce a slate of original content for YouTube.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Parragon, publishers of illustrated non-fiction books and creator of toys, games and gifts, announced that Claire Payne is joining its sales team as senior director of mass market sales.
Boomerang has released “Make and Race,” the latest mobile app, in EMEA and Latin America.
Disney Consumer Products released its gift guide featuring a cross section of new and exclusive products that will hit retail shelves this holiday season.
Titan Merchandise will release Cartoon Network Titans: The Cartoon Network Collection this December, featuring characters from “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Johnny Bravo,” “Adventure Time” and “Uncle Grandpa.”
Genius Brands International has finalized a licensing agreement with License 2 Play for the development of plush toys for the character brand From Frank.
Children's entertainment products company Imports Dragon has secured the worldwide rights to produce a new NHL figures line.
Activision Publishing is spreading Skylanders cheer this season with the debut of a special holiday character, a balloon in the Macy’s Parade and new products.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has tapped Integrity Toys to create a line of dolls based on "American Horror Story's" third season, "Coven."
Telltale Games and HBO Global Licensing have released the first of six episodes in "Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series."
Bandai has launched the new toy line for the Australian koala character Smiling Bear at Discover Australia stores in airports across Australia.
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.
The irreverent gross-out brand Garbage Pail Kids is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with the launch of a comprehensive licensing program.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers has teamed with Sourcebooks to bring Lemony Snicket's All The Wrong Questions books to its personalized book platform.
The Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair is gearing up for another big year with more than 2,800 companies slated to showcase new offerings Jan. 28 to Feb. 2.
American Greetings Properties has lined up a full slate of licensed product for its Care Bears brand in the U.K.
Highlights for Children, publisher of the children's magazine Highlights, has tapped Mega Brands, to develop puzzles featuring Highlights' Hidden Pictures illustrations.
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