License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Marvel has partnered with TinyCo to release the new mobile game “Marvel Avengers Academy” on the App Store and Google Play.
VTech Holdings has agreed to acquire fellow kids' technology brand LeapFrog Enterprises for $72 million.
Paper Punk has teamed with Hasbro's My Little Pony to release six new Paper Punk kits featuring characters from the franchise.
Kidoz has teamed with the KD Group, makers of the Kurio line of children's electronics, to provide users with a safe and more advanced content discovery experience through the Kidoz app store.
Glu Mobile, a developer and publisher of free-to-play games, has entered into a multi-year partnership with Taylor Swift for the development of a new mobile game.
Amazon has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar production deal with American Girl to produce four live-action specials based on the Mattel doll brand.
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, has officially changed its name to Toy Island.
The Disney Store will release a new Star Wars Tsum Tsum collection worldwide on Feb. 16.
Spike Games has created new mobile slot game called “School’s Out,” inspired by the iconic Alice Cooper song.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm will release “LEGO: Star Wars: The Force Awakens” this summer as the newest addition to the LEGO video game franchise.
Wicked Cool Toys has entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with Original Appalachian Artworks to become the master toy partner for Cabbage Patch Kids.
Entertainment One Licensing has welcomed a host of new U.S. licensees for its Peppa Pig brand.
Playmates Toys has unveiled its all-new 2015 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line, at New York Toy Fair, inspired by season four of the Nickelodeon TV series.
Little Kids has unveiled a 2015 toy and novelty lineup that includes offerings for major brands such as Sesame Street, Nickelodeon and Peeps.
DeNA and Marvel Entertainment have announced plans for a new cooperative game app, "Marvel Mighty Heroes," a follow-up to 2012's "Marvel War of Heroes."
Ravensburger is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the "Thomas & Friends" brand with the addition of new puzzles to its existing range.
WildWorks has appointed Commonwealth Toy & Novelty as the master toy licensee for its web-based game and kids' social network, Animal Jam.
Nintendo has entered into a strategic partnership with mobile game developer DeNA for game apps based on its IP and to launch a new multi-device gaming service.
Kabam and Universal Partnerships & Licensing today have released the official mobile game of the Fast & Furious movie franchise, "Fast & Furious: Legacy."
The Boy Scouts of America has added three new licensees to its lineup for toys, camping gear and DIY tools.
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