This year's toy fair season will culminate in New York City with a remarkable lineup of blockbuster toys from the world's largest licensors and licensees.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
Mind Candy has appointed Ian Chambers as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Saban Brands’ “Popples,” a Netflix original series for kids, has partnered with master toy licensee Spin Master for a new line of plush toys.
Spin Master has partnered with Italian motorcycle company Ducati to create and market Meccano building set versions of the brand’s motorcycles around the world.
The Absolut Company has partnered with Perfect Company, a developer of smart kitchen products, to release Absolut recipes for the "Perfect Drink" app.
Rovio Animation’s ToonsTV has launched globally on Apple TV.
Hasbro’s Play-Doh has partnered with Turner’s Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito for a Play-Doh Town sponsorship deal, which includes TV, digital and social media activity across the U.K.
BBC has launched the new “BBC iPlayer Kids” app for iOS, Android and Amazon devices.
Nintendo has partnered with Sonic Drive-In, a U.S. restaurant chain, for kids’ meal toys inspired by the “Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam” video game.
Toy State has expanded its partnership with Nickelodeon to develop and manufacture toy vehicles featuring the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” brand in the EMEA region.
Activision Publishing, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, will launch the new “Call of Duty” video game–“Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare”–worldwide, Nov. 4.
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