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.
Disney Consumer Products has introduced the newest arrival to the Disney Princess kingdom: Disney Princess Palace Pets.
Diamond Select Toys is readying for the release of Thor: The Dark World Nov. 8 with a series of new toys for the brand.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has inked a new deal with University Games for a range featuring Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Dark Horse has added to its line of Game of Thrones collectible figures, created in partnership with HBO Global Licensing.
C3 Entertainment has signed a worldwide deal with Figures Toy Company for a range of 8-inch Three Stooges collectible figures.
Endemol U.K. is making its first move into app publishing with two new apps based on the game shows “Pointless” and “Deal or No Deal.”
McFarlane Toys is creating a line of action figures, plush and novelty toys based on Ubisoft’s Rabbids video game franchise.
Sesame Workshop presented a slew of new apps at its Digital Playground event Nov. 5 with previews of upcoming and newly released games.
Electronic Arts and Hasbro have launched two new Monopoly-branded casino game apps.
Classic toys like LEGO and Barbie are still at the top of children’s wish lists this year, but non-traditional items are also in demand.
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