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.
Mattel has partnered with ToyTalk to bring "Thomas & Friends" to life in a new app that uses speech recognition to enable conversations with characters.
Creative Toys Company is adding to the Spanish football team Atlético Madrid to its SoccerStarz range of collectible soccer figures.
Rovio has launched "Angry Birds 2," the first sequel to the most downloaded mobile game series of all time.
In honor of International Day of Friendship Thursday, Hasbro's My Little Pony brand celebrated famous friendships with a collection of crossover figures.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has released the new app “Cars Daredevil Garage,” which lets fans scan Mattel diecast cars.
Children's app creator Cupcake Digital has introduced the subscription content service "NetKids Digital Entertainment Network."
Australia-based toymaker Moose Toys worked with local police in Yiwu, China, to combat counterfeits of its Shopkins toy brand.
CJ Products has released a new Pillow Pet toy of Sven from Disney's Frozen, now available on the Pillow Pets website.
Kidrobot is bringing a number of new brands to its line of Phunny plush.
Santoro continues to build the roster for its Mirabelle, Willow and Kori Kumi brands with a slate of new licensees and products.
Mattel has unveiled new publishing plans at the Bologna Children's Book Fair including a renewed focus on Barbie story-telling and digital publishing.
Gwen Stefani has tapped the production companies Moody Street Kids and Vision Animation for a new TV series inspired by the singer and her sidekicks, the Harajuku Girls.
Firefly Brand Management has signed a host of new licensees for Mr. Bubble as the bubble bath brand readies for its 55th anniversary next year.
CBS Consumer Products, Showtime and retailer Hot Topic are planning a new apparel collaboration inspired by the Showtime series "Penny Dreadful."
This month Nickelodeon will launch a host of brand-new "Blaze and the Monster Machines" content across TV, apps and online.
New NFLPI licensees, entertainment brands line up for Licensing Expo; and Nickelodeon's "Blaze" arrives at Toys 'R' Us ... this is the news that shaped the week of May 11.
Hong Kong-based toy company Boti Global has acquired the global license to manufacture toys for the preschool property "Miffy."
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled a new system of smart toys and wearables called Playmation, created in partnership with Hasbro.
This veteran toy executive, who founded MGA Entertainment in 1979 and built it into the largest private toy company in the world, discusses new strategies, new brands and, of course, licensing.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced the master toy and publishing partners for its animated comedy adventure series “Danger Mouse.”
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