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.
Rovio has launched "Angry Birds 2," the first sequel to the most downloaded mobile game series of all time.
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."
Outfit7, the company behind the "Talking Tom and Friends" franchise, has launched the new game app "Mars Pop," the first product for its new brand NeoMars.
D3 Go! and Cartoon Network have launched the new free-to-play app "Adventure Time Puzzle Quest" worldwide.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has released "Pac-Man Bounce," a new puzzle adventure game for smartphone and tablet devices.
The mobile game “Crossy Road” has launched a merchandise online store, carrying the official licensed merchandise for the brand.
Showtime, CBS Consumer Products and actor Michael C. Hall, who played Dexter in the eponymous cable series, is on the hunt again, this time with game players along for the ride.
Disney is launching a new family app, “Disney Shout!,” a game that has players hold up their phones and guess the Disney character, famous scene or match pictures.
Gameloft and Fox Digital Entertainment have extended their partnership for the release of their new digital game app, “Ice Age Adventures.”
Cupcake Digital and American Greetings Properties have released the new “Strawberry Shortcake Berry Beauty Salon” app.
Made in Me has partnered with comic book publisher Dynamite Entertainment to bring Doodle Jump comics to mobile devices and tablets globally.
Gaming companies have firmly established themselves as a new hot bed for viable IP, but the long-term success of those brands will require differentiations and new initiatives.
King Digital Entertainment has unveiled the first women’s apparel collaboration for its app brand Candy Crush with performancewear brand Zara Terez.
Line Corp., owner of the call and messaging app "Line," has teamed up with Rovio Entertainment for an Angry Birds crossover with "Line Rangers."
Disney has announced Sofia the First as the newest member of the "Color & Play 3D" app family.
Fox Digital Entertainment has tapped Orpheus Interactive to develop "Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect," a mobile game inspired by the TV series.
Pedigree has inked a deal to create a new annual for PopCap Games' app brand Plants vs. Zombies, which is represented by Bulldog Licensing.
Consumer Product Connection has tapped Bare Tree Media to develop digital goods including stickers and emoticons featuring the virtual pet app "Pou."
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