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.
App development company iDevices and Jennie-O turkey are launching a Bluetooth thermometer and cooking app to help kitchens nationwide prepare better meals.
Speakaboos has launched a range of new titles from The Jim Henson Company, HIT Entertainment and Scholastic Media/WestonWoods.
Red Bull Media House has teamed with Roadhouse Interactive to launch "Red Bull Air Race–The Game," inspired by the actual air racing championship series.
Ink is going global with its Russian animated series “Masha and the Bear” and extensions for the digital game “Subway Surfers,” including an animated series.
Fuhu, the creator of the Nabi Android tablet for kids, has released the game app "Karaoke Box" complete with the Disney Karaoke: Frozen song bundle.
Cartamundi has announced the debut of three new Shuffle games: Disney's Frozen, Pixar Cars and a Monopoly Deal Disney Edition.
Outfit7 has appointed Dream Theatre to represent its digital brand Talking Tom and Friends in India.
Mind Candy, makers of the Moshi Monsters, has launched its new mobile game "World of Warriors" on Android and signed on a number of new product partners.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers has teamed with Sourcebooks to bring Lemony Snicket's All The Wrong Questions books to its personalized book platform.
Genius Brands International has appointed FatRedCouch to develop a series of apps for its new animated children's series, "Thomas Edison's Secret Lab."
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