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.
Disney Publishing Worldwide has released the newest addition to its Imagicademy educational initiative–the "Mickey’s Magical Arts World" app.
Children around the world can now learn English with the help of Aardman Animations' character Timmy in the new "Learning Time with Timmy" app.
Consumer Product Connection has appointed Home Made Licensing to serve as the French licensing agent for the virtual pet app "Pou."
Sony Pictures Consumer Products has tapped Beeline Interactive to develop the new match-three puzzle battle game "Ghostbusters Puzzle Fighter.”
Genius Brands International has appointed Wicked Cool Toys as the master toy partner for its original animated series on PBS, “Thomas Edison's Secret Lab.”
Hasbro has appointed Michelle Micone as vice president of licensing for North America in its global licensing and publishing team.
As the 102nd edition of cycling race the Tour de France gets underway, Playsoft Games has released the official mobile game "Tour de France 2015."
Mercury Inpress has secured its first licensing agreement with Mind Candy to create next-generation coloring and activity books for the Moshi Monsters brand.
Rovio Entertainment has released the first “Angry Birds Stella” game in the new Angry Birds series.
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