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.
Lionsgate and Hasbro are partnering to bring the iconic board game Monopoly to the big screen.
Parragon, publishers of illustrated non-fiction books and creator of toys, games and gifts, announced that Claire Payne is joining its sales team as senior director of mass market sales.
Disney Consumer Products released its gift guide featuring a cross section of new and exclusive products that will hit retail shelves this holiday season.
Genius Brands International continues to grow the Baby Genius retail program throughout North America with a roster of new licensees.
FremantleMedia is teaming up with Blueprint Gaming to develop a range of online games for the heritage U.K. TV show "Rainbow."
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are expanding the licensing program for the animated TV series “Wild Kratts.”
Hasbro has appointed Michelle Micone as vice president of licensing for North America in its global licensing and publishing team.
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.
Hasbro has forged more than 20 new partnerships that push the parameters of hip new licensed products and the perception of its brands in the marketplace.
The Pokémon Company International partnered with KidZania to include a Pokémon Animation Studio in the London edutainment experience, which introduces children to the working world.
Disney Consumer Products and Marvel Entertainment have collaborated on several products to promote the upcoming film Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, released this Friday.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Firefly Brand Management has finalized a number of deals for the TapatÍo hot sauce brand that include extensions into gifting and apparel.
With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
Mattel has promoted Richard Dickson and Tim Kilpin, to president, chief brands officer, and president, chief commercial officer, respectively.
Victory Tailgate has launched a line of officially licensed NASCAR cornhole sets just in time for the 2015 season’s kick off.
Toys 'R' Us executives outlined initiatives that are being implemented to improve operational performance and drive profitable growth at a meeting Tuesday.
To tie in with the return of Fox's game show “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” Hasbro will release a board game this summer.
Toys “R” Us has a new brand campaign in partnership with The Escape Pod and “Action Movie Kid” creator Daniel Hashimoto called “C’mon, Let’s Play.”
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