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.
Santoro has appointed Jeux Ravensburger as a new licensee for its Mirabelle collection in France.
The Tetris Company and Scientific Games Corp. are developing the “Tetris” game for branded slot machines.
Hasbro has signed multiple new licensing deals for several of its game brands, and is introducing a new Internet brand to physical games.
IDW Games is planning a new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" board game that will feature story content from the ongoing IDW comic.
USAopoly, under license from Hasbro and in partnership with HBO Global Licensing, is planning a new twist on the strategy conquest game Risk–a "Game of Thrones" edition.
Cartamundi is planning a new range of Star Wars card packs and gifting items.
DC Thomson has made a new addition to its partnership with Gibsons–The Beano Past and Present 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle, now available on Amazon.
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.
Toys 'R' Us lifted the curtain on its plans for the 2014 holiday season during a preview event at its showcase Time's Square store in New York City Wednesday.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with a wide array of licensees to develop fan-favorite gifts prime for holiday wish lists.
My Life Games has launched customizable Monopoly and Scrabble games, under license from Hasbro, exclusively on CafePress.com.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has signed a string of new licensing deals for the classic Danger Mouse brand, based on the original TV series.
Zodiak Rights has tapped John Adams Leisure for a board game inspired by the hit ITV game show, "Tipping Point" in the U.K.
"Monopoly Millionaires' Club," the upcoming new game show based on the Hasbro board game, has launched a multi-state companion lottery scratch ticket program.
Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia is embarking on a multi-year collaboration with Philippines' mobile brand Globe Telecom to enhance the country’s digital lifestyle experience.
Genius Brands International continues to grow the Baby Genius retail program throughout North America with a roster of new licensees.
Cartamundi will launch a two-in-one game inspired by Disney’s hit animated film Frozen later this month.
Tubby Brands, creator of the board game Convoy: The Card Strategy Game, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on the U.K. for the North West Ambulance Charity.
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