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.
Tudor Games, makers of the classic Electric Football game, announced a licensing agreement with the NFL to market a new collection of Electric Football games.
The CBeebies show “Mr. Bloom’s Nursery” has penned an agreement with Jumbo Games for puzzles and games, in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
Aristocrat won top honors at the Global Gaming Awards in Las Vegas, with its “The Walking Dead Slot Game” named Casino Product of the Year.
Victory Tailgate has released branded cornhole games for the restaurant chain Johnny Rockets.
Bulldog continues to grow the licensing roster for Moose Toys' girls’ collectible range Shopkins with the addition of three more licensees.
Toy fair season culminates in New York City with an impressive slate of licensed merchandise on display.
The New York Lottery, in partnership with Sony Pictures Consumer Products and GTech, has launched a "Wheel of Fortune" instant ticket program.
Tactic Games has been granted rights to create games based on Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures' Despicable Me film franchise, including the upcoming prequel Minions.
Toys “R” Us appointed Chetan Bhandari as senior vice president, corporate finance and treasurer.
Mind Candy has signed Topps as one of the first partners for its new game brand “World of Warriors.”
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