MGA Entertainment, known for its innovative toys, is growing in a big way, expanding its reach as it re-launches classic properties and delivers new brands.
Card and games company Cartamundi has received the Company of the Year Award from the Belgian American Chamber of Commerce.
Licensing agency JRL Group has tapped GeoToys to develop a line of educational puzzles and games under the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Britannica Kids brands.
The NFL Players Association has teamed up with DraftKings to allow some of the NFL’s top-rated players to participate in DraftKings’ marketing efforts this season.
King Features Syndicate is readying comic book hero Flash Gordon for takeoff with a lineup of new international and domestic licensing partners.
Cartamundi announced the launch of James Bond products–two movie-based card decks and a poker set–as the release of the next Bond film nears.
Sony Computer Entertainment America is signed a raft of new partners for the PlayStation brand and its other IP around the world.
Santoro has signed a number of new deals for its brands in Europe.
4K Media has partnered with USAopoly to create "Yu-Gi-Oh!"-themed coin banks and puzzles as well as special "Yu-Gi-Oh!" editions of Monopoly and Yahtzee games.
Mattel has appointed four executives to key senior roles as it implements its plan to deliver improved performance.
Genius Brands International has debuted an all-new line of Baby Genius products exclusively on Amazon, marking the re-launch of the Baby Genius brand at retail.
Topps and Mantic Games have joined forces to bring Mars Attacks to life as a miniature tabletop war game that will arrive at retail this month.
Britain’s Toy Retailers Association released DreamToys 2014, its annual prediction of best-selling toys for the holidays.
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.
Retail sales of toys in the U.S. generated $18.08 billion in 2014 compared to $17.46 billion in 2013, an increase of 4 percent, according to the NPD Group.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has tapped Buffalo Games for a range of children’s activity puzzles that are on display this week at NY Toy Fair.
Firefly Brand Management has signed a host of new licensees for Mr. Bubble as the bubble bath brand readies for its 55th anniversary next year.
The Pokémon Company International has signed four new licensees in the U.K. and Eire across several categories.
IDW Games is planning a new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" board game that will feature story content from the ongoing IDW comic.
TCG Toys will launch Hometown puzzle line from American artist Heronim in the U.S. and Canada in spring 2016.
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