License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Mattel and Disney Consumer Products have renewed their partnership for the Cars franchise, including the upcoming film Cars 3, which will be released in June 2017.
Spin Master has agreed to purchase the library of board games owned by Editrice Giochi, one of the oldest, privately held toy game companies in Italy.
Konami Digital Entertainment will introduce a new Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game product lineup during the International Nuremberg Toy Fair this week.
Disney Consumer Products and Bandai have revealed the new global product lineup for Disney-Pixar’s upcoming movie Finding Dory, which will debut June 17.
Parragon has expanded its deal with The World of Eric Carle to bring its collection of children’s products featuring Carle's signature artwork to new global markets.
Oxford Limited has tapped Clementoni to create a range of University of Oxford games and puzzles for distribution in the U.K.
After the recent TV debut of the “The Lion Guard,” Disney is now releasing a full line of merchandise ranging from toys and mobile apps to apparel and homewares.
After taking the box office by storm and with new storylines now officially revealed, Disney has unveiled a second wave of Star Wars: The Force Awakens products now rolling out at U.S. retailers.
Cartamundi continues to add to its line of Shuffle cards games with a new twist on Hasbro's Twister.
Hasbro's Subbuteo football game is the latest game to join Cartamundi's line of Shuffle card games.
Crayola has teamed up with Madame Alexander Doll Company to create a line of co-branded dolls.
The Joester Loria Group has tapped Buffalo Games to develop games based on the the National Geographic Channel series “Brain Games.”
Propel Equity Partners has acquired the active play toy line Buzz Bee Toys, which it will fold into its Alex Brands family of toy companies.
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.
Beginning Aug. 20, The Entertainer will be offering an exclusive Pokémon collector’s album free to celebrate the latest Pokémon trading card game expansion.
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.
Pretty Ugly has partnered with Looney Labs to create a co-branded version of the Loonacy card game featuring the Uglydoll brand.
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.
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