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.
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.
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.
Eric Poses is driving cross-country this summer to host meet-and-greets throughout the U.S.
Egmont Publishing has unveiled its newest Minecraft title–Blockopedia.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has lined up a multi-category licensing program for The Book Of Life, which hit theaters Friday.
Loudmouth has teamed with Victory Tailgate to develop a line of cornhole game boards and bags outfitted in Loudmouth's signature wild patterns.
The irreverent gross-out brand Garbage Pail Kids is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with the launch of a comprehensive licensing program.
Endemol Shine U.K. has signed a deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to create online real-money gaming products featuring the Austin Powers film franchise.
Santoro has signed a host of new licensees and launched several new lines for its art brand Gorjuss in Europe.
PercyVites has added two new brands to its roster of characters for digital party products–Nelvana Enterprises' “Max & Ruby” and Feld Entertainment's Monster Jam.
Konami Digital Entertainment’s Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Duelist competition for North American World Championship qualifiers was held in Detroit, Mich.
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