With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
American Greetings Properties has lined up a full slate of licensed product for its Care Bears brand in the U.K.
Knockout Licensing has established a core of inaugural licensees for Sony Pictures Television's TV series, "Outlander."
USAopoloy will create a co-branded version of its family board game Yahtzee with the film The Terminator, in a deal brokered by Creative Licensing Corporation.
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.
Hasbro is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Monopoly brand this year with new products, as well as a number of entertainment activations and events.
The winners of the U.K. Toy Fair Best New Toy Awards were announced Tuesday by the British Toy & Hobby Association.
The British toy market increased 4.4 percent in 2014, the best result since 2010 when toy sales were up 8 percent.
Bulldog continues to grow the licensing roster for Moose Toys' girls’ collectible range Shopkins with the addition of three more licensees.
The Toy Industry Association is gearing up for the 112th annual North American International Toy Fair, set to take place at the Javits Center in New York City Feb. 14-17.
Mattel has promoted Richard Dickson and Tim Kilpin, to president, chief brands officer, and president, chief commercial officer, respectively.
License! Global has the first look at the new toys and games that are on showcase at New York City’s annual American International Toy Fair.
IDW Games and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are planning a new big-box board game based on the first three seasons of the ’90s TV drama “The X-Files.”
Kids action brand Surf Sharks has partnered with VenDynamics for educational collector cards and stickers featuring the publishing brand.
Cartoon Network and the CN show “Looney Labs” are now part of the Fluxx card game roster.
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.
Metrostar, licensing agent for Macmillan Children’s publishing brand Dear Zoo, has signed a raft of new licensing deals in support of the pop-up book.
Game and puzzle company and licensee The Ravensburger Group has acquired the Swedish toy company Brio, best known is wooden train sets.
Since the 1990s, The LEGO Group has also focused on building its licensed toy categories brick by brick.
Aardman Rights has added three new partners to the licensing program for the Shaun the Sheep brand.
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