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.
Santoro continues to build the roster for its Mirabelle, Willow and Kori Kumi brands with a slate of new licensees and products.
Santoro has appointed Jeux Ravensburger as a new licensee for its Mirabelle collection in France.
The Tetris Company and Scientific Games Corp. are developing the “Tetris” game for branded slot machines.
Hasbro has signed multiple new licensing deals for several of its game brands, and is introducing a new Internet brand to physical games.
IDW Games is planning a new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" board game that will feature story content from the ongoing IDW comic.
USAopoly, under license from Hasbro and in partnership with HBO Global Licensing, is planning a new twist on the strategy conquest game Risk–a "Game of Thrones" edition.
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.
Ubisoft is partnering with Upper Deck to create a line of trading cards and gaming accessories for its Assassin's Creed video game franchise.
Dynamite Entertainment has teamed with Arcane Wonders to expand Arcane's tabletop fantasy game Mage Wars into multiple new product categories.
Toy Fair again prepares to take over the U.K., as the annual event prepares for its return to London’s Olympia exhibition hall Jan. 20-22.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has teamed with Modiphius Entertainment to develop a tabletop board game based on the classic 1960's television series "Thunderbirds."
Toy fair season culminates in New York City with an impressive slate of licensed merchandise on display.
IDW has teamed up with Temple Street Productions and Paramount Pictures to bring the TV series "Orphan Black" and The Godfather to a range of games.
The Coolabi Group has signed a number of new licensing deals for the new preschool series “Clangers.”
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Firefly Brand Management has finalized a number of deals for the TapatÍo hot sauce brand that include extensions into gifting and apparel.
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