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.
Highlights for Children, publisher of the children's magazine Highlights, has tapped Mega Brands, to develop puzzles featuring Highlights' Hidden Pictures illustrations.
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.
NBCUniversal has partnered with Cardinal Industries to release a card game based on its weekly game show, “Hollywood Game Night.”
MerryMakers has tapped University Games for a range of puzzles and games featuring the Pete the Cat publishing brand.
Trading card company Topps will start a new wave of licensing activity for the sci-fi cult classic Mars Attacks for the 2014-15 season.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has teamed up with Aquarius to create DC Comics-based board games.
The National Museum of the Royal Navy has secured several new licensees for the warship HMS Victory.
Entertainment One Licensing has secured a number of deals for the global preschool brand Peppa Pig in the G/A/S region, including a regional licensing agent.
Discovery Consumer Products has partnered with Cartamundi for a new range of card games based on the Animal Planet TV series “Too Cute.”
Toy company and confectionery licensee Dracco is now finding success as a licensor for its brands such as Zombie Zity, Predasaurs and Filly.
Carter Keithley has announced that he will retire as president and chief executive officer of the Toy Industry Association effective April 30, 2015.
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