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.
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.
Tactic Games has been granted rights to create games based on Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures' Despicable Me film franchise, including the upcoming prequel Minions.
Cartamundi is planning a new range of Star Wars card packs and gifting items.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe has named FabZat as the exclusive merchandising provider of “Tekken Card Tournament” trading card packs.
King Features Syndicate is readying comic book hero Flash Gordon for takeoff with a lineup of new international and domestic licensing partners.
Discovery Consumer Products has teamed with Horizon Group USA for a new line of crafts and children’s activity kits under the Discovery Kids brand.
Bolstered by major film and television releases in 2015 and aided by a surge in collectibles, toys sales grew again last year.
LEGO Systems, the North American division of the LEGO Group, is celebrating its 10th consecutive year of U.S. sales growth at New York Toy Fair this weekend.
National Geographic has selected British product designer IF as an international giftware licensee to create bookmarks, playing cards and other gifts that showcase the brand's photographic archives.
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