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.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with its licensing partners to support the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy.
Discovery Consumer Products has partnered with Cartamundi for a new range of card games based on the Animal Planet TV series “Too Cute.”
Sesame Workshop has signed a deal with Jumbo Games to produce children’s puzzles and games for its new preschool series “The Furchester Hotel.”
Mind Candy, makers of the Moshi Monsters, has launched its new mobile game "World of Warriors" on Android and signed on a number of new product partners.
Merriam-Webster and Publications International have teamed to develop a line of large-print puzzle books under the dictionary brand.
Victory Tailgate has released branded cornhole games for the restaurant chain Johnny Rockets.
Discovery Consumer Products has added two new licensees for Animal Planet- and Shark Week-branded toys, puzzles and craft sets.
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.
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.
WizKids/NECA has released an app version of the monster-battling, dice, deck building game Quarriors!.
Topps Europe has appointed Click Distribution U.K. as the exclusive distributor of its products in the U.K.
Stern Pinball is unveiling never-before-seen images of Ford's special edition Mustang model on its new Mustang limited edition pinball machine.
Hasbro has teamed with Aquarius to create a range of collectibles featuring Hasbro’s classic brands.
Toys “R” Us has a new brand campaign in partnership with The Escape Pod and “Action Movie Kid” creator Daniel Hashimoto called “C’mon, Let’s Play.”
Cartoon Network Enterprises will take its upcoming show launches like “The Powerpuff Girls” to international levels in 2015.
Bookseller Barnes & Noble has launched Educational Toys & Games Science Centers at select stores across the U.S. and on its website.
Hasbro has expanded its lottery and casino licensing agreement with Scientific Games, which recently merged with WMS Gaming.
Spin Master is added characters from DreamWorks Animation and the world of Pokémon to its Ionix construction system.
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