This exclusive report examines the strategic initiatives that have transformed Hasbro from a leading toy company into an entertainment leader.
Eric Poses is driving cross-country this summer to host meet-and-greets throughout the U.S.
Konami Digital Entertainment’s Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Duelist competition for North American World Championship qualifiers was held in Detroit, Mich.
Playing card company Caramundi is bringing its new Shuffle card game range to France.
Software provider Pariplay is collaborating with C3 Entertainment to release a Three Stooges slot game for worldwide distribution.
Fuhu, creator of the Nabi line of tablets for kids (including the DreamTab, created in partnership with DreamWorks Animation) is launching interactive toys called Morpho Pods.
Adam West will be on hand to help launch Aristocrat’s new slot game Batman Classic TV Series Slot Game in Temecula, Calif., this Wednesday.
Hasbro showcased its roster of global franchise brands this week at Licensing Expo to underscore how it is revolutionizing play through immersive story telling platforms.
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.
Alex and Ani has signed a global licensing agreement with Hasbro for the Alex and Ani Monopoly collection of expandable wire charm bangles.
4K Media is gearing up for a major release. Its Yu-Gi-Oh! property, which is based on the trading card game, is currently in development for a feature-length film.
Toys ‘R’ Us is planning to open more than 100 new stores by the end of this year, a large number of which will be in China.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has inked a new deal with University Games for a range featuring Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Classic toys like LEGO and Barbie are still at the top of children’s wish lists this year, but non-traditional items are also in demand.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added two new U.K. and Ireland licensees for Platinum Films’ boys’ property, Matt Hatter Chronicles.
New York Toy Fair wrapped up its 111th year yesterday, after playing host to major releases from Disney, Nickelodeon, CBS, Funko and even the NBA.
Coolabi Group has secured a raft of licensing deals for its fantasy adventure brand Beast Quest.
Spin Master has acquired the toy company Meccano in the most recent move toward expanding its global portfolio.
Mantic Games got the $50,000 it need to create a new Mars Attacks! tabletop game after just 15 minutes on Kickstarter.
Licensed toys play prominently in the list of finalists for the Toy Industry Association’s 2014 Toy of the Year Awards.
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