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.
FremantleMedia U.K. has secured a series of licenses across several categories for the TV series Qi, All Star Family Fortunes and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Victory Tailgate has signed a new deal with restaurant chain Waffle House for branded cornhole boards and bags.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
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.
Traditional toys will always have a place in the toy aisle, but increasingly digital products and properties are driving trends in children’s play.
BBC One has commissioned a new daytime game show based on the U.K. board game Linkee that will be distributed internationally by Warner Bros.
Konami Gaming has partnered with Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast to develop two Dungeons & Dragons-themed slot machines.
Playing card company Caramundi is bringing its new Shuffle card game range to France.
Carter's has teamed up with Kids Preferred to develop line of toys for the baby apparel brand.
Toys 'R' Us has launched a new e-commerce site, ToysRU.pl, in Poland, adding to its growing portfolio of global online stores.
FAO Schwarz is celebrating the holidays with one-of-a-kind gifts and festive décor and is offering shoppers the chance to give back.
Augmented reality and licensed toys were in the spotlight at the U.K. Toy Fair in London Jan. 20-22.
Saban Brands has tapped Jakks Pacific to develop a new gaming system for the brand Power Rangers and has renewed its costume partnership.
Powersports brand Polaris Industries has signed a multi-year agreement with Alchemy3 to create lottery games featuring Polaris vehicles.
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