An in-depth look at how this toy-driven company continues to evolve into an entertainment, content and licensing powerhouse worldwide.
Overtaking last year’s mid-year and annual growth rates, the U.S. toy industry has grown 7.5 percent in the first half of 2016, according to the NPD Group.
Hong Kong-based Star Cruises has partnered with international toy brand NICI to create a collection of toys and gifts inspired by its mascots, Captain Charlie and Charlene.
U.K.-based publisher Egmont Publishing will feature the craft brand Crayola in its latest issue of Showcase magazine.
Multimedia publisher Insight Editions has launched a new range of 3D wood models and educational guidebooks, titled IncrediBuilds.
Build-A-Bear Workshop and Carnival Cruise Lines have joined forces to bring the retailer to the line’s fleet of ships.
Licensee Propel unveiled its range of Star Wars quadcopters at Star Wars Celebration 2016 at London’s Excel last week.
Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have unveiled their roster of licensees that will showcase exclusive products, giveaways and signings at this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego.
Following the launch of “SpacePOP” on YouTube last month, Genius Brands International has tapped a number of North American licensees to support the series.
Feld Entertainment and Axial R/C have joined forces to release the first true-to-scale 4WD straight axle Monster Jam radio controlled truck.
Hasbro has returned to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con with a raft of exclusive and limited edition products from My Little Pony, Transformers and G.I. Joe, as well as licensed partner’s IP from Star Wars, Marvel and “Yo-Kai Watch.”
Feld Entertainment is bringing its Monster Jam brand to Happy Meals at more than 14,000 McDonald's locations across North America.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment's boys’ property "Thunderbirds Are Go" is gaining momentum in Australia and New Zealand.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has added six new licensing partners for its series "Little Charmers," produced in partnership with Spin Master.
Scooby-Doo and the gang are hitting the road to visit eight U.S. cities this Halloween season as part of the LEGO Scooby-Doo Mystery Tour.
Disney Consumer Products is kicking off the second annual Marvel Super Hero September campaign with a host of new product launches and activities for fans.
The Toy Industry Association is again readying itself for another Fall Toy Preview, where toy manufacturers and retailers come together to see what the next hot kids’ item will be.
Online world developer Wildworks has appointed Jazwares as the master toy partner for its "Animal Jam" game brand.
Dracco has unveiled a slate of new partners for its best-selling toy brand Filly.
Deliso and Tatiana & Company have teamed to develop a line of Sophie la girafe by Kissy Kissy layette items.
The Los Angeles-based private equity fund Balmoral Funds has acquired gift, plush toy, and home and garden décor manufacturer Enesco.
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