License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Nickelodeon has partnered with multiple licensees for products based on its series “Shimmer and Shine” across multiple categories.
SmileyWorld has unveiled new products from its various licensees around the world including Nici, Noris Spiele, Creativamente, Trends International, Commonwealth and Just Funky.
Clementoni is launching a range of interactive games and puzzles based on the preschool series “Masha and the Bear.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, in partnership with Mattel, have entered an exclusive partnership with Target to offer a first-look at the “DC Super Hero Girls” merchandise collection.
Factory Entertainment, a California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, has unveiled the first product in its line of Deadpool products, the Deadpool Rocket Ride Premium Motion Statue.
Cartoon Network is supporting the launch of the brand-new "LEGO Nexo Knights" toy line and Merlok 2.0 gaming app.
Toy manufacturer Playmobil will expand its NHL product line as part of the company’s continued partnership with the National Hockey League.
Paper Punk has teamed with Hasbro's My Little Pony to release six new Paper Punk kits featuring characters from the franchise.
Amazon has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar production deal with American Girl to produce four live-action specials based on the Mattel doll brand.
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, has officially changed its name to Toy Island.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Golden Bear as the master toy partner for its children’s series “Justin’s House.”
Toy State has secured a licensing partnership with Nickelodeon to design, develop and manufacture toy vehicles featuring the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" brand.
Aurora World is celebrating Raggedy Ann's 100th anniversary with special edition Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy rag dolls.
Entertainment One Licensing has welcomed a host of new U.S. licensees for its Peppa Pig brand.
Playmates Toys has unveiled its all-new 2015 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line, at New York Toy Fair, inspired by season four of the Nickelodeon TV series.
Endemol Shine Brand Partnership Group and the American Girl doll brandhave launched a cross-promotion with the reality competition series "MasterChef Junior."
CJ Products has added characters from the TV series "VeggieTales in the House" to its line of Pillow Pets foldable plush.
The first-ever Kwik-E-Truck opened for business at SXSW Interactive last weekend and served more than 3,400 free Kwik-E-Mart Squishees to festivalgoers over two days.
Diamond Select Toys has expanded its Nickelodeon partnership with the release of a new of Minimates figures featuring SpongeBob SquarePants.
Firefly Brand Management has signed a host of new licensees for Mr. Bubble as the bubble bath brand readies for its 55th anniversary next year.
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