As he celebrates 30 years with Toys ‘R’ Us, this merchandising executive is still looking for the next hot product and newest trends that will keep the specialty retailer at the top of its game.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Parragon, publishers of illustrated non-fiction books and creator of toys, games and gifts, announced that Claire Payne is joining its sales team as senior director of mass market sales.
Disney Consumer Products released its gift guide featuring a cross section of new and exclusive products that will hit retail shelves this holiday season.
Titan Merchandise will release Cartoon Network Titans: The Cartoon Network Collection this December, featuring characters from “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Johnny Bravo,” “Adventure Time” and “Uncle Grandpa.”
Genius Brands International has finalized a licensing agreement with License 2 Play for the development of plush toys for the character brand From Frank.
Children's entertainment products company Imports Dragon has secured the worldwide rights to produce a new NHL figures line.
Diamond Select Toys is launching an all-new series of Marvel Minimates exclusively at Walgreen’s stores across the U.S.
Remarkable Brands has announced a licensing partnership between plush brand Gund and Huggy Buddha.
DreamWorks Animation has renewed its global licensing deal with toy partner Spin Master for the next iteration of its How to Train Your Dragon franchise.
Bulldog Licensing has added four more licensees for Moose Toys' collectible brand Shopkins.
For the first time, Activision will bring the full console experience of its kids' game and action figure line, Skylanders, to tablets.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment and its master toy partner Vivid have appointed Headstart International as the local toy distributor in Australia for “Thunderbirds Are Go.”
For the second year, Walmart has turned to the real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season's top 20 toys.
The second 1/6th scale collectible Game of Thrones figure from Threezero– Eddard "Ned" Stark–is now available for pre-order.
Lima Sky, the studio behind the mobile game "Doodle Jump," unveiled its new Doodle Jump toy line.
Topps and Mantic Games have joined forces to bring Mars Attacks to life as a miniature tabletop war game that will arrive at retail this month.
Hasbro has promoted John Frascotti to the newly created position of president, Hasbro Brands.
A line of brand-new collectible Sindy dolls from Robert Tonner will make its retail debut at Harrods later this month, in a deal negotiated by Bulldog Licensing.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to expand in 2014 with plans to open 90 stores worldwide, including 22 locations in China.
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