Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
GiGGo Toys has partnered with the city of New York (NYC & Company) to produce licensed ride-on toys featuring iconic brands such as NYPD and FDNY.
Toy company Arklu will run a Holiday Adventure Storywriting competition for children ages 10 and under featuring its Lottie doll brand.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
The National Football League, NFL Players Inc. and licensee Bleacher Creatures have unveiled the 2014 NFL player plush collection, which includes more than 50 NFL stars.
Mask-arade has signed a new license with Disney Consumer Products to create a line of facemasks featuring the hit film Frozen.
Plush toy manufacturer Gund has launched its first-ever line of home textiles.
Children’s line Bunnies By the Bay, a division of plush toys and gifts supplier Kids Preferred, has introduced the Pretty Girl fall apparel collection.
PNY Technologies has partnered with the LEGO Group for a range of LEGO-branded USB flash drives.
Already available on XBox One and PC, the video game "Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare" arrives on Playstation4 this month, with a toy line following in September.
Toys 'R' Us has released its 20th edition of the Toys 'R' Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids.
Nickelodeon Consumer Products previewed its Holiday 2013 Gift Guide at its New York headquarters to the media, as well as the ever-important mommy bloggers.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent BondiBand in the EMEA territories for broadcasting, licensing and merchandising.
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment have named Wicked Cool Toys as master toy licensee for "Wild Kratts.”
Mind Candy, the entertainment firm behind Moshi Monsters, and Carte Blanche Group are teaming for a range of plush and gifting collectibles.
McFarlane Toys is creating a line of action figures, plush and novelty toys based on Ubisoft’s Rabbids video game franchise.
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
Global licensees have created an array of offerings inspired by the second film in The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
GP Flair will handle U.K. and Ireland distribution for The Bridge Direct’s brand-new range of WWE construction figures and play sets.
Fashion U.K. is the latest licensee to sign on for Turizmo Studios’ shape-shifting toy brand, Turizmo, in a deal brokered by JELC.
Hit Entertainment has appointed Simba-Dickie as the new European master toy partner (excluding the U.K.) for its Fireman Sam brand.
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