Comic-Con International continues to be the place to find the latest and most exclusive previews of hotly anticipated films and limited edition products.
Highlights of the new toy line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were unveiled in an 18-hour "unboxing" event that was broadcast live online from 15 cities around the world.
GameStop, the new owner of online collectibles retailer ThinkGeek, will open a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles this fall.
A mobile version of the new game "Skylanders SuperChargers" (launching on all major consoles Sept. 20) will be available for iOS devices in North America Oct. 25.
Moose Toys has tapped Disguise to bring its collectible toy franchise Shopkins to life with a costume and dress-up range.
The LEGO Group has partnered with Disguise to create children’s Halloween costumes, role play items and accessories based on LEGO characters.
Mattel is planning two new video games for its Barbie and Monster High franchises.
Richard Desroches has joined Imports Dragon as director of brands.
Hasbro has teamed with crowdfunding website Indiegogo to find a new face-to-face party game that it will cultivate and bring to market.
Bleacher Creatures is adding the WWE wrestling brand to its line of sports plush figures.
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Anderson Entertainment has signed a licensing agreement with ITV to produce a range of limited edition collectibles over the next three years.
Toys 'R' Us and jewelry retailer Claire's are teaming up in a global partnership to launch Claire's in-store shops in TRU locations around the world.
Hoho Rights has appointed IVS Group as the new master toy partner for its preschool series "Cloudbabies."
Mind Candy has signed Topps as one of the first partners for its new game brand “World of Warriors.”
Nelvana has partnered with Moose Toys to develop content for two of Moose Toys’ key new brands, Shopkins and Mutant Mania.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Mega Brands to develop a new kids' construction line based on the Despicable Me franchise.
My Gym and Fisher-Price have partnered to launch a child development initiative featuring the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages toy line.
NFL Players Inc. has selected Bleacher Creatures, which makes plush figures of NFL players, as its first video case study on successful licensees.
Metrostar, licensing agent for Macmillan Children’s publishing brand Dear Zoo, has signed a raft of new licensing deals in support of the pop-up book.
Sy Berger, known as the "father of the modern-day baseball trading card," died on Sunday at his home in Rockville Centre, N.Y., at the age of 91.
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