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.”
The guitar brand designed for girls, Daisy Rock, has appointed RJM Licensing to represent its brand.
Ubisoft and Signal Studios have launched the new video game "Toy Soldiers: War Chest," which stars a range of iconic childhood toys and action figures.
The Toy Industry Association executive committee and board announced today that Fall Toy Preview will remain in Dallas, Texas, through 2018.
Target has unveiled its annual Top Toys list, highlighting the playthings that will be most in-demand this holiday season.
MGA Entertainment has signed two new deals for Bratz that will bring the newly re-launched doll brand to the beauty and crafting categories.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has secured multiple licensing partners to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic television series “Thunderbirds.”
Discovery Consumer Products has teamed with Explore Scientific to develop a new line of Discovery Kids outdoor adventure and exploration toys.
Hasbro is putting the spotlight on its range of top franchises this week at Brand Licensing Europe including Transformers, My Little Pony and more.
American Girl has partnered with Driver Digital to launch the new 24-episode web series "AG Life."
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has named Golden Bear as the toy distribution partner in the U.K. and Ireland for that series “Oddbods.”
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