Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
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.”
Mattel is re-launching its line of BeForever historical American Girls dolls with a little help from the Lifetime fashion competition series "Project Runway."
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.
Toys ‘R’ Us has released its annual Holiday Hot Toy List, showcasing dozens of top toys for kids of all ages this holiday season.
Florida-based toymaker The Bridge Direct has acquired the toy assets of Good Stuff Corporation.
Weta Workshop launched the first in its line of collectibles for the upcoming film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug this week.
Rovio Entertainment has unveiled details for the next iteration of its Angry Birds franchise, Angry Birds Go!.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA and publishing partner Eaglemoss are celebrating a milestone: they have rolled out the 1 millionth Batman Automobilia partwork.
Global Pursuit has signed a retail agreement with Galeries Lafayette China to introduce Uglydoll-branded merchandise at its store in Beijing.
Simba has launched the first range of Sendokai Champions toys in Spain.
Mattel has formed a new division, Playground Productions, which will be dedicated to the creation of strategic, multi-platform storytelling.
DJ Murphy is planning a monthly magazine in the U.K. that will feature Moose Toys new girls’ brand The Zelfs, in a deal that was negotiated by Lisle International.
Lucasfilm Animation gave the world its first look at the newest “Star Wars Rebels” character at the Nuremberg Toy Fair.
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