With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with its licensing partners to support the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy.
K'Nex is bringing the manufacturing of classic toy brand Lincoln Logs back to the U.S.
The Boy Scouts of America has added several new licensees, both for consumer products and scouting-specific gear.
Bandai has launched the new toy line for the Australian koala character Smiling Bear at Discover Australia stores in airports across Australia.
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.
Hasbro has elected the current vice chairman of Lionsgate, Michael Burns, as an independent director to its board of directors.
Off the back of the expansion of its various property product lines, Imports Dragon has added five new members to its Toronto-based sales team.
Mind Candy, makers of the Moshi Monsters, has launched its new mobile game "World of Warriors" on Android and signed on a number of new product partners.
K’Nex Brands has teamed with The Goddard School chain of preschools in the U.S. for an educational campaign featuring Tinkertoy.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has appointed Gina Collins as chief marketing officer and brand bear.
The LEGO Group announced plans for a new building set of the Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1 vehicle to commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary.
Mattel is taking the Thomas & Friends franchise to the next level with a new retail business model that will emulate its popular American Girl property.
Scholastic Media licensees are showcasing a plethora of new product for the kids’ publisher’s brands this week at the New York Toy Fair.
A Crowded Coop is highlighting licensed offerings from brands including Star Trek, Halo, Elvice Presley and more this week at New York Toy Fair.
Imports Dragon debuted its newest item for the PBS preschool series from DHX Media “Caillou”–the Caillou talking doll.
In a deal worth roughly $460 million, Mattel has agreed to acquire the Canada-based toy company MEGA Brands, it was announced Friday.
The Hub Network is planning a new animated series based on Hasbro’s Transformers brand.
FranceTV distribution has signed on to represent the Playmobil brand and the new TV series, “Super 4,” which is based on the toy brand.
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