Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
Shwings and Things has signed a deal with Hasbro's My Little Pony for a line of shoe accessories.
Mask-arade has added Disney's Frozen to its roster of licensed facemasks, in partnership with Rubie's Costume Company.
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe have introduced Super Awesome Me, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids to become one of their favorite characters.
Innovation First International and Hexbug will launch the new Tony Hawk Circuit Board toy line on shelves across Europe and North America this fall.
Platinum Films' "Matt Hatter Chronicles" has strengthened its foothold in the Middle East, with a new multi-territory, three-season deal with Cartoon Network.
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.
Target unveiled its annual list of top toys for the upcoming holidays, featuring a number of products from licensed brands.
Entertainment One Licensing has added a swath of new partners to the Peppa Pig licensing program in France as the brand is poised to launch at retail.
Toys 'R' Us has unveiled its 2014 Holiday Hot Toy List, featured 36 items selected by play experts as the toys that will be most in-demand this season.
Character Options has unveiled the spring toy collection for Electronic Arts' app brand Plants vs. Zombies.
Smithsonian Enterprises has partnered with Sun-Mate for a branded toy line based on the museum’s collection.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has appointed IMC Toys the global master toy for its video game franchise Invizimals.
Toys ‘R’ Us has unwrapped its 2013 holiday marketing plans, including a new TV campaign that features a real-life prank.
SCS Direct is planning to feature Discovery Communications’ Animal Planet brand in a new collection of its Hatch ‘Em Eggs toys.
Disney is making new characters available for use with its interactive gaming console, Disney Infinity.
Corgi is planning to add to its collection of Bentley die-cast model cars with two new designs that will launch in the second half of 2014.
Hasbro and the playing card brand Cartamundi have partnered to develop a new line of card games based Hasbro’s global brands in Europe.
In conjunction with widened retail distribution in the U.K., RoBel Confectionery will debut a new range of its Tung Toos featuring Hello Kitty.
Augmented reality and licensed toys were in the spotlight at the U.K. Toy Fair in London Jan. 20-22.
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