This year's toy fair season will culminate in New York City with a remarkable lineup of blockbuster toys from the world's largest licensors and licensees.
The Pokémon Company International will celebrate Pokémon Day, which commemorates the launch of the first Pokémon games, with a raft of merchandise, in-game activations and more.
Penguin Ventures has entered a number of licensing agreements to further extend the Peter Rabbit brand, among others.
VIZ Media Europe has revealed its plans to release new products and content this year for the animated television series “Yo-Kai Watch.”
Rubik’s has teamed up with Fantasma Magic to create a range of themed magic sets.
The Smiley Company has partnered with Terrier Worldwide to create Egg-Moji, an interchangeable figurine with collectible accessories for customization.
Kidrobot has partnered with watch collector turned artist Dan Tanenbaum for a new Dunny range, titled Watch Parts Custom Dunny Series.
American Girl and Taylor Guitars have teamed up for a life-size Taylor GS Mini acoustic guitar that matches the doll-sized version of American Girl’s singer-songwriter character Tenney Grant.
Toy and apparel company Super7 has teamed up with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the studio behind “Robot Chicken,” to create a new animated television series based on Super7’s toy line The Worst.
The Entertainer, a multi-channel high street toy retailer in the U.K., has revealed that it will open two new stores in Truro, Cornwall, and Northampton, Bedfordshire.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Walmart has turned to real toy experts–kids ages 18 months to 12 years–to find this holiday season’s top 25 toys.
MGA Entertainment and Parragon have entered a multi-year publishing deal, naming the company as the master publisher for the Num Noms brand in English-speaking markets.
Moose Toys has partnered with UPHE Content Group, an entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, to distribute the first ever, full-length Shopkins movie.
Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment is now accepting nominations for the 13th Annual Wonder Women Awards, which honors top female executives who have made a positive impact in toys.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has partnered with a host of French licensees for its animated series “Super Wings.”
Mattel is partnering with Century Innovative Technology, the company behind 3D animation brand “Bodhi and Friends,” for products.
The U.K.’s Toy Retailers Association hosted its annual Dream Toys event, Nov. 9, highlighting its top 50 toy picks for the holiday season.
Nelvana Enterprises tapped McDonald’s France to feature Moose Toys’ Shopkins brand in a Happy Meal promotion.
HTI, a U.K.-based designer and manufacturer of children’s toys, has opened its second showroom in Hong Kong, which will be located at its Kwun Tong office.
Entertainment One has appointed Jazwares as the U.S. master toy partner for its preschool series “Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom.”
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