This comprehensive guide to the world’s largest licensors provides retail sales data and trends for licensors in all sectors.
Mattel's American Girl brand of contemporary 18-inch dolls, accessories, girls' clothing and play-based content has been rebranded as Truly Me.
In anticipation of the July 10 release of Universal's Minions, Build-A-Bear Workshop has debuted a collection of customizable Minions plush, featuring Kevin, Stuart and Bob.
LEGO Speed Champions and McLaren Automotive have launched a building competition for teenage and adult LEGO builders called Celebrate the Future of McLaren Automotive.
British construction equipment manufacturer JCB has signed a raft of new licensing deals to further bolster its JCB Kids brand in the U.K.
U.K-based company Sambro has signed two new licensing deals to create products for Moose Toys Shopkins brand and Universal's Jurassic World.
Propel Equity Partners has acquired the active play toy line Buzz Bee Toys, which it will fold into its Alex Brands family of toy companies.
The Coolabi Group has signed a number of new licensing deals for the new preschool series “Clangers.”
Titan Merchandise is adding to its lineup of "Doctor Who" Titans figures and introducing a new range featuring Twentieth Century Fox's Edward Scissorhands.
Genius Brands International has appointed Wicked Cool Toys as the master toy partner for its original animated series on PBS, “Thomas Edison's Secret Lab.”
Toys 'R' Us is the first retailer to feature the new Fisher-Price toy line based on the Nickelodeon preschool series "Blaze and the Monster Machines."
Threezero has launched its new 1/6th-scale toy line featuring characters from the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones.”
Party Animal has launched the first military action figures licensed by the U.S. Army called Lil’ Troops.
Activision teamed up with General Mills to launch its Skylanders brand into the food category for the first time.
Fisher-Price has teamed up with Ford for a Power Wheels vehicle inspired by the 2015 F-150 truck.
Infinity Licensing has struck a deal for exclusive merchandise based on the classic Little Critter book series to be sold exclusively at Kohl’s department stores.
Toys “R” Us has a new brand campaign in partnership with The Escape Pod and “Action Movie Kid” creator Daniel Hashimoto called “C’mon, Let’s Play.”
Toy company Arklu will run a Holiday Adventure Storywriting competition for children ages 10 and under featuring its Lottie doll brand.
Nickelodeon presented a sneak peak of the top holiday toys for its properties such as Dora the Explorer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Paw Patrol.
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe have introduced Super Awesome Me, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids to become one of their favorite characters.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
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