License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Nickelodeon has partnered with multiple licensees for products based on its series “Shimmer and Shine” across multiple categories.
SmileyWorld has unveiled new products from its various licensees around the world including Nici, Noris Spiele, Creativamente, Trends International, Commonwealth and Just Funky.
Clementoni is launching a range of interactive games and puzzles based on the preschool series “Masha and the Bear.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, in partnership with Mattel, have entered an exclusive partnership with Target to offer a first-look at the “DC Super Hero Girls” merchandise collection.
Factory Entertainment, a California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles, has unveiled the first product in its line of Deadpool products, the Deadpool Rocket Ride Premium Motion Statue.
Cartoon Network is supporting the launch of the brand-new "LEGO Nexo Knights" toy line and Merlok 2.0 gaming app.
Toy manufacturer Playmobil will expand its NHL product line as part of the company’s continued partnership with the National Hockey League.
Paper Punk has teamed with Hasbro's My Little Pony to release six new Paper Punk kits featuring characters from the franchise.
Amazon has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar production deal with American Girl to produce four live-action specials based on the Mattel doll brand.
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, has officially changed its name to Toy Island.
SCS Direct has laid a new line of Animal Planet-branded Hatch 'Ems eggs that feature animals that grow out of their shell when placed in water.
Etch A Sketch has returned to where it all began, New York Toy Fair, where the iconic toy first debuted 55 years ago.
The classic Colorforms toy brand, which was re-launched in 2014 by Out of the Blue Enterprises, has added a number of Disney properties to its roster.
Disney XD has picked up the LEGO Group's "Star Wars: Droid Tales" TV series, a re-telling of the Star Wars saga through the eyes of characters C-3P0 and R2-D2.
Branding agency The Wildflower Group continues to expand the licensing program for the Girl Scouts of the USA with three new licensing deals.
Mattel has permanently appointed interim CEO Christopher A. Sinclair as chief executive officer, as the toy company aims to turnaround declining sales.
Moose Toys has teamed with Maps Toys to bring its Shopkins brand to Radz game and confectionary brand.
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."
Disney Consumer Products has launched the new product line for the upcoming Disney/Pixar movie Inside Out, arriving in theaters June 19.
Remarkable Brands, a licensing and branding agency led by industry veteran Stacey Reiner, has been named the worldwide licensing agent for Todd Goldman’s Tighty Whitey brand.
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