License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
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.
The Disney Store will release a new Star Wars Tsum Tsum collection worldwide on Feb. 16.
Moose Toys has appointed Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana as the master licensing agent for its Shopkins brand across the EMEA region (excluding the U.K. and Ireland).
Toy State has secured a licensing partnership with Nickelodeon to design, develop and manufacture toy vehicles featuring the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" brand.
Wicked Cool Toys has partnered with Alchemy II to re-launch the Teddy Ruxpin brand globally in fall 2017.
LEGO and Nickelodeon will debut a new event, Play Fair, featuring play experiences and live performances from top brands, this year at New York Toy Fair, Feb. 13-14.
Kids are devoting roughly the same amount of time to both traditional and technology-based toys and activities, according to the NPD Group’s Kids Share of Time and Wallet report.
CJ Products, creators of Pillow Pets, has entered a licensing agreement with Discovery Consumer Products to create a "Shark Week"-branded Pillow Pet.
Activision Publishing has extended its partnerships with General Mills and Crayola for its Skylanders brand and unveiled new "Trap Team" toys.
Gund will debut a new collection of plush and hard goods inspired by the world of Beatrix Potter, author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Mattel has collaborated with Google to re-imagine the iconic View-Master toy with a 21st century twist.
Little Kids has unveiled a 2015 toy and novelty lineup that includes offerings for major brands such as Sesame Street, Nickelodeon and Peeps.
Disney Consumer Products is celebrating one of the studio's most iconic characters with a massive assortment of products inspired by the upcoming film Cinderella.
LEGO and Little, Brown Books are teaming for a new publishing program based on the construction toy company’s best-selling properties.
Mattel has unveiled new publishing plans at the Bologna Children's Book Fair including a renewed focus on Barbie story-telling and digital publishing.
Mattel has partnered with Autodesk to power a new toy line that will feature 3D printing technology.
This month Nickelodeon will launch a host of brand-new "Blaze and the Monster Machines" content across TV, apps and online.
This Father’s Day, Disney Consumer Products is celebrating Star Wars fan boys across the universe with the ultimate gifts for dad.
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