Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
"Toyze," an app for creating 3D-printed customizable character toys, has signed a licensing agreement with the developers of the popular app pet Pou.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment and its master toy partner Vivid have appointed Headstart International as the local toy distributor in Australia for “Thunderbirds Are Go.”
Mattel is re-launching its line of BeForever historical American Girls dolls with a little help from the Lifetime fashion competition series "Project Runway."
GiGGo Toys has partnered with the city of New York (NYC & Company) to produce licensed ride-on toys featuring iconic brands such as NYPD and FDNY.
Toy company Arklu will run a Holiday Adventure Storywriting competition for children ages 10 and under featuring its Lottie doll brand.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
The National Football League, NFL Players Inc. and licensee Bleacher Creatures have unveiled the 2014 NFL player plush collection, which includes more than 50 NFL stars.
Mask-arade has signed a new license with Disney Consumer Products to create a line of facemasks featuring the hit film Frozen.
Plush toy manufacturer Gund has launched its first-ever line of home textiles.
Children’s line Bunnies By the Bay, a division of plush toys and gifts supplier Kids Preferred, has introduced the Pretty Girl fall apparel collection.
Rovio Entertainment released the sequel app “Angry Birds Star Wars II” Wednesday alongside a range of interactive figures from Hasbro.
Zodiak Kids will serve as the French sub-agent for d-rights’ boys’ action property B-Daman Crossfire.
The Walt Disney Company has sold the Baby Einstein brand to Kids II, a longtime licensee of the property.
Diono, which creates safe travel solutions for kids, has teamed up with Little Tike for a co-branded line of juvenile travel products.
Spin Master has entered retail with its Tenkai Knights construction range.
Pretty Ugly has launched a new line of plush featuring Android-versions of Uglydoll characters, inspired by Google’s operating system.
Brand Extensions Russia has negotiated a deal with Academy Group for a line of stationery featuring the Kimmidoll brand in Russia and the CIS.
Walls 360 and Rubik’s Brand Limited are debuting their new Rubik's Cube “melted cube” wall graphics at CES in Las Vegas this week.
Pukeko Pictures has teamed up with Sunman San Man to create a toy range for its preschool series “The WotWots” in Turkey.
KISS and Pretty Ugly have teamed up for a co-branded collaboration that will see members of the rock band get the Uglydoll treatment.
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