Comic-Con came again, and with it the total transformation of San Diego, Calif., into a pop culture wonderland.
Toys ‘R’ Us stores worldwide and Toysrus.com will launch the latest extension in Activision’s Skylanders franchise, "Skylanders Trap Team, Oct. 5.
Lima Sky, the studio behind the mobile game "Doodle Jump," unveiled its new Doodle Jump toy line.
Interactive entertainment company Outfit7 Limited has renewed its agreement with Dragon-i for its Talking Tom and Friends brand for an additional year.
The Toy Industry Association will induct two new members into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame.
Bluefin Distribution, a U.S. distributor for Japanese toys and collectibles, has appointed John Parker as its new president.
Build-A-Bear Workshop will add a Hello Kitty 40th anniversary edition to its current Hello Kitty collection of customizable plush.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Hoho Rights has appointed IVS Group as the new master toy partner for its preschool series "Cloudbabies."
With a new executive team and a new strategy, Toys ‘R’ Us is focused on various improvements
and the critical holiday season.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. has launched a promotional campaign at U.K. independent toy retailer The Entertainer for its series “Teen Titans Go!”
Zodiak Kids will serve as the French sub-agent for d-rights’ boys’ action property B-Daman Crossfire.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has appointed IMC Toys the global master toy for its video game franchise Invizimals.
Toys ‘R’ Us has unwrapped its 2013 holiday marketing plans, including a new TV campaign that features a real-life prank.
SCS Direct is planning to feature Discovery Communications’ Animal Planet brand in a new collection of its Hatch ‘Em Eggs toys.
Disney is making new characters available for use with its interactive gaming console, Disney Infinity.
Corgi is planning to add to its collection of Bentley die-cast model cars with two new designs that will launch in the second half of 2014.
Hasbro and the playing card brand Cartamundi have partnered to develop a new line of card games based Hasbro’s global brands in Europe.
In conjunction with widened retail distribution in the U.K., RoBel Confectionery will debut a new range of its Tung Toos featuring Hello Kitty.
Augmented reality and licensed toys were in the spotlight at the U.K. Toy Fair in London Jan. 20-22.
Since the 1990s, The LEGO Group has also focused on building its licensed toy categories brick by brick.
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