With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed former Toys 'R' Us chairman and CEO and retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with its licensing partners to support the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy.
K'Nex is bringing the manufacturing of classic toy brand Lincoln Logs back to the U.S.
The Boy Scouts of America has added several new licensees, both for consumer products and scouting-specific gear.
Bandai has launched the new toy line for the Australian koala character Smiling Bear at Discover Australia stores in airports across Australia.
Sy Berger, known as the "father of the modern-day baseball trading card," died on Sunday at his home in Rockville Centre, N.Y., at the age of 91.
Hasbro has elected the current vice chairman of Lionsgate, Michael Burns, as an independent director to its board of directors.
Off the back of the expansion of its various property product lines, Imports Dragon has added five new members to its Toronto-based sales team.
Mind Candy, makers of the Moshi Monsters, has launched its new mobile game "World of Warriors" on Android and signed on a number of new product partners.
Discovery Communications has signed two new partners to create augmented reality and role play toys for its Discovery Kids brand.
U.K. Toy Fair took place in London last week, with top toymakers from around world presenting a new offerings and brands.
More than 76,000 professionals from 112 countries traveled to Nuremberg, Germany, for the largest ever Spielwarenmesse toy fair last week.
The Elf on the Shelf property is a bustling business both in print and consumer products.
Sesame Workshop has tapped TCG to create a new line of wooden toys featuring the characters of “Sesame Street.”
Paper Punk has unveiled paper-based construction toys inspired by Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob SquarePants.
MGM’s Consumer Products division has lined up 18 licensees in support Robocop, which premiered in U.S. theaters Feb. 12.
Hasbro has partnered with Aurora World for a new line of plush dolls based on its iconic Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy brand.
Kick scooter brand Razor has introduced the first game to come from its licensing agreement with Scarab Entertainment, the “Razor Trickshare” app.
Fisher-Price has been appointed as the master toy licensee for new the preschool series “Bing” from Acamar Films.
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