MGA Entertainment, known for its innovative toys, is growing in a big way, expanding its reach as it re-launches classic properties and delivers new brands.
After losing her crown to Disney’s Frozen characters in 2014, Barbie is back at No. 1 on the National Retail Federation’s Top Toys list for the 2015 holiday season.
Jazwares is expanding its action figure and digital brand Tube Heroes to feature more than 40 social media stars.
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Boeing has teamed with three brand partners for a line of heirloom-quality items inspired by its rich history.
Build-A-Bear Workshop has kicked off the holidays with a number of seasonal offerings The Grinch and his sidekick Max as well as all eight classic reindeer characters.
In addition to showcasing its own float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, GoldieBlox is also giving girls the chance to build their own float.
Oyo Sports is expanding its line of minifigure products in partnership with National Hockey League.
To kick-start the holiday season, Activision Publishing is offering a series of special "Skylanders" characters and gear.
CBS Consumer Products has tapped Big Chief Studios to produce a range of high-end collectibles and gifts based on the Showtime series "Penny Dreadful."
Shopkins is continuing to expand with the help of Bulldog Licensing, which has signed three new food licensees for the collectibles brand.
Mattel and Little Orbit have debuted the brand-new video game “Monster High: New Ghoul in School.”
Crayola has partnered with Lulu Jr. to develop book-making kits for children ages 4 to 12.
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.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has signed a string of new licensing deals for the classic Danger Mouse brand, based on the original TV series.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced a number of new developments for "Thunderbirds Are Go," "Super 4" and "Matt Hatter Chronicles" at the U.K. Toy Fair.
Microsoft Studios has given U.S. toymaker Jakks Pacific the rights to its video game property Halo for action figures and costumes.
Women in Toys will recognize Ann Kearns of Sesame Workshop with its Lifetime Achievement Award and Eva Lorenz of Amazon as the Retailer of the Year.
Tomy International has promoted Kerry Cunnion to senior vice president of sales, in addition to his current role leading the company's North American sales force.
K'Nex is showcasing new additions to its Super Mario and Plants vs. Zombies building sets at New York Toy Fair.
The Coop is showcasing its licensed lines at New York Toy Fair including new products for AMC's "The Walking Dead," "Star Trek: The Original Series" and "Halo."
Titan Merchandise has unveiled "Sherlock" Titans: The Baker Street Collection, a line of vinyl figures inspired by the BBC One series.
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