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.
CBS Consumer Products has unveiled the first licensing partners for the new Showtime series “Penny Dreadful.”
Titan Merchandise has unveiled figures from the upcoming collection Doctor Who Regeneration Titans.
Feld Entertainment has tapped The Bridge Direct to develop and market Monster Jam construction sets, in a deal brokered by The Licensing Shop.
Paramount Licensing has appointed Spin Master as the global master toy licensee for its upcoming original film, Monster Trucks.
Toys ‘R’ Us has named Michael J. Short as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Hasbro and IDW will auction off a one-of-kind My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic book for charity.
Lucy Neath, 12, of Milton Keynes, England, has set a Guinness World Record by collecting 1,914 pieces of individual Moshi memorabilia.
Toy and consumer electronics company Jazwares has hired Dan Sugrue as its new U.K. sales director.
NECA, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, has announced the next lineup of celebrities in The Simpsons 25 of the Greatest Guest Stars program.
Innovation First International and Hexbug will launch the new Tony Hawk Circuit Board toy line on shelves across Europe and North America this fall.
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