This year's toy fair season will culminate in New York City with a remarkable lineup of blockbuster toys from the world's largest licensors and licensees.
The Entertainer, a multi-channel high street toy retailer in the U.K., has revealed that it will open two new stores in Truro, Cornwall, and Northampton, Bedfordshire.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Marvel Entertainment has partnered with licensee Factory Entertainment for a new line of metal figurines featuring characters from the film The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The Princess of Beverly Hills, the Malitpoo that has garnered a social media following, and owner Stacey Whitmore have partnered with retailer Hobby Lobby to carry branded products.
NFL Players Inc. has teamed with Panini America, the exclusive trading card manufacturer for the National Football League and National Football League Players Association, to launch the inaugural edition of the NFLPA Trading Card Index.
Mattel’s Barbie brand has unveiled a Misty Copeland doll.
AMC has teamed with the Topps Company to launch physical and digital cards based on “The Walking Dead” and its companion series “Fear The Walking Dead.”
C3 Entertainment has tapped Throwboy for branded pillow fighters based on The Three Stooges.
Entertainment One has extended several partnerships and added a host of new licensees to further expand the preschool series “Peppa Pig” in the U.S.
Mattel has partnered with 13 new licensees throughout the world for a slate of products inspired by the animated preschool series, “Bob the Builder.”
Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média have tapped Funrise Toy as the global master toy partner for the animated preschool property “Cirque de Soleil Junior–Luna Petunia.”
Children’s entertainment company Spin Master celebrated Etch A Sketch Day by setting a Guinness World Record for the most people drawing on an Etch A Sketch globally.
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