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.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Microsoft Studios has given U.S. toymaker Jakks Pacific the rights to its video game property Halo for action figures and costumes.
Hasbro is again letting fans create a new line of Transformer characters.
Tech toys and licensed lines stole the show at this year's U.K. Toy Fair, which took place last week in London.
Russian animated series "Masha and the Bear" is gaining ground in Italy with new broadcast deals and licensed product.
Brazilian Customs authorities, working in tandem with licensor Entertainment One, seized an estimated 1 million counterfeit Peppa Pig toys at ports across the country Monday.
Nickelodeon is partnering with Toys 'R' Us for an exclusive marketing program and in-store experience for the upcoming movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with the LEGO Group to develop the first-ever collection of LEGO building sets for the classic Scooby-Doo franchise.
Knockout Licensing has established a core of inaugural licensees for Sony Pictures Television's TV series, "Outlander."
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a multi-territory licensing deal with Sambro to bring Paw Patrol to a range of products.
Lucasfilm Animation gave the world its first look at the newest “Star Wars Rebels” character at the Nuremberg Toy Fair.
Choon’s Design has tapped Brand Central to develop a consumer products program for its rubber band weaving toy Rainbow Loom.
Topps Europe has appointed Click Distribution U.K. as the exclusive distributor of its products in the U.K.
Discovery Communications is displaying new product for the Discovery Kids, TLC, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel brands at Toy Fair this week.
Hasbro unveiled a re-imagined line of Transformers toys at New York Toy Fair this week and announced a raft of licensees for the brand.
New York Toy Fair wrapped up its 111th year yesterday, after playing host to major releases from Disney, Nickelodeon, CBS, Funko and even the NBA.
Studio 100 International and its licensing agent, Merchantwise, have appointed Headstart International as master toy licensee for the Blinky Bill brand.
Aardman Rights has added three new partners to the licensing program for the Shaun the Sheep brand.
Silvergate Media is promoting Peter Rabbit this Easter in a national U.K. campaign.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
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