License! Global takes a look at trends in the global toy market that will influence retail sales and how children play in 2016.
Cartoon Network is supporting the launch of the brand-new "LEGO Nexo Knights" toy line and Merlok 2.0 gaming app.
Toy manufacturer Playmobil will expand its NHL product line as part of the company’s continued partnership with the National Hockey League.
Paper Punk has teamed with Hasbro's My Little Pony to release six new Paper Punk kits featuring characters from the franchise.
Amazon has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar production deal with American Girl to produce four live-action specials based on the Mattel doll brand.
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, has officially changed its name to Toy Island.
The Disney Store will release a new Star Wars Tsum Tsum collection worldwide on Feb. 16.
Moose Toys has appointed Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana as the master licensing agent for its Shopkins brand across the EMEA region (excluding the U.K. and Ireland).
Toy State has secured a licensing partnership with Nickelodeon to design, develop and manufacture toy vehicles featuring the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" brand.
Wicked Cool Toys has partnered with Alchemy II to re-launch the Teddy Ruxpin brand globally in fall 2017.
LEGO and Nickelodeon will debut a new event, Play Fair, featuring play experiences and live performances from top brands, this year at New York Toy Fair, Feb. 13-14.
Factory Entertainment has signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Television to produce a wide range of novelty items and collectibles for the Starz series "Outlander."
Jazwares has debuted its 2015 toy portfolio at New York Toy Fair, with a diverse range of products including items for its newest licenses–Peppa Pig and "Terraria."
Saban Brands has unveiled a lineup of new soft goods licensees for its Power Rangers franchise in North America and also signed two new toy partners.
GreenLight Collectibles is planning a new line of die-cast replicas featuring Gas Monkey Garage, the auto shop featured on Discovery's reality series "Fast N Loud."
WildWorks has appointed Commonwealth Toy & Novelty as the master toy licensee for its web-based game and kids' social network, Animal Jam.
Toys 'R' Us executives outlined initiatives that are being implemented to improve operational performance and drive profitable growth at a meeting Tuesday.
Gwen Stefani has tapped the production companies Moody Street Kids and Vision Animation for a new TV series inspired by the singer and her sidekicks, the Harajuku Girls.
CBS Consumer Products, Showtime and retailer Hot Topic are planning a new apparel collaboration inspired by the Showtime series "Penny Dreadful."
British construction equipment manufacturer JCB has signed a raft of new licensing deals to further bolster its JCB Kids brand in the U.K.
Rocket Licensing, which is managing the licensing campaign for “Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave,” has announced the first licensees for the interactive CBeebies TV show.
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