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.
Toy company Dracco continues to make strides in the boys’ and girls’ markets with its Filly and Zombie Zity brands.
Kids action brand Surf Sharks has partnered with VenDynamics for educational collector cards and stickers featuring the publishing brand.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to represent Aurora World’s YooHoo & Friends brand in North America.
Peanuts Worldwide has signed Just Play as its master toy licensee in the U.S. and Canada.
Plush toys and gifts manufacturer Kids Preferred will debut the new Animalia collection of Buildex wooden toys.
Mattel and Hot Wheels will debut the new feature-length film, Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome, on Digital HD Sept. 2 and DVD/Blu-ray Sept. 30.
Skylanders has entered the premium toy line with the Eon’s Elite series.
Mask-arade has signed a new license with Disney Consumer Products to create a line of facemasks featuring the hit film Frozen.
Anderson Entertainment has signed a licensing agreement with ITV to produce a range of limited edition collectibles over the next three years.
Toys 'R' Us and jewelry retailer Claire's are teaming up in a global partnership to launch Claire's in-store shops in TRU locations around the world.
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