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.
Activision Publishing is venturing into the world of trading card games with plans for the new mobile card battle game, "Skylanders Battlecast."
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Aurora World is spinning off the Pammee character from its YooHoo & Friends plush brand.
Santoro has signed a number of new deals for its brands in Europe.
The anime series ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ has taken Japan by storm. Now the brand is looking west, with plans to launch across Europe, the Americas and Australia/New Zealand.
Viz Media Europe has appointed two new regional agencies to represent the Japanese brand "Yo-Kai Watch," which is readying for its European debut.
Girls’ fashion brand Flowers by Zoe has created a new apparel collection featuring Mattel's Barbie brand.
Babies 'R' Us is helping parents celebrate little ones’ first holiday season with a series of festive events at stores around the U.S.
4K Media has teamed with Good Smile Company to bring a range of "Yu-Gi-Oh!" figurines to North America, Europe and Australia for the first time.
Discovery Consumer Products has teamed with Horizon Group USA for a new line of crafts and children’s activity kits under the Discovery Kids brand.
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