Comic-Con International continues to be the place to find the latest and most exclusive previews of hotly anticipated films and limited edition products.
Moose Toys has tapped Disguise to bring its collectible toy franchise Shopkins to life with a costume and dress-up range.
The LEGO Group has partnered with Disguise to create children’s Halloween costumes, role play items and accessories based on LEGO characters.
Mattel is planning two new video games for its Barbie and Monster High franchises.
Richard Desroches has joined Imports Dragon as director of brands.
Hasbro has teamed with crowdfunding website Indiegogo to find a new face-to-face party game that it will cultivate and bring to market.
Bleacher Creatures is adding the WWE wrestling brand to its line of sports plush figures.
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.
BBC Worldwide is launching "The Sooty Show" in ANZ with the appointment of a regional licensing agent, as well as product and broadcast partners.
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has added six new licensing partners for its series "Little Charmers," produced in partnership with Spin Master.
Sales of Hallmark's Itty Bittys plush line featuring a range of licensed characters have increased 600 percent from 2013.
Entertainment One Licensing has added a swath of new partners to the Peppa Pig licensing program in France as the brand is poised to launch at retail.
Kids' healthy living brand Bloomers! Edutainment has signed its first major licensee–Joint Merchant for toys.
Girl Scouts of the USA has tapped Wicked Cool Toys to develop a line of role play, craft and activity products inspired by the girls’ leadership organization.
Mind Candy has signed Giochi Preziosi Group as the European toy partner for its new game brand “World of Warriors.”
Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.
Bookseller Barnes & Noble has launched Educational Toys & Games Science Centers at select stores across the U.S. and on its website.
Entertainment One Licensing has secured a number of deals for the global preschool brand Peppa Pig in the G/A/S region, including a regional licensing agent.
The American Girl doll brand has partnered with select Marriott hotels across the U.S. to offer a branded getaway package for young guests.
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.
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