As he celebrates 30 years with Toys ‘R’ Us, this merchandising executive is still looking for the next hot product and newest trends that will keep the specialty retailer at the top of its game.
HBO Global Licensing has tapped McFarlane Toys to create a construction toy line based on the TV series "Game of Thrones."
Bleacher Creatures has unveiled its 2015 NFL player plush collection, which will feature more than 30 new players when it launches Aug. 15.
Toys ‘R’ Us unveiled its lineup of exclusive merchandise for Comic-Con, which takes place July 9-12 in San Diego, Calif.
Parragon, publishers of illustrated non-fiction books and creator of toys, games and gifts, announced that Claire Payne is joining its sales team as senior director of mass market sales.
Disney Consumer Products released its gift guide featuring a cross section of new and exclusive products that will hit retail shelves this holiday season.
Titan Merchandise will release Cartoon Network Titans: The Cartoon Network Collection this December, featuring characters from “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Johnny Bravo,” “Adventure Time” and “Uncle Grandpa.”
Genius Brands International has finalized a licensing agreement with License 2 Play for the development of plush toys for the character brand From Frank.
Children's entertainment products company Imports Dragon has secured the worldwide rights to produce a new NHL figures line.
Diamond Select Toys is launching an all-new series of Marvel Minimates exclusively at Walgreen’s stores across the U.S.
Remarkable Brands has announced a licensing partnership between plush brand Gund and Huggy Buddha.
Merchantwise has been appointed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment to manage the licensing program of the new “Thunderbirds Are Go!” TV series in Australia.
Interactive entertainment company Outfit7 Limited has renewed its agreement with Dragon-i for its Talking Tom and Friends brand for an additional year.
The National Museum of the Royal Navy has signed Airfix as licensee for the world’s most famous warship, HMS Victory.
Toys 'R' Us has launched a new e-commerce site, ToysRU.pl, in Poland, adding to its growing portfolio of global online stores.
Topps has teamed up with Stan Lee to create an all-new Garbage Pail Kids character exclusively for the upcoming Comikaze Expo–Smilin’ Stan.
Britain’s Toy Retailers Association released DreamToys 2014, its annual prediction of best-selling toys for the holidays.
Genius Brands International has named PBS Distribution as the home entertainment (DVD, CD and digital) partner for its Baby Genius library.
Discovery Consumer Products has added two new licensees for Animal Planet- and Shark Week-branded toys, puzzles and craft sets.
The British Toy & Hobby Association has announced its finalists for the 2014 Toy Retailer of the Year Awards.
Mattel has promoted Richard Dickson and Tim Kilpin, to president, chief brands officer, and president, chief commercial officer, respectively.
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