The world's top publicly traded licensors, including Disney, PVH Corp. and Meredith, have not been immune to the turbulence that has struck global markets.
Toys 'R' Us will be the first retailer to offer Mattel's toy line for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming Netflix original series "Dinotrux."
HIT Entertainment, a division of Mattel, is bringing back PBS series “Bob the Builder” with updated CGI-animation, a brand-new look, new voices and a slate YouTube shorts.
Mattel has partnered with ToyTalk to bring "Thomas & Friends" to life in a new app that uses speech recognition to enable conversations with characters.
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has released the new app “Cars Daredevil Garage,” which lets fans scan Mattel diecast cars.
Mattel India has teamed with the on-demand retail platform GingerCrush.com to offer its brands on a range of lifestyle merchandise.
Mattel's American Girl brand of contemporary 18-inch dolls, accessories, girls' clothing and play-based content has been rebranded as Truly Me.
Mattel has launched a new app featuring its preschool franchise Fireman Sam.
Painting Lulu has signed its first licensing agreement with Mattel, to bring the Barbie and Hot Wheels brands to the digital coloring platform.
DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel have joined forces to launch a new superhero brand aimed at girls.
Bryan G. Stockton has resigned as chairman and CEO of Mattel and Christopher A. Sinclair has been named as the toymaker's new chairman and interim CEO.
Mattel has permanently appointed interim CEO Christopher A. Sinclair as chief executive officer, as the toy company aims to turnaround declining sales.
For the first time in the brand’s 56-year history, Barbie is pulling out a cape and mask and transforming into a modern day superhero.
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.
Highlights for Children, publisher of the children's magazine Highlights, has tapped Mega Brands, to develop puzzles featuring Highlights' Hidden Pictures illustrations.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has greenlit a second season and 60-minute special for its CGI series, "Bob the Builder."
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation are planning a wave of new content inspired by two of the company’s most successful toy lines.
Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoon Network and Boomerang will air more than 800 minutes of new Mattel television content in Latin America.
Here’s a breakdown of 15 trends to watch this year–five licensors, five categories and five properties.
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