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 promoted Richard Dickson and Tim Kilpin, to president, chief brands officer, and president, chief commercial officer, respectively.
Hallmark and Mattel have signed a new licensing agreement that will bring the Barbie brand license back to Hallmark this year.
LIMA and University of California Los Angeles Extension have teamed up to create a dedicated course for licensing industry professionals.
After 11 years on top, Disney's Frozen has beat out Barbie as the top girls' toy brand this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation.
American Girl, a division of Mattel, is expanding into Mexico in partnership with the high-end Mexican retailer El Palacio de Hierro.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Mega Brands to develop a new kids' construction line based on the Despicable Me franchise.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with a wide array of licensees to develop fan-favorite gifts prime for holiday wish lists.
HIT Entertainment has unveiled new content across its brands including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Monster High, Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fisher-Price.
Mattel has unveiled a multi-category lineup of apparel partnerships for its two iconic fashion brands Barbie and Monster High.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled its new product line for the new Cars brand, Neon.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, is planning a new CGI feature-length Thomas & Friends special that will provide a new track for the brand’s licensing partners.
Hit Entertainment has appointed Simba-Dickie as the new European master toy partner (excluding the U.K.) for its Fireman Sam brand.
WWE and Mattel have launched a new multi-platform kids’ property, WWE Slam City, complete with an animated series and merchandise.
Disney Consumer Products is launching a line of interactive toys for its newest film Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue, in theaters July 18.
Mattel’s Barbie is collaborating with the all-girl group Fifth Harmony for a new brand anthem and line of dolls.
World-renowned brands such as a Doctor Who, Star Trek and Dr. Seuss will be on display at Licensing Expo 2014.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has appointed Christopher Keenan as its new vice president of creative and executive producer.
Fisher-Price, a subsidiary of Mattel, has tapped Neat-Oh! to develop a new storage product for the Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway track system.
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