With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
Nintendo has partnered with Jakks Pacific to expand its licensed World of Nintendo range with new figures and plush products.
CBS Consumer Products has tapped Jumbo Games, a U.K.-based adult puzzle manufacturer, to produce a range of “Star Trek” jigsaw puzzles.
Target has appointed Mark Tritton to the role of executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.
Mercis has partnered with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing to publish both classic Miffy and Miffy TV tie-in titles.
The Frida Kahlo Corporation has appointed One Entertainment as its licensing agency in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
American Greetings Entertainment has partnered with IconLogin to launch the “Care Bears Lock Screen” app for Android users.
Mattel and Nintendo have joined forces to produce a special “Super Mario”-themed edition of Mattel’s Uno for the Japanese market.
NASCAR Team Properties has partnered with Stikoji to launch a new branded emoji app, titled “NASCAR Emoji Garage.”
BBC has tapped Dreamtex to produce a range of bedding inspired “Top Gear.”
Disney has teamed with Egmont Publishing to celebrate the 90th birthday of two British icons–Winnie the Pooh and Queen Elizabeth–with a new illustrated and audio story.
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