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.
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.
Rosalind Nowicki has stepped down as executive vice president of global sales and retail at Twentieth Century Fox to lead Iconix’s entertainment division and Peanuts Worldwide.
Cherokee Global Brands has tapped Saliluz, a division of Cobian footwear, to create a collection of casual footwear under the Everyday California brand.
Redan Publishing has partnered with Faber & Faber to see its in-house brand, The Goblin Princess, published as a series of books.
OPI has partnered with its first-ever creative ambassador Kerry Washington to develop a new collection of nail polish.
The Toy Industry Association will celebrate 100 years of serving the North American toy industry this Thursday.
Acamar Films has appointed El Ocho as the licensing and merchandising agent for its preschool series “Bing” in Spain and Portugal.
Dark Hall Mansion, under license from CBS Consumer Products, has released contemporary artist Tom Whalen’s print featuring his take on the 1961 “Twilight Zone” episode “The Invaders.”
Scholastic has expanded its multi-platform publishing program with the worldwide launch of Horizon, a supernatural survival series for readers, ages 9 and up.
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