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.
Zodiak Kids will launch its re-branded range of “Mister Maker” products in more than 160 Asda stores this week.
Action sports brand Nitro Circus has partnered with Tech 4 Kids to develop a new range of branded ride-on toys.
HBO has tapped Jumbo Games to create a new jigsaw puzzle for “Game of Thrones,” in anticipation of the series’ return, April 24.
Rovio and Sony Pictures have teamed up with multiple partners for a promotional campaign in anticipation of The Angry Birds Movie premiere May 20.
Hasbro and Paramount Pictures have hired 10 writers to develop a cross-property, interconnected on-screen universe for the toy company.
Rovio and Sony Pictures have partnered with Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt to debut Angry Birds-themed products in anticipation of the film’s premiere, May 20.
Amazon FreeTime UnlimtedUnlimited, one of Amazon’s subscription services, has added multiple new videos, apps, games and books for children, ages 9 to 12.
Global color authority Pantone, in partnership with its agent Crazy Bell Agency, has appointed Brand Central as its licensing representative for the U.S.
Investment firm Lion Capital has acquired a minority interest in Authentic Brands Group from certain of ABG’s existing shareholders.
The National Football League’s newest players from the first-round 2016 NFL Draft picks have already been made available in “Madden NFL 16.”
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