License Global explores the trends in the global toy market that are sure to impact both retail sales and how children will play in 2017.
Entertainment One has secured a raft of new licensees for its animated preschool series “PJ Masks.”
Grant Gie has joined Sambro as commercial director in order to further drive the company’s continued growth and development.
Titan Merchandise has unveiled its latest series of Cartoon Network blind box vinyl figures.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Bare Tree Media to launch an “Emoji Trolls” app and Trolls digital stickers on a host of mobile messaging platforms.
Cheeky Little Media has tapped Tomy to serve as the master toy partner for its animated preschool series “Kazoops.”
Cartamundi has launched a new shuffle card game inspired by the Nickelodeon and Spin Master’s preschool series “Paw Patrol.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed up with a slate of global licensees to support the upcoming animated film The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters Feb. 10.
Mattel has appointed Margaret Georgiadis as the company’s chief executive officer, effective Feb. 8.
Jazwares has unveiled plans to expand its current toy line based on the video game “Minecraft.”
ZAG has partnered with a host of new licensees across multiple territories to create new merchandise inspired by the animated series “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.”
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro, has partnered with Sony Music Entertainment for the release of “Transformers Roll Out,” an alt-rock tribute to Hasbro’s Transformers franchise.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has entered a multi-year licensing agreement with FlyCatcher to feature Warner Bros. brands in its paper-to-digital coloring system “Painting Lulu.”
Mattel’s Barbie brand has unveiled a Misty Copeland doll.
SEGA’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” has been inducted into The Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y.
Rovio has secured multiple North American licensees across a range of categories to support its upcoming film, The Angry Birds Movie, in theaters May 20.
Cartoon Network, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have partnered with Grumpyface Studios to develop “Teeny Titans,” a new mobile game based on “Teen Titans Go!”
Mattel and Nintendo have joined forces to produce a special “Super Mario”-themed edition of Mattel’s Uno for the Japanese market.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with StoryToys to release “Batman Unlimited: Gotham City’s Most Wanted” for iOS and Android devices.
Nintendo has unveiled plans for its upcoming Play Nintendo Tour in the U.S.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has tapped Zoobe Message Entertainment to feature characters from Ice Age: Collision Course on the “Zoobe” app.
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