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.
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.”
Saban Brands Israel, an affiliate of Saban Brands, has launched a new toy company focused on smart and innovate toys, called Wise Toys.
Sandra Arcan and Su-Yina Farmer, gaming enthusiasts with more than 30 years of multi-disciplinary experience, have founded a new London-based boutique licensing agent, called Bits and Pixels.
CBS Consumer Products has tapped GreenLight Collectibles to create collectible die-cast vehicles inspired by 13 TV series from its portfolio.
U.S.-based toy manufacturer Jakks Pacific has launched a new brand, titled Cuppatinis.
"Tetris" has teamed up with SEGA's puzzle game "Puyo Puyo" for a crossover party game that will be available in the Americas and Europe on PlayStation4 and Nintendo Switch this spring.
Titan Merchandise has created a tenth wave of "Doctor Who" Blindbox Titans figures and a second wave of Star Trek Titans, both of which will be available at the end of January.
Activision Publishing and PlatinumGames have partnered to create the new third-person video game “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan.”
LEGO and Nickelodeon will debut a new event, Play Fair, featuring play experiences and live performances from top brands, this year at New York Toy Fair, Feb. 13-14.
Marvel has partnered with TinyCo to release the new mobile game “Marvel Avengers Academy” on the App Store and Google Play.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products readies its global licensing program for upcoming Ghostbusters film.
Fisher-Price is expanding its “Thomas & Friends” minis collection in a new cross-over with the “DC Super Friends” brand.
Aadarsh has tapped Playrific to create and launch a “Purple Turtle” app on iTunes.
The Kratt Brothers Company, creators and developers of the TV series “Wild Kratts,” has expanded its licensing program through new offerings and a new licensing partner.
Fisher-Price, a subsidiary of Mattel, has partnered with pop singer Shakira and her Barefoot Foundation to introduce a new parenting app that helps stimulate early childhood development.
U.K.-based high street retailer The Entertainer will open a new store April 2 at the Orchards Shopping Centre in Hayward Heath, U.K.
Hasbro, in collaboration with brands featured in the latest Monopoly Empire game, celebrated World Monopoly Day (and the brand’s 81st birthday), March 19.
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