2016 Toy Reports

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December 22, 2016: Build-A-Bear Workshop CEO Works in Disguise on Undercover Boss; and more

December 15, 2016: Toy State, DRL Announce Multi-Year, Racing Toy Drone Partnership; and more

 December 8, 2016: Spiffy Pictures Names TOMY International as Master Toy Licensee for Nature Cat; and more

December 1, 2016: WBIE, TT Games, The Lego Group to Launch Lego Worlds; and more

November 23, 2016: Voting for TOTY Awards Now Open; Nominees Featured on Amazon and TRU Wesbites; and more

November 17, 2016: Jazwares Selected as Master Toy Licensee for Miffy and Friends; and more

November 10, 2016: National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees Announced; and more

November 3, 2016: NPD Forecasts 6.5 Percent Growth for U.S. Toy Industry; and more

 October 27, 2016: The Alpha Group US Launches LA HQ, Appoints Three Executives; and more

October 20, 2016: Hasbro Creates HasCon Family and Fan Event; and more

October 13, 2016: Jazwares Named Master Toy Licensee for Molang; and more

October 6, 2016: ThreeSixty Group Acquires FAO Schwarz; and more

September 29, 2016: eOne Signs 10 New Partners for PJ Masks; and more

September 22, 2016: The Toy Insider Unveils 11th Annual Holiday Gift Guide; and more

September 15, 2016: Spin Master, Cepia Sign Global Distribution Partnership; and more

September 8, 2016: PlayMonster Acquires Automoblox; and more

September 1, 2016: Fans Reveal Star Wars Rogue One Toy Line in YouTube Video Series; and more

August 25, 2016: Nintendo 3DS Becomes No. 1 Video Game System Thanks to Pokémon; and more

August 18, 2016: Exclusive Supergirl LEGO Minifigure Coming to Lego Dimensions; and more

August 11, 2016: TIA Removes Gender-Specific TOTY Categories, Adds New Categories and Judging Process; and more

August 4, 2016: Spin Master Acquires Swimways, Establishes Outdoor Business Segment; and more

July 28, 2016: NPD Says U.S. Toy Industry Mid-Year Sales Grow More Than 7 Percent; and more

July 21, 2016: Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media Animation Studio; and more

July 12, 2016: Moose Toys to Launch Two New Lines of Collectible Figures; and more

July 7, 2016: Jazwares Acquires First Act; and more

June 30, 2016: President Obama Signs TSCA Reform Bill into Law; and more

June 23, 2016: Licensed Toy Sales Grow 11 Percent This Year; and more

June 16, 2016: Skylanders TV Series to Debut on Netflix, Brings Crash Bandicoot to Skylanders Imaginators; and more

June 9, 2016: TIA Celebrates Centennial Anniversary; and more

June 2, 2016: Skylanders Imaginators Brings Customization to Toys to Life; and more

May 26, 2016: The Angry Birds Movie Tops Box Office; and more

May 19, 2016: Skyrocket Toys Forms New Media Division; and more

May 12, 2016: Disney Discontinues Disney Infinity; and more

May 5, 2016: Toy Industry Grows 6 Percent During First Quarter; and more

April 28, 2016: NBCUniversal Acquires DreamWorks Animation; and more

April 21, 2016: Spin Master Purchases Toca Boca, Sago Mini; and more

April 14, 2016: Drones Rulemaking Committee Makes Recommendations to FAA; and more

April 7, 2016: White House Breaks Down Gender Stereotypes in Media and Toys; and more.

March 31, 2016: Mattel Launches Mattel Creations; and more.

March 24, 2016: Moose Toys Wins Australian 2016 Toy of the Year; and more.

March 17, 2016: Spin Master, Ducati Partner for Meccano Motorcycle; and more.

March 10, 2016: Zootopia Sets Walt Disney Animation Studios Debut Record; and more.

March 3, 2016: Skylanders Partners with Autism Speaks; and more.

February 25, 2016: NYTF Reports 16 Percent Increase in International Attendance; and more.

February 18, 2016: Spin Master Purchases Etch A Sketch and Doodle Sketch; and more.

February 11, 2016: Toy Industry Economic Impact Reaches $77 Billion in U.S.; and more.

February 4, 2016: Hasbro and Mattel in Merger Talks; and more.

January 28, 2016: Barbie Expands Fashionistas Line with Three New Body Types; and more.

January 21, 2016: Toy Industry Grows Nearly Seven Percent in 2015; and more.

January 14, 2016: Disney Launches Merchandise Celebrating Iconic Star Wars: The Force Awakens Characters; and more.

January 7, 2016: eOne Names Just Play as Global Master Toy Partner for PJ Masks; and more.

 

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