Author: Kelly Corbett

ThoughtFull Toys Creates Limited Edition Car In Late Teammate’s Honor

ThoughtFull Toys will make 500 limited edition Modarri T2 (Trevor Floyd) cars in honor of the late Trevor Floyd, a close friend and team member of the company. Floyd was just had just been promoted to sales manager of the company. One hundred percent of the money sold for the will go to his family. Matthew Lam at Ricko LTD, Thoughtfull Toys’s Chinese factory, donated all of the cars to this cause. T2 was Trevor’s nickname at ThoughtFull Toys. This limited edition T2 Modarri car has been named after him, and is decorated in his favorite sayings and the...

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Gentle Giant Expands to Include Gentle Giant Toys

Gentle Giant Ltd. unveiled a new mass market collectible toy division, Gentle Giant Toys. The new division will have independent branding from Gentle Giant Ltd. with a new logo, website, and social media handles. Consumers can expect to see Bust-Ups, which are collectible pre-painted, snap together mystery model kits, as well as many Marvel and Star Wars themed products such as mini character statues, enamel pins, super stills, and blind-bagged bobble heads. Gentle Giant Toys will also introduce Tiny Tin Pocket Pails, which contain a matching thermos shaped eraser pencil topper in a tin blind box. Lastly, inspired by Fleet Flyers...

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Hasbro Launches Haslab

Hasbro’s new platform Haslab hopes to put dream products into the hands of fans. If enough consumers preorder items in Haslab, then the item will go into production. The first Haslab item will be Star Wars Jabba’s Sail Barge vehicle. Measuring approximately 4 feet long, this large scale item features premium deco and vintage packaging. Jabba’s Sail Barge comes complete with fan accessible interior and exterior decks, one Jabba the Hutt 3.75-inch scale figure, two soft-cloth fabric sails, and other features that mimic the vehicle from the film. Haslab takes inspiration from other platforms by inviting participants to support the product by backing...

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Cra-Z-Art, Kodak to Make World’s Largest Puzzle

Cra-Z-Art plans to develop the World’s Largest Puzzle to be available for sale commercially, in partnership with one of its brand licensing partners, Eastman Kodak Company. The puzzle will be approximately five-by-thirty-feet, will include fifty thousand pieces, and feature photographs from around the world. The World’s Largest Puzzle is expected to be available at major retailers later this year, and Cra-Z-Art plans to have the Guinness World Records officially designate the puzzle as a record...

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Mattel, Tynker Team Up For Barbie Programming Experience

Mattel committed to introduce 10 million kids to coding by 2020 through an expanded partnership with Tynker. Mattel and Tynker began their partnership in 2015 with Hot Wheels and Monster High programming experiences. This year, the companies are slated to launch seven Barbie coding lessons that will teach kids about computer science and programming and expose them to careers such as Pet Vet, Astronaut, and Robotics Engineer. The Barbie programming experience is designed for beginners (grades K and up), and will gradually introduce young learners to basic programming concepts by casting them in different career roles alongside Barbie. The experience...

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