IAmElemental is running a Buy One, Donate One program for every Courage Core Power female action figure purchased on the company’s online store in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September. IAmElemental will distribute one figure to a child affected by cancer for each figure purchased. [Read more...]
Joining its roster of tech, lifestyle, toy, and children’s entertainment clients, C2C Studios marks ChizComm’s first venture into the business-to-business sector. C2C Studio specializes in bringing fun to life with numerous clients across the toy and entertainment spaces.
Entrepreneur Daymond John, creator of FUBU and co-star of ABC’s Shark Tank, will guest judge in Hasbro and Indiegogo’s Fall 2016 Gaming Challenge. Following its successful debut last year and a follow-up challenge earlier this spring, the gaming challenge this fall offers independent game designers a platform to promote their ideas and allows Hasbro to celebrate the growing gaming community and discover and develop new games. The challenge is open to game designers in the U.S., the UK, Canada (excluding Quebec), France, and Germany. [Read more...]
The fully interactive tour inspired by the animated series Paw Patrol toured the U.S. this summer, and is now heading to Canada. The tour features an 18-wheel semi-truck Paw Patroller to get fans excited about the two new segments launching this fall, Jungle Rescue and Roll Patrol. The tour will also provide photo opportunities for kids with the Paw Patrol pups Chase, Marshall, Skye, and Rubble. [Read more...]
PlayMonster LLC has acquired Automoblox, marking the company’s third acquisition in less than two years. Automoblox is a line of collectible toy vehicles in the wooden car category. Each Automoblox vehicle sports a body made of European beech wood, and includes interchangeable components, including tires, rotors, and calipers. [Read more...]
Build-A-Bear Workshop will celebrate National Teddy Bear Day in stores on Sept. 9. To mark the occasion, guests can make their own limited edition National Teddy Bear Day bear for $5 in U.S., Canada, and U.K. stores. Two additional bears will also be available for the promotion, including Lil’ Vanilla Bean Cub and Lil’ Hazelnut Cub. [Read more...]
This year, Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) collected toys for 350,000 kids in need, with distribution to 20 U.S. Military bases and 40,000 foster kids. To reach its year-end goal, the TIF needs 1 million more toys to collect, 15 U.S. Military bases to reach, and 40,000 additional foster kids to serve. [Read more...]