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Jakks Pacific, Stanley Black & Decker Extend Partnership

Jakks Pacific Inc. extended and expanded its licensing agreement with Stanley Black & Decker Inc. for the Black & Decker and Stanley brands. Read more...

Sakar Launches New Line of Classic Games Bluetooth Speakers

Sakar International launched a new line of molded Bluetooth speakers with classic game brands, including Simon, Rubik’s Cube, Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Galaga. The new line of Bluetooth speakers will feature interactive designs for a more experiential way to listen to music. Read more...

Sprig Returns to the Market with New Toys

Sprig toys will return to the market with a new, eco-friendly, bioplastic toy line made from sugar cane and corncobs. A Kickstarter campaign was launched to help fund the production of its toys. Read more...

Jay@Play Launches Flip ’n Play Friends at Walmart

Jay@Play launched the new Flip’n Play Friends line, available at Walmart stores nationwide and online at this month. Read more...

Hot Wheels, Pley Partner for Kids’ Subscription Box

Hot Wheels and will launch Challenge Accepted subscription boxes that will let kids create, experiment, and build stunts with Hot Wheels cars. Read more...

Halloween & Party Expo Expands Product Categories

Halloween & Party Expo 2018 will be held from January 12 to 15 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Next year’s show floor will host new and expanded product categories, and introduce a number of exhibitors who are new to the event. Read more...

Barbie Honors Ibtihaj Muhammad at Glamour Women of The Year Live Summit

Mattel honored Ibtihaj Muhammad—the first American Olympian to compete while wearing a hijab—as a Barbie Shero and designed a personalized doll. The doll was unveiled at the Glamour Women of the Year Live Summit, an annual event that takes place in Brooklyn and gives young women the opportunity to hear from past and present Women of the Year honorees, as well as other influential leaders from different fields.  Read more...

Moose Toys Launches Fundraiser to Inspire Shopkins Fans to Give Back

Moose Toys launched an online fundraising campaign, where one lucky fan will take home Winnie Award, a gold-plated and diamond-encrusted Shopkin of the Year. Read more...

Toy Industry Joins Forces with Friends of Puerto Rico to Send Toys to Kids in Need

Toy companies, suppliers, and supporters will join forces to bring toys and gifts to kids in Puerto Rico this holiday season.  Read more...

Mattel Launches Star Wars Bloxels

Mattel Inc. and Pixel Press, in collaboration with Lucasfilm, will introduce Star Wars Bloxels, allowing kids to create their own video games with characters and stories from the Star Wars universe.  Read more...

Hilco Streambank Seeks Offers to Acquire giggle Brand and Domain

Hilco Streambank seeks offers to acquire the giggle brand and intellectual property assets, including trademarks, domain, and customer database. Giggle is a source for design-conscious parents that features a line of licensed products and its private label line of baby products, giggle Better Basics.  Read more...

Goliath Games, Mike Conley Jr. Partner for Holiday Contest

Goliath Games partnered with Mike Conley Jr. to offer five families a toy prize pack with 20 toys and Target gift card with a $1,000 value. Conley announced the contest in a video posted to his Facebook page, encouraging fans to nominate families in need by submitting an essay. Conley will post a second video to announce the winners. Read more...

Edushape Names Alice Kelly National Sales Manager

Edushape appointed Alice Kelly as national sales manager, where she will report directly to Executive Vice President Erez Zitelny. Read more...

Goliath Games Founder Adi Golad to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Toy & Game Innovation Awards

Goliath Games’ founder Adi Golad will receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Toy & Game Innovation Awards in Chicago. Read more...

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