Jazwares will offer a variety of products to enhance the Nerf lifestyle and blaster play. In addition, Jazwares will also extend the Nerf Sports segment with indoor and outdoor sports and games. The Jazwares Nerf Collection will be available at major retailers this fall in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
Jazwares will continue its role as the master toy licensee for the property in the U.S. and Canada, while there are contract renewals for Peppa Pig games from TCG and plush Beanie Babies from Ty Inc. [Read more...]
Jazwares LLC obtained the licensing rights for USP Studios‘ original properties that air exclusively on YouTube. In addition, JazWings and USP Studios will partner to develop animated content based on new brands in the JazWings incubation program to air on YouTube. USP Studios is a creator of online content for kids. [Read more...]
JazWings chose the winner of its inaugural JazWings Student Program, which featured toy design students from Otis College of Art and Design. Dawn Marshall, a 2016 graduate of the school’s toy design program, submitted her Funky Fros idea through the Student Program. It reached voting success in just under three days. [Read more...]
Richmond Management Group signed licensing partners for Tiniez to launch Fall 2017. Tiniez is an aspirational lifestyle brand that empowers girls around the world to be themselves, make their mark, and follow their dreams. There are more than 100 characters, each with her own aspiration and backstory. [Read more...]
Kilpatrick will be based in the company’s Sunrise, Fla. headquarters and will focus on accelerating JazWings in the toy and entertainment space for creators, inventors, and fans. Kilpatrick previously built and sold several websites in the legal service industry, is an independent creator who authored a children’s book series, and has created several other brands. [Read more...]
Jazwares’ Chuggington line will be unveiled to retailers this month and will feature characters from the series. Products ill include collectible characters, play sets, and feature toys. The line will also move away from traditional track systems of train play and will focus on the destinations in the show to allow young fans to build their own world of Chuggington and recreate adventures. The line will launch at retail next spring.
Entertainment One has signed new licensee deals with Colorforms, Fab/Starpoint, Galerie USA, Kurt Adler, Marmont Hill, Montco, and Parragon. Additionally, Jazwares has expanded its Peppa Pig range with new plush, playsets, and figures. Among the new offerings from Jazwares is the Muddy Puddles Family Pack and Peppa Pig’s Picnic Trip (with Red Car) and House Construction Set.
Colorforms has been signed for re-stickable activity sets; Fab/Starpoint for ceramics; Galerie USA for chocolates; Marmont Hill for printed artwork; Montco for corrugated arts and crafts; and Parragon for coloring and activity books.
Jazwares will launch Tube Heroes University, an educational program created by Tube Heroes for future YouTube stars. Building on the Tube Heroes toys, which place YouTube stars as action heroes, the Tube Heroes University program aims to teach kids about the digital world. It will provide kids with tips and advice on what it takes to succeed in the DigitalVerse. [Read more...]