UPHE Content Group, an entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, will distribute the first ever full-length Shopkins movie, which will be available on digital, DVD, and TV this fall. [Read more...]
Five golden tickets have been randomly hidden inside a Shopkins Season 5 2-pack, 5-pack, or 12-pack across the U.S. Fans who find one of the five golden tickets will win a trip to Melbourne, Australia, the home of Shopkins. There will also be a drawing for a mail-in entrant to win a sixth trip. Upon arrival, winners will be greeted by Shopkins characters, attend their own private Shopkins Party, where they will get to meet the designers from the world of Shopville. [Read more...]
Moose Toys will make its first-ever appearance at Comic-Con International in San Diego (SDCC) with the debut of Jessicake Limited Edition Golden Cupcake, the rarest doll to join the Shoppies line. The SDCC exclusive Shoppie doll is limited to 2,000 unites worldwide, each individually numbered, and will be sold exclusively at the convention. [Read more...]
Moose Toys will launch two new collectible brands at major retailers this fall, The Grossery Gang and Twozies.
The Grossery Gang is designed to look like every day snacks found at a convenience store, with more than 150 pint-sized characters such as Putrid Pizza and Fungus Fries. Limited Edition characters will include Faked Beans and Shoccoli Broccoli.
Twozies combines babies and pets, and includes pairs such as Jangles and Bangles, the baby and pet giraffe. As soon as collectors create a match, they can display their pair in a shadow box, which is included in each Twozies surprise pack.
Chairman and Co-CEO Manny Stul of Moose Toys won the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 award. The award ceremony was held in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles on June 11. Stul was chosen from among 55 country winners from 50 countries, and is the first Australian to win the title in the award’s history.
Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing, and dynamic businesses, and recognizes them through regional, national, and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. Moose Toys created Shopkins, which was the No. 1 best-selling toy of 2015 in the U.S.
Edge Brands Ltd. entered a licensing deal with Moose Toys to create a line of swim products based on Shopkins. The company will introduce eight new products featuring Shopkins characters, including swim goggles, diving rings, dive discs, splash balls, and dive sticks. Debuting next spring, these new products will be targeted towards ages six and up. [Read more...]
Moose Toys won the top honor at the annual Australian Toy Industry Association’s Toy of the Year Awards gala held in Melbourne on March 19. Moose won the 2016 Toy of the Year for its Qixels 3D Maker, part of the Qixels craft brand. Set to launch in the second half of this year, the Qixels 3D Maker also won Craft & Activity Toy of the Year and the Australian Development Award. [Read more...]
Last year, Moose Toys topped U.S. toy sales with Shopkins, with the Shopkins 12-pack as the hottest selling toy of the year, according to the NPD Group. The company also grew from the 25th position to the industry’s sixth ranked toy manufacturer in the U.S., according to The NPD Group.