Sweet Suite 2016

Moose Toys Makes SDCC Debut with Exclusive Shoppie Doll

SDCCShoppiesMoose 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 to Launch Two New Lines of Collectible Figures

Moose ToysMoose 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.

 

Moose Toys Chairman and Co-CEO Manny Stul Wins EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

unnamed-2Chairman 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’ New Licensing Deal Brings Shopkins to the Pool

EDGE BRAND logoEdge 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 Becomes No. 4 Largest Toy Company in U.S.

ShopkinsLifestyleMoose Toys ranks fourth among toy manufacturers in the U.S., according to data from The NPD Group Retail Tracking Service. The data is based on dollar sales of toys from January through March of this year. The company’s growth is boosted by sales of its Shopkins collectible brand. [Read more...]

Moose Toys Wins Australian 2016 Toy of the Year

unnamed-1Moose 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...]

Moose Toys Awarded Toy Supplier of the Year from Walmart

MooseToysMoose Toys has been named “Toy Supplier of the Year” from Walmart at the annual supplier summit held on Feb. 11 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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.

Women in Toys Announces Nominees for 12 Annual Wonder Women Awards

45d2d355-1dc4-46da-af13-75bedb5a57b8Women in Toys Licensing and Entertainment (WIT), will honor a dozen women business leaders, its founders, and more than 50 finalists at the 12th Annual Wonder Women Awards Gala, which is also celebrating 25 years of the organization.

Game Changer Stylist Micaela Erlanger and Positive Body Image Advocate and Supermodel EMME will be present WIT’s Game Changer Award to Mattel. WIT will also present Sydney and Toni Lowe, two toy making entrepreneurs and the creators of Poketti pocket plush, with the Wonder Girl Award. [Read more...]

Shopkins Named 2015 Best-Selling Toy In The U.S.

Moose Toys Shopkins 12-PackMoose Toys‘s Shopkins brand topped 2015 U.S. toy sales as the hottest selling toy of the year, according to The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service. The company claimed two of the top four positions of the study with the Shopkins 12-Pack as the hottest selling toy of last year and the Shopkins 2-Pack coming in fourth. [Read more...]

Moose Toys Announces Eight New Shopkins Licensees

ShopkinslogoEight licensees will join the Shopkins merchandise program for U.S. and Canadian markets, bringing the total licensee count to 51. [Read more...]