Spin Master Continues Global Expansion with New Poland Office

spin masterSpin Master Corp. further expanded its presence in Central Eastern Europe (CEE) with a new sales and marketing office in Warsaw, Poland.

Pavol Vano has been appointed to the new role of CEE general manager of Spin Master, reporting directly to Hedley Barnes, general manager of Spin Master Northern Europe. Vano will be based in Prague and oversee sales and marketing activities in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania‎. Centralized European Operations and Finance functions will remain in Bratislava, Slovakia. [Read more...]

Spin Master Unveils What’s Inside Hatchimals Surprise

HatchimalsSurprise_GirlsLookingInEggSpin Master Corp. is celebrating its second annual Hatchimals Day tomorrow with the release of Hatchimals Surprise. The new iteration of Hatchimals features new eggs, hatching process, and species, with the big surprise revealing that there’s two Hatchimal twins inside each egg.

Like the original Hatchimals launched last year, kids can care for the egg and guess what’s inside. There are two species of creatures available—Giravens and Peacats—each with its own unique personality. Kids will need to nurture each Hatchimal in order to help it hatch, and then through interactive play to help their creatures progress from baby, to toddler, to kid. The twin creatures will interact and recognize one another, including telling secrets, playing games, and dancing.

Hatchimals Surprise will be available in-store and online tomorrow, October 6.

Spin Master to be Included in S&P/TSX Composite Index

Spin Master Corp. will be added to the S&P/TSX Composite Index effective after close of trading on Sept. 15.  [Read more...]

Spin Master Announces Second Annual Hatchimals Day

HatchimalsSpin Master Corp. announced the next introduction in the Hatchimals Franchise, Hatchimals Surprise, which has fans guessing “Who Will You Hatch” next?

Hatchimals Surprise are different from any Hatchimals seen before, according to Spin Master, The company says kids can look forward to a bonding experience that continues to evolve, featuring new eggs, a new hatching process, new species to meet, and a big surprise on Hatchimals Day, Friday, Oct. 6. [Read more...]

Spin Master Expands Global Reach in China

spin masterSpin Master Corp. launched its Hatchimals and Paw Patrol brands in China, the world’s second largest toy market. Spin Master also strengthened its strategic partnership with Alibaba, one of the largest retailers in the world.  [Read more...]

Spin Master Expands Zhu-Universe with New Toys and Accessories

Spin_ZhuZhuSpin Master Corp. expands the world of ZhuZhu Pets with new interactive Zhu Zhu Pets products and accessories.

The colorful hamsters feature increased playability with three modes of play, including Explore, Nurture, and Dance. With the push of a button located on their back, the Zhu will scurry around using a motion sensor in their nose to navigate and avoid obstacles. Several characters from the ZhuZhus, an animated series from Nelvana and Cepia LLC, include Pipsqueak, Num Nums, Chunk, and Mr. Squiggles.

New accessories include the ZhuZhu Pets Adventure Ball, Wheel and Tunnel, and Hamster House Playset. ZhuZhu pets are available now at all major retailers.

Spin Master Acquires Aerobie

Spin Master Corp. acquired certain assets of Aerobie Inc., a producer of outdoor flying discs and sports toys. The acquisition expands Spin Master’s presence to the outdoor business segment, building on the 2016 acquisition of Swimways Corp.

Swimways will manage Aerobie and will join the Coop family of branded active, outdoor lifestyle products. Since Spin Master’s IPO in 2015, the company has acquired seven companies, including Aerobie and the recently announced Marbles acquisition.

Spin Master, Feld Entertainment Partner for Monster Jam

MonsterJam_SpinSpin Master Corp. entered a licensing partnership with Feld Entertainment as the new worldwide master toy partner for Monster Jam. The ten-year partnership begins in 2019.

The Monster Jam franchise includes a wide range of toys and products featuring larger-than-life intellectual property such as Grave Digger, Max-D, Megalodon, Monster Mutt and El Toro Loco. Monster Jam produces more than 400 events each year across five continents. Its broadcasts of live events reach millions on the FOX Sports family of networks in addition to their digital reach.

Spin Master Launches Rusty Rivets Toy Line

RustyRivetsRivetPlaysetSpin Master Corp. launched the new Rusty Rivets preschool toy line inspired by Spin Master Entertainment’s newest animated show. The toy line will be available exclusively at Toys “R” Us stores and North America and online on August 1. 

Kids can build vehicles and characters from the show, while inventing new builds inspired by Rusty and Ruby, the lead characters in the show. The line is designed for kids ages 3 and up and includes the Rusty Rivets Botasaur, Rivet Lab Playset, Mini Build Packs, and Core Build Packs.

Spin Master Expands Paw Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour in the U.S.

Spin Master Corp. will debut the third annual Paw Patrol Roll Patrol Road Tour, a multi-city tour that combines the toy line with the preschool. The tour kicks off on July 28 and will run until October, travelling throughout North America. [Read more...]