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September 13, 2018: Rovio Entertainment Appoints Jazwares as Global Master Toy Partner; Basic Fun! Receives Funding from Falcon Investment Advisors; and more

September 6, 2018: Jazwares Partners with WeKids Asia; WowWee Enters Licensing Agreement with Pinkfong; and more

August 30, 2018: Toy City Pop Up Locations Begin Opening Nationwide; Details Announced for New FAO Schwarz Flagship Location; and more

August 23, 2018: Redwood Ventures Launches Smashy Mashy Collectibles; Moose Toys Teams with Geocaching HQ for Treasure X; and more

August 16, 2018: Toy Sales Across Key Global Markets Grew 4 Percent in the First Half of 2018; and more

August 9, 2018: RedwoodVentures Launches Smooshy Mushy Baby Line Worldwide; Precious Moments Introduces ‘80s Pop Culture Figurines; and more

August 2, 2018: Moose Toys Debuts Disney Doorables at Vidcon; pocket.watch Debuts Ryan’s World Line Based on Ryan ToysReview; and more

July 26, 2018: The Pop Insider Shows Off Movie Must-Haves on Fox 5 San Diego; Alex Brands Sells Juratoys to Argos Wityu; and more

July 19, 2018: Nylon Resin Shortage, Toy Association Advises Companies to Consider Alternatives; HobbyTown USA to Open RadioShack Express Stores; and more

July 12, 2018: The Toy Book and The Toy Insider Host the Biggest Sweet Suite Yet; and more

June 28, 2018: Pop Insider Shows Off Jurassic World Toys on Better Connecticut; NSI International Introduces Fuzzy Wubble Pets; and more

June 21, 2018: Moose Toys Enlists Shopkins Fans to Launch Lil’ Secrets Play Set; DC Collectibles Fills February Collection with Female Lineup; and more

June 14, 2018: Jakks Pacific Launches Disney’s Fancy Nancy Line; Moose Toys Launches Scruff-a-Luvs; and more

June 7, 2018: Former Toys “R” Us Executive May Make Deal to Save the Retail Chain; Video Games Lead Global Toys and Games Industry Growth in 2017; and more

May 31, 2018: Jazwares Acquires Russ Berrie, Applause Brands; University Games Acquires The Haywire Group; and more

May 24, 2018: LIMA Study Reveals Global Revenue from Licensed Goods and Services Increased in 2017; and more

May 17, 2018: Simba-Dickie Group Acquires Corolle SAS; RedwoodVentures Expands Licensees for Smooshy Mushy Brand; and more

May 10, 2018: Toys “R” Us Liquidation and Early Easter Align, Bringing Additional Sales to Growing U.S. Toy Industry; and more

May 3, 2018: Fairfax Financial Receives Court Approval to Buy Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us Canada; and more

April 26, 2018: Smyths Toys to Acquire Toys “R” Us Central European Operations; and more

April 19, 2018: The Toy Insider Trend Experts Announce Hottest Summer Toys of 2018; and more

April 12, 2018: RedwoodVentures Appoints WildBrain for Smooshy Mushy Content Creation; and more

April 5, 2018: Toys Not Included on China Tariff List; and more

March 29, 2018: ORB Launches Soft’n Slo Squishies Web Series; and more

March 22, 2018: MGA CEO Isaac Larian and Investors Create GoFundMe Campaign to #SaveToysRUs; and more

March 15, 2018: Toys “R” Us to Liquidate Inventory and Shut Down U.S. Stores

March 8, 2018: Mattel Honors Global Role Models for International Women’s Day with 17 New Barbie Dolls; and more

March 1, 2018: Toys “R” Us UK Goes into Administration; Hasbro Named Master Global Toy Licensee For UglyDolls; and more

February 22, 2018: Toys “R” Us Reportedly to Close Another 200 Stores; and more

February 15, 2018: WowWee to Launch Fingerlings Consumer Products Program; and more

February 8, 2018: Entertainment One Names New Licensing Partners for Peppa Pig and PJ Masks in the U.S. and Canada; and more

February 1, 2018: Alpha Group Appointed Master Toy Partner for SpongeBob SquarePants; and more

January 25, 2018: Toy Sales Globally and in the U.S. Grow 1 Percent in 2017, NPD Reports; and more

January 18, 2018: Wicked Cool Toys to Unveil Pokémon Product Line at Global Toy Fairs; and more

January 11, 2018: Basic Fun! Launches CakePop Cuties Web Series and Toy Line; and more

January 4, 2018: eOne Expands Peppa Pig Licensing Program in the U.S. and Canada; and more

December 21, 2017: Jay@Play Launches Twinkle Play Tents

December 14, 2017: We Want to Share Your Pop Culture News and New Products!

December 7, 2017: eOne Adds Licensing Partners for PJ Masks

November 30, 2017: NRF, Prosper Insights & Analytics Release Thanksgiving Weekend Survey Results

November 22, 2017: Super Wings Lands on Netflix; Basic Fun! Launches Poopeez YouTube Channel; and more

November 16, 2017: Jakks Pacific, Stanley Black & Decker Extend Partnership; and more

November 9, 2017: The Toy Association Unveils 2018 TOTY Finalists; and more

November 2, 2017: The NPD Group Reports Fastest-Selling Toys Heading into the Holiday Season; and more

October 26, 2017: Toys “R” Us Receives Final Court Approval for $3.1 Billion of New Financing; and more

October 19, 2017: Alex Brands, Alpha International to Launch New Big Wheel Products; and more

October 12, 2017: Toy Industry Economic Impact in the U.S. Reaches $107.5 Billion; and more

October 5, 2017: NRF Forecasts Holiday Sales to Increase Between 3.6 and 4 Percent; and more

September 28, 2017: Toys “R” Us Rebrands with “Today we Play”; and more

September 21, 2017: The Toy Insider Predicts Toys to Top Kids’ Wish Lists with Expert 2017 Hot Holiday Toy Picks; and more

September 14, 2017: MindWare Acquires Peaceable Kingdom; and more

September 7, 2017: Toys “R” Us Explores Possible Bankruptcy Filing; and more

August 31, 2017: Toys “R” Us to Debut New Star Wars Merchandise During Force Friday II; and more

August 24, 2017: Guru Studio Names Toy State as Master Toy Partner for Netflix Series; and more

August 17, 2017: Hexbug Partners for Nitro Circus Stunt Toys; and more

August 10, 2017: Toys “R” Us Returns to Times Square with Temporary Holiday Shop; and more

August 3, 2017: Nominations Open for 2018 TOTY Awards; and more

July 27, 2017: U.S. Toy Industry Sales Up 3 Percent Mid-Year; 4.5 Percent Growth Predicted for Full-Year; and more

July 20, 2017: The Toy Insider Hosts Sweet Suite 2017; and more

July 13, 2017: JCPenney Adds Toy Shops in All Locations; and more

July 6, 2017: The Toy Insider Hosts Holiday Toy Preview at Sweet Suite Event; and more

June 29, 2017: Nintendo to Launch Super NES Classic Edition; and more

June 22, 2017: Ken Joins Barbie Fashionistas Line with 15 New Dolls; and more

June 15, 2017: Mattel Plans to Reinvent Company and Deliver Enhanced, Sustainable Growth; and more

June 8, 2017: Rubie’s Costume Co. to Launch Wonder Woman Costume Collection; and more

June 1, 2017: World of Dance, Zuru Partner to #UnleashSummer Fun; and more

May 25, 2017: Toy State, The Walt Disney Co. Partner for Marvel R/C; and more

May 18, 2017: The Bridge Direct and Tech 4 Kids Purchase Uncle Milton Assets; and more

May 11, 2017: Zuru to Manufacture and Distribute Fidget Cube; Secures Worldwide License for Nimuno Loops; and more

May 4, 2017: Spin Master Acquires Marbles, Grows Games Portfolio; and more

April 27, 2017: The Toy Insider Trend Experts Announce Hottest Summer Toys of 2017; and more

April 20, 2017: Moose Toys, Koba Entertainment Announce Shopkins Live! National Tour; and more

April 13, 2017: Disney, Lucasfilm Launch Star Wars Forces of Destiny; and more

April 6, 2017: Nearly 140 First-Time Exhibitors to Participate at ASTRA’s Marketplace; and more

March 30, 2017: Crayola Retires Iconic Crayon Color; and more

March 23, 2017: Late Easter Expected to Bring Record Spending, NRF Says; and more

 March 16, 2017: NPD Provides Insight for 2017 Holiday Season; and more

 March 9, 2017: Cra-Z-Art Enters Licensing Deal for Nickelodeon Slime; and more

March 2, 2017: Highlights from Toy Fair 2017; and more

February 23, 2017: TIA Announces Toy of the Year 2017 Winners; and more

February 16, 2017: American Girl Introduces First 18-inch Boy Doll; and more

February 9, 2017: eOne Signs New Partners for PJ Masks in U.S. & Canada; and more

February 2, 2017: Lego Group Launches Social Network for Kids; and more

January 26, 2017: U.S. Toy Industry Grows 5 Percent in 2016, NPD Reports; and more

January 19, 2017: Jazwares Expands Minecraft Line; and more

January 12, 2017: Spin Master, Rube Goldberg Partner for New Line of STEM Kits; and more

January 5, 2017: Lego Introduces Lego Boost at CES; and more

 

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