StartApp has entered a strategic partnership with Mattel to develop digital experiences for Mattel’s brands, including Barbie and Hot Wheels. Under the multi-year agreement, StartApp will become Mattels’ premier license to create digital stickers, emojis, wallpapers, GIFs, mobile app themes, avatars, memes, and related apps for a number of Mattel’s global consumer brands.
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Maddie Michalik is the managing editor at leading toy industry trade magazine The Toy Book, providing retailers, manufacturers, and licensors with information on the latest in toy news. She also manages all content for The Toy Book‘s website and weekly newsletter Toy Report, keeping retailers and manufacturers up-to-date on all news, trends, new products, and happenings within the industry. She also assists with creating digital and social content content for The Toy Insider, the leading consumer holiday gift guide and toy review and news website and The Pop Insider, a place where superfans can fuel their fandoms. As a professional toy reviewer and an industry expert, she reports on toy trends and hot products. She has been featured in various regional outlets in the U.S. and Canada. Follow her on Twitter @maddiemichalik.