Licensing International hired Maria Ungaro as vice-president, member engagement, effective immediately.
Beginning in 2020, Hasbro plans to begin phasing out plastic from new product packaging, including plastic elements like polybags, elastic bands, shrink wrap, window sheets and blister packs.
Kellytoy will transition its collectible plush brand, Squishmallows, into a licensed character brand with the help of Evolution USA.
Asmodee Canada has acquired Ontario-based Lion Rampant Imports, bringing together two leaders in tabletop gaming to offer better service to Canadian retailers.
On the heels of the Pokémon World Championships, Wicked Cool Toys announced the launch of the all-new interactive My Partner Pikachu.
The all-new Masters of the Universe: Revelation series, created by Kevin Smith and based on Mattel’s popular 80s toy line was announced.
ZURU, along with its wholly owned subsidiaries Creative Impact, filed a complaint against MGA Entertainment, challenging MGA’s assertion of “nonexistent copyright, trademark…”
BuzzFeed’s Ben Kaufman is stepping down as CMO, in order to prioritize scaling CAMP Stores, which is set to open five new locations across the U.S.