ASTRA announced former Kickstarter CEO and co-founder Yancey Strickler will headline ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy 2019.
Factory Entertainment will unveil KUZOS, its brand new line of diecast mini pop culture collectibles, at Toy Fair New York.
King Features Syndicate, a unit of Hearst, expands its global licensing reach this year with new partnerships and renewals, and is actively looking for new IP to further drive its growth.
Debuting this year, ZAG America’s new animated series Power Players has secured Cartoon Network for broadcast and Playmates Toys as its toy partner.
Cra-Z-Art marks its first foray into the games aisle with the skill-and-action game, Flying Pigs.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Discovery officially launched their previously announced joint venture, redknot. The announcement coincides with the greenlight of two new animated series and the addition of Patricia Burns as the company’s executive manager and supervising producer.
Toys ‘R’ Us resurfaces as Tru Kids Brands, with new leadership and a new retail strategy that will include an omnichannel approach and smaller retail footprint.
Cyber Group Studios and Outright Games unveiled first video game inspired by Gigantosaurus, the new animated series.
The NPD Group will be the first third-party data provider to deliver regular data feeds to the U.S. Census Bureau’s monthly retail programs.