The Chicago Toy & Game Group revealed the final nominees for the 12th Annual Toy & Game Innovation Awards (TAGIEs). The TAGIEs are voted on by industry experts, retailers and consumers to honor the top toy and game innovators and inventors from around the world. Fans can visit CHITAG.com to vote for nominees in each of the seven categories. Voting is open now through October 30.
Tru Kids Brands, parent of the Toys“R”Us® brand, and Candytopia, the candy-coated experiential adventure that has drawn crowds nationwide, announced today they have joined forces to create an all-new innovative play experience called The Toys“R”Us Adventure.
CHITAG’s Mary Couzin chats with the President of American Classic Toy, Inc. Jay Horowitz and discusses his family’s deep history in the toy business.
Sandrine de Rasped has joined MGA Entertainment and will transition from her prior role as Senior Vice President at Level-5 abby Hong Kong to her new role at MGAE immediately.
Say hello to The Welcome Wagon: A Cubby Hill Tale—Hasbro’s latest addition in their vast collection of story lead brands. Partnering with Abram’s Children’s books for the launch on March 3, 2020 Hasbro plans to roll out the release of additional entertainment and product categories in the future.
Hosted by Western Toy & Hobby Representatives Association (WTHRA), plans for the 59th annual ToyFest West, are well underway. The event will be taking place at Las Vegas’ South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa, March 8-10, 2020.
TTPM, aNb Media’s consumer-facing product review site, announced its Most Wanted Toy List for holiday 2019, at its annual TTPM 2019 Holiday Showcase in New York today. Announced during a press conference for members of the media, analysts, social influencers and bloggers, the TTPM editorial team revealed its picks of predicted must-have toys heading into the upcoming holiday season.
Universal, the LEGO Group and CITV launched the new animated mini-series, LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar. Ahead of the premiere, LEGO globally launched four building sets inspired by the series.
A new deal brings together will bring together Crunchyroll’s global platform serving anime fans in more than 200 countries and territories with VIZ Media Europe Group’s EMEA-wide network of partners, distributors, and licensees.