The Chicago Toy & Game Group (CHITAG) announces that it will acquire and assume ongoing publication of toy industry news standard bearer, the Bloom Report. The transition will occur on May 30 upon the retirement of Phil Bloom, who founded and published the report for more than 20 years alongside a long career with Toys ‘R Us.
Cookbook Media, formed by industry executives Claudia Scott-Hansen and Rob Bencal, has signed Thailand’s T&B Media Global and Island of Misfits “IoM” Media Ventures Inc. in Canada.
WildBrain CPLG’s representation of confectionary brands Chupa Chups and Mentos was renewed, while Smint was added to the partnership.
Cartoon Network and Boomerang are preparing to serve up animated children’s series Cupcake and Dino to audiences in Australia and New Zealand.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has launched a new collection of toys, apparel, home goods, pet products and even Scooby Snacks, inspired by the upcoming animated feature film SCOOB!