Semaphore Licensing influencers Trinity and Beyond and Braille Skateboarding continue their retail offering at Target, with each creator launching a second series of their respective toy lines.
One Fun Company announced the appointment of Enchanted Moments as its independent sales representative on the east coast, focusing on the company’s Splatz Naturally Fun Hand Soap.
LA-based luxury streetwear brand Teddy Fresh unveiled the release of their Teddy Fresh x Care Bears collection inspired by the 1980s animated series.
Planeta Junior has signed an agreement with IMPS, global license holder of The Smurfs, to coordinate the brand’s licensing program in Spain, Portugal, and Central and Eastern Europe.
LaRose Industries, LLC, d/b/a Cra-Z-Art, announced the acquisition of the Arts, Crafts, Stationery (AST) business from Mattel, including the RoseArt and Rose Moon brands.
Canadian animation studio Mercury Filmworks has greenlit the development of BloopyMerps, an animated series created by three long-term employees of the company.
Donkey Hodie, a new children’s puppet series produced by Fred Rogers Productions, will premiere on PBS Kids on May 3, 2021.
French animation studio Xilam Animation has secured a wave of international broadcast deals across its Oggy and the Cockroaches franchise.
The NPD Group named Mattel’s Barbie brand the Global Top Toy Property of the Year for 2020. In addition, Hot Wheels Singles 1/64 assortment was recognized as the Global Top Selling Toy of the Year.