Elenco, the creators of the award-winning Snap Circuits line of educational circuit-building toys announces a year filled with celebrations in honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the company as well as the 20th anniversary of Snap Circuits.
The Insights Family, the global leader in kids, parents and family research, launches its annual Industry Voice Survey to identify industry professionals’ perceptions of the industry, how it is evolving, and some of the biggest challenges and opportunities that company’s collectively face. Following the survey, the company’s in-house market experts produce a report which investigates the confidence levels of industry professionals, as well as their thoughts and opinions on the current market, in order to facilitate a wider conversation in the industry.
Kidrobot has debuted its first Disney Vinyl Art Figures in collaboration with the entertainment icon. These new takes on classic Disney characters expand the scope of its existing Disney collection to the art vinyl medium, and are the first in a continuing creative line. The three Kidrobot Disney figures are currently available for pre-order on Kidrobot.com for an estimated Q4 2022 estimated delivery.
With each New Year comes the conversation of how to improve on your diet. It’s never fun, but it always takes place. Plush toy maker and lifestyle gift creator, Douglas Company, has decided to up the fun factor when it comes to a new year of food with their newest Foodie Macaroon introductions for 2022!
Just Play, a leading global consumer products company behind several best-selling toy lines including Blue’s Clues & You!, CoComelon, Disney Doorables, and Slinky, has announced the launch of a new Entertainment & Gaming division focused on the creation of new and original IP through content and gaming. Stone Newman has been appointed as the company’s inaugural Chief Content Officer.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced today that Susan Brandt, an entertainment industry veteran who has been leading the company for more than two decades, has been promoted to president and CEO. Brandt, who was previously president of the company, will continue to lead the charge around the beloved entertainment property and oversee the worldwide operations.
Popeye the Sailorman and video game developer Rovio Entertainment has announced a partnership for an all-new, co-branded Angry Birds Friends x Popeye tournament in support of ocean clean-up organization, The SeaCleaners. Running from January 31 to February 6, the tournament contains 24 Popeye-themed levels of competition alongside in-game ocean conservation messaging from The SeaCleaners.
Award-winning toymaker ZURU has collaborated with Disney to miniaturize some of the most beloved Disney products, in 5 Surprise Mini Brands: Disney Store Edition. Perfect replicas of favorite toys from Marvel, Lucasfilm, Disney Princess, Mickey & Friends, and Pixar offered exclusively by Disney will debut in miniature form, down to the barcode, in the latest capsule collection of ZURU’s wildly popular, highly sought-after Mini Brands portfolio.
Pocket.watch, the premiere kids and family entertainment company that creates global franchises from the YouTube stars and characters loved by Generation Alpha, today announced the appointment of Manuel Torres Port as Global Head of Consumer Products, effective immediately.