Timed to its 50th anniversary, Kids II rebrands as Kids2 and details its new e-comm and first fully-owned manufacturing facility.
Barbie is paying homage to Star Wars: A New Hope in the newly unveiled Star Wars x Barbie collection, featuring Darth Vader, Princess Leia, and R2D2.
The White House will delay the additionally planned 10% tariffs—which includes toy tariffs—until December 15.
CBS Corp. and Viacom have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than $28 billion in revenue.
The Smiley Company, master licensee for the Rubik’s Cube, announced a new mall promotion and live experience in conjunction with Majid Al Futtaim.
Konami Cross Media NY has signed with Blacklist Games (in conjunction with Kess Co.) and IDW Games for tabletop games based on the KONAMI gaming titles.
Loot Crate, the fan subscription box service, has filed for bankruptcy with plans to sell off its assets to Loot Crate Acquisition LLC and reorganize.
PlayMonster, makers of the Orangutwang skill-and-action game, has joined forces with The Orangutan Project to raise awareness for the protection and conservation of orangutans and their habitat.
Kellytoy revealed its 2019 Squishmallows Holiday Squad collection, expanding the holiday collection with gingerbread kids and nutcrackers.