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Toy Industry to Honor Three Industry Icons
NEW YORK — The Toy Association announced that it will induct Thomas Chan, founder & CEO of Playmates Toys Inc.; Thomas G. Murdough, Jr., founder of Little Tikes, Step2, and Simplay3; and the late Harry Kislevitz, founder of Colorforms Corporation, into the esteemed Toy Industry Hall of Fame. The individuals were nominated for induction and voted on by members of The Toy Association in recognition of their significant contributions to…
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Nelvana Partners with Cracker Barrel for Exclusive U.S. Retail Max & Ruby Launch
TORONTO – Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, an international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live action content, is celebrating the 40th publishing anniversary of the preschool brand, Max & Ruby, with several new licensing partnerships that will lead into 2020. Starting this fall, Nelvana has partnered with Cracker Barrel for an exclusive U.S. retail launch of Max & Ruby branded plush, apparel and sleepwear across its 650 stores. Nelvana has…