The Loyal Subjects (TLS) – a collectible company known for selling millions of action figures and collectibles, will expand its global toy presence at this year’s Distoy show. Building on its success in North America and having disrupted the market with its fan-coveted, playable, poseable, high quality, detailed, and affordable product lines, the US-based company promises the lineup will continue to trail-blaze the global toy industry with its original and licensed products.
The global licensing community is ready to re-convene at Licensing Expo 2022, held this May 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for its first in-person gathering since 2019. Attendees and exhibitors are eager to meet with existing and potential new partners, as indicated by the 3,000+ meetings confirmed to date on the event’s online platform. Thousands of registered guests are leveraging the online platform as a strategic tool to preemptively book meetings in advance of the in-person event before schedules fill up, guaranteeing face-to-face time with brands of interest. Register here to access the online platform and proactively plan your agenda.
Say hello to the Original Toobimals, a sensory toobed plush toy. Specialty toy retailers will be on the hunt at ASTRA’s Marketplace for the perfect products to stretch limited 4th quarter budgets while delighting young customers, and a look-see at Booth 1823 will have them not only stretching but popping, pushing, pulling and smiling.
Retailers looking for something fresh and full of delight will be sticking around Booth 1731 at ASTRA as Komarc Games unveils StickiKubes ($9.99) and Finger Topz ($14.99) plus showcases a half dozen best seller boxed toys and games. All are in stock and ready for childhood exploration. Specialty retailers have always had a keen eye for finding the perfect product for their customers. ASTRA’s Marketplace is this summer’s not-to-be-missed specialty toy show.
Falcon’s Beyond Global, LLC a trailblazing, global entertainment company that specializes in intellectual property (IP) creation and expansion, will showcase multiple proprietary technologies at the 2022 Licensing Expo, May 24-26, 2022, in Las Vegas.
Hasbro, Incorporated (NASDAQ: HAS), a global play and entertainment leader, launched an all-new campaign, Monopoly Throwback Token Vote, which gives fans across the globe a chance to bring back one of six retired iconic tokens from their childhood – Thimble, Wheelbarrow, Iron, Boot, Horse & Rider, or Money Bag. The Monopoly tokens are changing… but which will win the vote?! Beginning April 28, fans worldwide can visit www.monopolytokenvote.com to choose one Throwback Token popularized in the 1990s that they’d like to see in the next generation of the Classic Monopoly game and vote one of the current tokens out. Voting will last for three weeks and conclude with Hasbro revealing the results of the vote to determine which Throwback Token will make the cut!
Five innovation pioneers whose inventions range from cataract surgery to the modern automobile will be honored as part of the latest class of National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Inductees, including the inventor of the Super Soaker, Lonnie Johnson.