U.K.-based PR agency Playtime has rebranded its newly expanded collective of global PR companies as “The Play Group.” Partnering with specialists in the U.S., Germany, Italy, and Spain, Playtime’s strategic move ensures its clients have access to PR specialists in even more territories.
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. named Kristen Gray as president of its New York-based division, Konami Cross Media NY Inc.
Jazwares unveiled a new toy line inspired by Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends animated series on on Disney Junior and Disney+.
Grogu — a.k.a. “Baby Yoda” from The Mandalorian on Disney+ — will make his Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade debut as a Funko Pop! inspired balloon.
The MGM consumer products division unveiled new merchandise for Candyman, which recently hit $50 million ticket sales worldwide.
WildBrain is bringing back Strawberry Shortcake for today’s kids with a new animated series, Berry in the Big City, and franchise program.
Folktellers Universe and Scribe Publishing Company entered into a publishing agreement for the release of the first three books in Josef Bastion’s young adult fantasy book series, Excerpts from an Unknown Guidebook.
Pan Am appointed Firefly Brand Management as its North American licensing agent to develop a consumer products program across all key categories.
The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) appointed a slate of new board members who will serve through 2024.