Beau James, a 40-year veteran of the toy industry, has died. He received the 2019 ASTRA Lifetime Achievement Award shortly before his passing.
The Ethical Toy Program and Save the Children partner to broaden well-being programs that support migrant parent workers.
Play Your Part, a nationwide philanthropic event series hosted by The Toy Foundation (TTF), made its way to South Florida. As a result, on April 8, 250 children in need received brand-new toys and games.
LEGO Education’s SPIKE Prime brings together LEGO bricks with a programmable multi-port hub, sensors, and motors all powered by the SPIKE app based on the Scratch coding language.
A United States District Court has upheld and entered its jury verdict against Telebrands and subsidiary Bulbhead.com LLC, and more than doubled the damage award in the infringement lawsuit of Zuru’s Bunch O Balloons. Retailers were also held responsible.
CLPG signed Posh Paws to develop plush for children’s CGI-animated comedy Sunny Bunnies across EMEA (excluding France).
Surge Licensing has named the Good Smile Companyas the U.S. master toy and apparel partner for Thimblestump Hollow, with product launching at WonderCon (March 29–31) in Anaheim.