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.
m4e and the geobra brandstätter Stiftung & Co. KG have signed a multi-year agreement with Playmobil on behalf of the animated children’s series, Heidi.
The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) is conducting the Retail Analytics Survey, its annual performance survey of independent toy stores to establish benchmarks on critical financial metrics. The deadline for submitting store data is April 30, 2019.
The 36th annual U.K. Toy Inventors’ Dinner honored ChiTAG founder and president Mary Couzin with its coveted International Designer and Inventor of the Toys Award (the I.D.I.O.T. Award).