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).