aNb Media News, March 4, 2014

TRU Rumored to Be Laying Off 200

Toys “R” Us is rumored to be laying off 200 people at its Wayne headquarters, according to

Humongous Entertainment Brands Are Back

Tommo, Inc., a global game and entertainment company, has completed the acquisition of the Humongous Entertainment Brand and the majority of its assets, which was initially announced last summer during the Atari assets bankruptcy auction.

Humongous Entertainment was originally formed in 1992 and has sold more than 15 million games. The company’s iconic characters included Pajama Sam, Putt-Putt, and Spy Fox.

Uncle Milton Sold to KCB Management

Transom Capital Group announced the sale of Uncle Milton Industries, Inc., to KCB Management. The sale of Uncle Milton represents Transom Capital’s second successful exit within the last 12 months, according to the company.

“Uncle Milton has been a tremendous success story for Transom Capital and we’re happy to see it in the hands of its new owner, KCB Management, who will shepherd it through its next stage of growth with the current management team,” said Ken Firtel, managing director of Transom Capital.

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Top Video Views on, February 2014

The team at produces countless videos. Those videos live on,’s YouTube channel, and are shared across TTPM’s social media channels as well as the websites and social media channels of numerous toy companies. Today we are sharing the top video views for February 2014.

1 Minnie Mouse Bowtique Sing & Stroll Musical Purse from eKids – 115,823 views
2 Orbeez Luxury Spa from The Maya Group – 110,669 views
My First Disney Princess Under the Sea Surprise Ariel from Tollytots – 99,219 views
Bubble Guppies Swim-sational School from Fisher-Price – 74,381 views
Glitzi Globes Starter Kit from Moose Toys – 65,400 views
6 Gelarti Foils Activity Pack from Moose Toys – 65,201 views
Doc McStuffins Rockin’ Doc Sing-Along Boom Box from eKids – 61,226 views
8 Ever After High Secret Hearts Diary from Mattel – 56,623 views
Disney Princess Little Kingdom Ariel’s Flip n Switch Castle from Mattel – 55,143 views
10 My Little Pony Flip & Whirl Rainbow Dash from Hasbro – 52,473 views
11 Boom Boom Balloon from Spin Master – 48,793 views
12 Disney Frozen Castle & Ice Palace Playset from Mattel – 47,809 views
13 Monster High Create-A-Monster Color-Me-Creepy Design Chamber from Mattel – 44,784 views
14 Style Me Up! Sweet Key Charms from Wooky Entertainment – 44,088 views
15 Disney Princess Ariel’s 2-in-1 Royal Ship from Mattel – 42,320 views
16 Barbie Digital Makeover from Mattel – 39,286 views
17 Dora the Explorer Skate & Spin Dora & Boots from Fisher-Price – 35,446 views
18 Disney Princess Little Kingdom Princess Water Palace from Mattel – 33,581 views
19 Imaginext DC Super Friends Batcave from Fisher-Price – 29,253 views
20 Sofia the First 2-in-1 Sea Palace from Mattel – 28,354 views