“We endeavour to make each gram of plastic earn its right to exist”: Designers talk eco-friendly toys

With shoppers becoming more environmentally conscious and the industry boasting the potential to become more eco-friendly, we asked toy and game creators what the design community can do to help make the toy space greener.

Spin Master’s Amy Pruzansky wins Inventor/Creator accolade at Wonder Women Awards

The event, held during New York Toy Fair, celebrates the brightest women in the toy, licensing and entertainment industries.

LEGO Hidden Side to “break the mould” of AR play experiences

“We’re creating a new type of play where the physical world actually influences the AR layer, instead of the other way around,” said LEGO’s Tom Donaldson.

MGA scoops Toy of the Year award for L.O.L Surprise

“A sold-out TOTY Awards gala underscores the health and vitality of the toy manufacturing and retail community as we focus on building successes in year ahead together,” said Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of The Toy Association.

Funko acquires board game design studio Forrest-Pruzan Creative

“The games category is another avenue to deliver pop culture to our ever-growing fan base,” said Funko president Andrew Perlmutter.

Ethical toy sourcing gathers pace in 2019

Against a backdrop of new regulation, evolving consumer expectations, and global sustainability initiatives, Mark Robertson, SVP at the Ethical Toy Program, explains why now is the time to embrace ethical manufacturing.

Blockbuster’s back! Big Potato’s Tristan Hyatt-Williams on resurrecting the video rental store for its latest party game

We caught up with Big Potato’s Tristan Hyatt-Williams to find out why people are excited about the return of Blockbuster (even if only in party game form).

Emma May talks Kickstarter, creativity and what’s next for her card game series, Quirk!

We caught up with May to learn more about her journey to date with Quirk!, and how an online hub for the game is in the pipeline.

Hasbro, Novalia and Collabsco to talk innovation at US Toy Fair’s Creative Factor

This session will shine a spotlight on how emerging tech is set to shape the toys and games of the future and look at how it’s already changing the ways in which kids (and big kids) play.

Toys R Us eyes return via new company, Tru Kids Brands

“We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to write the next chapter of Toys R Us by launching a newly imagined omni channel retail experience for our beloved brands here in the US,” said Tru Kids’ Richard Barry

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