Snowtap enters puzzle space with Gibsons
“We are thrilled that so many people have enjoyed Snowtap’s illustrations and even more excited that our work is now attracting high-quality licensing partners across a diverse range of categories,” said Gracie Tapner and Susy Snow, founders of Snowtap.
Spin Master to acquire Hexbug from Innovation First
“With this acquisition, Spin Master will combine it’s innovation, global reach and diverse portfolio with Hexbug’s innovative excellence to surprise and inspire kids in new ways,” said Anton Rabie, Spin Master’s Co-Founder.
WildBrain CPLG to extend PLAYMOBIL into publishing, experiences and consumer products
“We see significant potential to expand the brand’s presence and profile beyond the core toy range,” said Maarten Weck, EVP & Managing Director at WildBrain CPLG.
YuMe Toys launches Disney 100 Surprise Capsules
“Our product development team have done a fantastic job at encapsulating Disney’s 100 years of wonder through this collection that’s simply stunning to play with and display,” said Ken Goodisson, Commercial Director, EMEA at YuMe Toys.
Mattel debuts Disney Princess and Frozen collections
The ranges include reveal innovations, castles, dolls, vehicles and hair play.
Tom Karen, OBE – designer of the Chopper bike and Marble Run – has died.
Prolific designer Tom Karen – creator of the Chopper bike and Marble Run – has died, aged 96.
“With Dog-E, we are reimagining robot dogs,” says WowWee
Dog-E boasts life-like movements, audio sensors to hear sounds, touch sensors on its head, nose and sides of its body and a tail that displays icons and messages to communicate.
LEGO to open state-of-the-art Innovation Campus in 2027
The Innovation Campus in Billund will provide a home for thousands of LEGO employees working within marketing and product development roles.
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