BRISTOL, PA – Wicked Cool Toys and its co-president, Jeremy Padawer, were sued by Jakks Pacific in New York Supreme Court on Sept. 24 over the licensing of Cabbage Patch Kids. More
WASHINGTON - Of the more than 157 million Americans planning to celebrate Halloween this year, the average person will spend about 4% less this year, or $74.34, on decorations, candy, cards and costumes. Total spending is expected to reach $6.9 billion. More
NEW YORK – The Toy Industry Association and LeftField Media will launch Play Fair, “a celebration of play and entertainment for all ages,” a consumer-driven, interactive event for families, collectors and media during the next years Toy Fair at the Jacob Javits Center North. More
PAWTUCKET, RI - GenerationOn and Hasbro Inc., have joined The Martin Richard Foundation to create the Martin Richard Bridge Builder campaign, which honors the 8-year-old boy who lost his life during the Boston Marathon Bombings of 2013. More
NEW YORK - The Toy Industry Foundation launched its second annual auction with Charitybuzz, an online charity auction marketplace, featuring unique experiences and exclusive items, including a meet-and-greet with Mark Cuban in Dallas and a rare Karl Lagerfeld Barbie doll from Mattel. More
MALIBU, CA – Jakks Pacific Inc. has entered a global licensing agreement with World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. to manufacture, distribute, and market a line of dress up and other consumer products based on WWE’s superstars and divas, as well as its TV series, Monday Night Raw and SmackDown. More
Toy of the Week: Little Fairy Door
Lil' Fairy Door can be placed low on the floor or in a secret place where fairies roam. $38. Lil' Fairy Door. 800.525.9521.
Toy Soldiers in the Sahara
Against the washed-out backdrop of the Western Sahara, a team of Polisario Front soldiers appears to be made of plastic. Read More.