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Jan 17, 2017, 17:06 ET Toys"R"Us, Inc. Reports 2016 Holiday Sales Results

Toys"R"Us, Inc. today reported a same store sales decrease of 2.5% domestically and 4.9% internationally, for a consolidated 3.4% decrease for the...


Jan 17, 2017, 14:52 ET Toys"R"Us® Raises More Than $5.4 Million During 2016 Campaign To Benefit The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

Toys"R"Us® today announced that its nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, in conjunction with...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:05 ET Build-A-Bear Workshop Begins 20th Year With Gratitude, New 20th Birthday Celebration Bear And 'Parties On The 20th'

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), an interactive destination for creating personalized furry friends, is celebrating 20 years in 2017 and...


Jan 17, 2017, 09:45 ET Alliance Media Holdings Announces Release of Stern Pinball Arcade

Alliance Media Holdings Inc. (OTC-Pink: ADTR), a distributor, developer and publisher of interactive video games and gaming products, today...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:30 ET Mattel Names Margaret H. Georgiadis as Chief Executive Officer, Effective February 8, 2017

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Margaret ("Margo") H. Georgiadis has been named as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 8,...


Jan 17, 2017, 07:30 ET Large Scale Thomas & Friends™ Locomotives With DCC Sound Bring The Sounds Of Sodor To Life!

Bachmann Trains' new electric Large Scale Thomas the Tank Engine™ with DCC Sound and Percy the Small Engine with DCC Sound feature moving eyes and...


Jan 16, 2017, 08:30 ET ChizComm Ltd. Appoints Carine Sroujian as Director of Marketing and Communications

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - ChizComm Ltd. (www.chizcomm.com) is proud to announce Carine Sroujian as its new Director of Marketing and...


Jan 12, 2017, 19:30 ET VTech Welcomes UK Competition & Markets Authority's Approval of LeapFrog Acquisition

VTech Holdings Limited (HKSE: 303, VTech) welcomes the United Kingdom Competition & Markets Authority's (CMA) decision to give final and...


Jan 12, 2017, 14:22 ET Anki Defines A New Category Of Entertainment Robotics With Multiple A.I. Products Hitting Top Holiday Sales

Anki, the consumer robotics and artificial intelligence (A.I.) company, today announced that sales of Cozmo and Anki OVERDRIVE have catapulted the...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:00 ET Spin Master and Rube Goldberg Partner for Innovative Toy Line

Hilarious invention toys combine STEM learning with fun and creativity TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY), a...


Jan 10, 2017, 07:00 ET Cookies By Design And Build-A-Bear Workshop Partner To Create Deliciously Huggable Gifts

Cookies by Design, the original cookie bouquet company, has partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop to launch huggable, lovable special occasion...


Jan 09, 2017, 12:30 ET NECA Announces Action Figure And Collectibles License For 'BLADE RUNNER 2049'

Leading action figure and collectibles maker NECA announced today that it has acquired the license to BLADE RUNNER 2049, the hotly anticipated...


Jan 06, 2017, 11:53 ET Buffalo Games lands a winner with "Bottle Flip™ Challenge"

It all started with the bottle flip heard round the world. A high school senior flipped a water bottle for his school's talent show and America has...


Jan 05, 2017, 12:00 ET JYRO Electric Ride-Ons Debut at CES 2017

JYRO, a premium adult tech brand revolutionizing electric ride-ons for Millennials, will be launching globally today at the Consumer Electronics...


Jan 05, 2017, 09:45 ET UL führt neue Serviceangebote auf Spielwarenmessen weltweit ein

UL führt auf Spielwarenmessen weltweit das neue Prüfzeichen UL Toy Safety Enhanced Certification Mark sowie UL SmartInsights™ ein. UL...


Jan 05, 2017, 09:00 ET UL Debuting New Services at Global Toy Fairs

UL Consumer and Retail Services (CRS) is proud to announce the debuts of the UL Toy Safety Enhanced Certification Mark and UL SmartInsights™ at...


Jan 05, 2017, 08:35 ET SimplyFun Rings in 2017 With Two New Game Releases

SimplyFun, LLC., publisher of award-winning educational board games, announces the release of two new games, Sunshine Rescue and Amalgam, that...


Jan 04, 2017, 00:01 ET LEGO® BOOST Building and Coding Set Unveiled at CES Empowers Children to Bring Their LEGO Creations to Life

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW - Today the LEGO Group announced LEGO® BOOST, a supercharged building and coding set that lets children bring their LEGO...


Jan 03, 2017, 12:15 ET Family Video Network Partner Seven-Year-Old Gabby Gets A New Year's Surprise

Imagine the excitement a young girl would experience to see and hold a doll that looks just like her and, coincidentally, shared her name....


Dec 29, 2016, 15:30 ET GLOPO Recalls Children's Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/GLOPO-Recalls-Childrens-Scooters Recall Summary Name of Product: Joyrider three-wheeled scooters Hazard: The...


Dec 29, 2016, 12:00 ET American Girl's 2017 Girl of the Year™ Inspires Girls To Find Their Creative Voices And Speak Out To Make A Difference

American Girl is ringing in the New Year with the debut of Gabriela McBride™, the company's new 2017 Girl of the Year™! Gabriela is a true creative...


Dec 27, 2016, 12:36 ET RD&F Makes Kids Curious For Kurio

One year after Kurio announced expansion into the US, RD&F Advertising's tactful media buying strategy spurred a 4x lift in product sales. Due...


Dec 27, 2016, 06:15 ET KAPi (Kids at Play Interactive) Awards Recognize Best in Kids' Tech at CES 2017

This was the year when coding became as important a kids' skill as readin', writin' and 'rithmetic. It's the year augmented reality went mainstream...


Dec 24, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 24: Christmas Eve

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CHRISTMAS EVE Profile America — Saturday, December 24th. This is...


Dec 22, 2016, 16:54 ET Aaron's Spreads Holiday Joy With Giant Stockings Stuffed With Toys

Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home...