Toys Stay up-to-date on the world of toys and games with the latest news from designers, manufacturers, producers, suppliers and retailers. Learn about new product launches and game releases, as well as contests and educational development. This section includes releases concerning toy safety and recalls, as well as new market research and technical advances in the industry. Read about charity events and new partnerships, as well as quarterly reports and other financial and legal information.

Latest

26 May, 2017, 12:13 ET The Toy Association Urges Caution & Offers Safety Tips on Fidget Spinners

Fidget spinners are the latest must-have gadgets, but as with any object found in a child's environment, parents and caregivers should take...


25 May, 2017, 14:03 ET Toy Industry Foundation Delivers Toys to Pediatric Cancer Patients During New York Yankees "HOPE Week"

The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) delivered brand-new toys, games, and costumes this week to local pediatric cancer patients and their families...


25 May, 2017, 09:15 ET Shopkins Takes Home Award At 2017 Licensing Expo In Las Vegas

Global phenomenon Shopkins continues to dominate, winning yet another industry award at the 2017 LIMA International Licensing Awards. The brand,...


25 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Spark Imagination Wherever You Go with the Launch of Sago Mini World

This all-in-one app gives preschoolers a new way to play with the complete collection of Sago Mini games. TORONTO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -...


23 May, 2017, 14:05 ET Hobby Lobby Recalls Easter and July 4th Light-Up Spinner Toys Due to Choking and Ingestion Hazards

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Hobby-Lobby-Recalls-Easter-and-July-4th-Light-Up-Spinner-Toys Recall Summary Name of Product: Easter and...


23 May, 2017, 12:56 ET ImageFramer 4.0 adds major features for photographers and artists

WINNIPEG, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Apparent Software, the developer of applications for Mac®, launches ImageFramer 4.0, a new major version of...


23 May, 2017, 09:00 ET ThinkGeek Introduces New Mystery Box of Collectibles - ThinkGeek Capsule

ThinkGeek, the premier retailer for the global geek community, introduces the ThinkGeek Capsule, a limited edition service that delivers fun, geeky...


22 May, 2017, 08:15 ET Moose Spearheads Expansion Into Entertainment With the Release of All New Shopkins Feature

Following the outstanding success of the first Shopkins movie, Shopkins: Chef Club, the next Shopkins movie: World Vacation has been scheduled for...


22 May, 2017, 08:00 ET WildWorks nombra a EXIMTRADING S.A. representante de Animal Jam en la Argentina

WildWorks, desarrollador líder de mundos en línea y juegos gratuitos, anunció hoy la designación de EXIMTRADING S.A. como el primer agente de...


22 May, 2017, 08:00 ET WildWorks Taps EXIMTRADING S.A. To Represent Animal Jam In Argentina

WildWorks, a leading developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, today announced the appointment of EXIMTRADING S.A. as the company's first...


19 May, 2017, 22:15 ET Artsplash™ Is The Winner Of ABC's Hit Series, "The Toy Box"

After eight weeks of viewing over 35 toy inventions the kid judges have spoken, and Artsplash™ (formerly known as Liquid Art) prevailed as...


19 May, 2017, 14:10 ET TOMY International Announces New Senior Leadership Team

TOMY International, Inc., the subsidiary of TOMY Company, Ltd. responsible for North America and Latin America, announces the appointments of two...


19 May, 2017, 05:06 ET Flybar, Inc Announces Appointment of Rob Bertschy, Founder of SWURFER, as Director of Business Development

Flybar, Inc, "The Original Pogo Stick Company," the fast growing sporting toys company - is pleased to announce that Rob Bertschy, the founder of...


18 May, 2017, 08:00 ET The Jim Henson Company Selects ChizComm Ltd. to Help Expand Online Presence

Legendary Entertainment Company Brings on Partner to Further Digital and Social Media Footprint TORONTO, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/- ChizComm Ltd....


17 May, 2017, 08:30 ET The Bridge Direct and Tech 4 Kids Purchase the Assets of Uncle Milton

BOCA RATON, FL, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The new company formed by the merger of The Bridge Direct Inc and Tech 4 Kids Inc (The Company),...


16 May, 2017, 10:46 ET Hammacher Schlemmer Introduces The Your Photo Bag Toss Game

Continuing its 169-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Your Photo Bag Toss Game, an...


16 May, 2017, 08:35 ET SimplyFun Game Earns Prestigious Mensa Select Award

SimplyFun, LLC., publisher of award-winning educational board games, received its first Mensa Select Award for its newly released game, Amalgam....


15 May, 2017, 08:40 ET Share Your Blessings Donates Over 750 Beamz Interactive Music Systems to Benefit Individuals with Special Needs & Disabilities

Share Your Blessings Inc. (SYB), a non-profit organization (see www.share-your-blessings.org) with a mission to fund and support organizations and...


15 May, 2017, 08:35 ET Sometimes You Go Backward to Pay It Forward

Listening to the radio, Jerry Flipo couldn't believe what he was hearing. The inventor of the fad sweeping the nation, Fidget Spinners, wasn't...


12 May, 2017, 16:51 ET Spin Master Corp. Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Spin Master Corp. ("Spin Master") (TSX: TOY), a leading global children's entertainment company, today...


12 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Global Toys and Games Market 2017-2021: Emergence of 3D Printing / Use of Licensed Merchandise for Marketing and Branding / Growing Market for Franchise Movies and Shows - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Toys and Games Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global toys and...


11 May, 2017, 17:00 ET Spin Master Reports Strong Q1 2017 Financial Results

41% Revenue Growth Highlights Continued Execution of Growth Strategies TORONTO, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Spin Master Corp. ("Spin Master" or...


11 May, 2017, 08:45 ET Fidget Spinner Association Condemns Fidget Spinner Ban in Schools

The Fidget Spinner Association, an international advocacy organization supporting fidget spinners and the fidget spinner community, has condemned a...


10 May, 2017, 12:00 ET Safety 1st Teaches Home Safety Hacks at JPMA Baby Show

Safety 1st, a global brand of Dorel Juvenile, a segment of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), is bringing an immersive home safety learning...


10 May, 2017, 10:00 ET LEGO Systems, Inc. Announces New Interactive Experience Tour: LEGO® World Of Creativity

Kids and adults alike are in for a "bricktastic" adventure as LEGO Systems, Inc. kicks off the LEGO® World of Creativity tour. This new,...