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Jun 09, 2016, 08:35 ET For This Father/Daughter Team, Talking About Death & Dying Is Just a Game

 It's a radical idea: Turning a serious discussion about death and dying into a card game. But father & daughter Jim and Jess Erskine of...


Jun 08, 2016, 18:01 ET Spin Master México se expande con nuevas oficinas corporativas y contrataciones de talento senior

Spin Master Corp. ("Spin Master" o la "Compañía") (TSX: TOY), una compañía líder internacional en entretenimiento...


Jun 08, 2016, 15:00 ET Inside All Of Us Is A Celebrity Struggling To Be Recognized

 Auditions. Call backs. Co-stars. We are all super-stars on the inside, but how do we get discovered? Ditch the job waiting tables because the...


Jun 08, 2016, 13:59 ET Ovation Brands® Partners With PlayMonster™ To Bring Kid-Friendly Competition To Family Night, Starting June 16

 The Ovation Brands® portfolio of restaurants- Old Country Buffet®, Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Country Buffet®-...


Jun 08, 2016, 00:01 ET LeapFrog Introduces New Early Development and Preschool Toys that Foster 21st Century Learning Skills

 LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., the leader in innovative developmental solutions for children, today announced three new toys that introduce 21st...


Jun 07, 2016, 11:55 ET Air Hogs Connect: Mission Drone Named 'Best Game or Toy' at 2016 Augmented World Expo Auggie Awards

 Spin Master Corp., ("Spin Master") (TSX: TOY) – a leading global entertainment company – today announced that its Air...


Jun 06, 2016, 11:03 ET LEGO® Store: Flatiron District Announces In-Store Birthday Party Program Availability

LEGO Brand Retail, Inc. today announced a new in-store LEGO® brick-themed birthday party experience for children ages 5-14, exclusively...


Jun 04, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for June 4: Patently Precocious

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PATENTLY PRECOCIOUS Profile America — Saturday, June 4th....


Jun 02, 2016, 13:00 ET Loot Crate Closes $18.5M Series A Funding Round Led by Upfront Ventures

 Loot Crate, the leading fan-based commerce and community platform announced its $18.5 million Series A funding round today. The funding round...


Jun 02, 2016, 11:11 ET LaRose Industries Recalls Cra-Z-Jewelz Ultimate Gem Jewelry Machine Due to Violation of Lead Standard

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/LaRose-Industries-Recalls-Cra-Z-Jewelz-Ultimate-Gem-Jewelry-Machine/ Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Jun 01, 2016, 12:30 ET Traxxas Recalls X-Maxx Monster Trucks and Electronic Speed Controls Due to Fire Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Traxxas-Recalls-X-Maxx-Monster-Trucks-and-Electronic-Speed-Controls/ Recall Summary Name of Product: X-Maxx...


Jun 01, 2016, 08:30 ET Jazwares to Launch RWBY at Hot Topic

Merchandise Based on the Hit Animated Series, Including Apparel, Accessories, Toys and more, to be Featured in Branded Anime Section at Hot...


May 25, 2016, 07:17 ET "Socialism" parodies classic board game Monopoly, satirizes Hillary Clinton

What would America look like under Socialism? Startup Company, Diogenes Games says they don't know, but developed a satirical version of Monopoly...


May 23, 2016, 10:44 ET Lance Wills Joins Toys"R"Us, Inc. As Company's First Executive Vice President, Global Chief Technology Officer

 Toys"R"Us, Inc., the world's leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today announced that Lance Wills will join the company as...


May 23, 2016, 09:56 ET LEGO Systems Announces The Quest2NINJAGO(TM) Wu-Cru Team Challenge Summer Touring Competition

 LEGO Systems, Inc. today announced The Quest2NINJAGO™ Wu-Cru Team Challenge, a traveling interactive competition visiting seven cities...


May 23, 2016, 08:40 ET Master Puzzle-Cutter Infuses Corporate Gift Industry Through Hand-Cut Wooden Business Card and Corporate Logo Puzzles

 Vermont Woodshop, a creative custom woodworking company, has launched a corporate gift line that emphasizes personalized and exclusive company...


May 20, 2016, 11:36 ET Crayola Launches Imaginables, Allowing Kids To Bring Their Artwork To Life Through Customized Plush Toys

 This week, Crayola, the iconic brand that has been inspiring children's creativity for more than a century, launched Imaginables, a new...


May 20, 2016, 09:02 ET VTech® Receives 19 Coveted Industry Awards Honoring New Spring Toys

Today VTech® announced toys from its Baby, Infant and Preschool, Go! Go! Smart and Baby Amaze® product lines won numerous awards from...


May 19, 2016, 13:00 ET Toys"R"Us, Inc. Appoints Andre Javes President, Asia Pacific

Toys"R"Us, Inc., the world's leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today announced the appointment of Andre Javes as President,...


May 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Spotlight on Character and Entertainment Brands at Licensing Expo 2016

 Top character and entertainment brands from all facets of media including film, television, online, music and gaming will meet once again in...


May 19, 2016, 08:07 ET How One Plate is Helping Picky Eaters and Changing Lives

Can one plate really change someone's life? For the Anderson family in Kirkland, Washington, and the Roche family in Seattle, Washington, it...


May 19, 2016, 06:00 ET In Honor of National Scooter Day, Micro Kickboard Is Giving Away 1,000 Helmets!

 Micro-Mobility is the maker of the brightly colored Swiss-designed scooters that are seen everywhere around the world. The U.S. distributor of...


May 17, 2016, 11:27 ET The Genius of Play Launches New Campaign: It's More Than Play in 2016

 The Genius of Play, the toy industry's research-backed initiative to bring more play into kids' lives, today announced its new theme, "It's...


May 17, 2016, 09:30 ET The Mom's Choice Awards Names VELCRO® Blocks™ Construction Sets Among The Best In Family-Friendly Products (Or Service)

 Velcro Companies  is honored to announce that VELCRO® Blocks™ construction sets have earned the prestigious Mom's Choice...


May 17, 2016, 09:28 ET Alpha Group Acquires Baby Trend Inc.

CANTON, China, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - The Alpha Group Co. Ltd. (www.gdalpha.com), parent company of Alpha Animation and Culture Co., Ltd., is...