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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...


May 17, 2016, 07:30 ET Hot Wheels Commemorates The 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500

Today, Hot Wheels® unveiled its take on the Indy 500 Championship Trophy. The custom trophy will be unveiled by Ryan Hunter-Reay at the...


May 17, 2016, 06:00 ET Barbie Wins Webby Award

 Barbie® is honored to receive the People's Voice award in the Online Commercial category of the 20th Annual Webby Awards for the brand's...


May 17, 2016, 05:50 ET VTech Announces FY2016 Annual Results

- Group revenue decreased by 1.2% to US$1,856.5 million - Profit attributable to shareholders of the Company decreased by 8.4% to...


May 16, 2016, 10:30 ET 2nd District Court Of Appeal Denies Mattel's Petition - MGA's $1 Billion Trade Secret Theft Case Against Mattel Will Continue

Last Thursday, May 12th, the California 2nd District Court of Appeal, Honorable Justices Bigelow, Rubin and Flier presiding, unanimously rejected...


May 12, 2016, 15:25 ET Spin Master Corp. Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Spin Master Corp. ("Spin Master") (TSX: TOY), a leading global children's entertainment company, today...


May 11, 2016, 17:00 ET Spin Master Reports Robust Q1 2016 Financial Results

Adjusted EBITDA more than doubles on 52% revenue increase TORONTO, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Spin Master Corp. ("Spin Master" or the...


May 09, 2016, 11:47 ET Springfree Trampoline Jumps into Outdoor Interactive Digital Gaming with tgoma

 Springfree Trampoline and new outdoor digital gaming company tgoma announced today the debut of the first outdoor interactive digital gaming...


May 05, 2016, 08:40 ET Trump-Spoofing Card Game Is a Big Deal

 The wild 2016 presidential campaign has inspired a new card game that captures the colorful personality of the haystack-haired GOP...


May 04, 2016, 11:56 ET Toy Industry Association (TIA) Elects New Leadership at Annual General Meeting

The Toy Industry Association (TIA) announced the election of eight new members to the TIA Board of Directors for two-year terms of office expiring...


May 04, 2016, 11:15 ET Chinese UAV Developer FLYPRO Showcases New Intelligent Drone XEagle at World's Largest UAV Exhibition AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016

AUVSI is hosting the 2016 edition of its annual XPONENTIAL from May 2 to May 5, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. As the world's largest professional...


May 04, 2016, 08:00 ET May the 4th Be With You at Entertainment Earth

 May the 4th, or "Star Wars Day," is arriving with an intergalactic bang at Entertainment Earth, the 20-year-old company where Star Wars...


May 02, 2016, 09:19 ET Barbie® Launches Misty Copeland Doll

 Today Barbie® is honoring Misty Copeland by unveiling a doll in her likeness to continue to show girls they can be...


May 02, 2016, 08:07 ET Moose Toys Continues Massive Growth in 2016

 Moose Toys, the fastest-growing toy company in the U.S. in 2015, followed its banner year with impressive growth in 2016. Boosted by sales of...


May 02, 2016, 08:01 ET 'Adaptoys' Changes the Game for People Living with Paralysis

 The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people living with paralysis, has...