Gunton joined Character Options in 2015 and has worked on many of the firm’s key brands. She is currently heading up responsibility of the Peppa Pig master toy collection.
In this newly created post, Hollis will further build Rocket and its brands' profiles at retail by developing and implementing a strategy to drive listings and retail presence.
Last year, Spin Master alleged that the magnetic transformation feature in Alpha group’s Screechers Wild toys infringed on its own patents covering its Bakugan toys.
It’s part of the message outlined by the US toy industry body in a new white paper that addresses the three main factors to have contributed to the rise in counterfeit and knock off toys sold online.
The plush specialist is spearheading a licensing programme for its 10 year old brand as it lands a new 52 episode series.
The range launched earlier this week and will be presented live via a global launch on Create and Craft TV.
The show is still open for registration for independent brick and mortar toy retailers and Toymaster members.
The Asmodee card game - in which players race to spot the only matching symbol between two cards - has grown in popularity every year since its arrival on the scene in 2011.
However, the company's CEO maintains that Build a Bear is a strong brand at retail
"We have had a shiningly good year. We believe in the High Street and the High Street is nowhere near dead."
Other games in the portfolio include the likes of Dobble, Bananagrams, Cobra Paw, Rory’s Story Cubes and Who Did It?
The announcement was made during an interview with Jo Hall, Toys R Us Asia’s chief commercial officer for Greater China and Southeast Asia during the second annual toy fair in Hong Kong.
It follows new that a child in the US was hospitalised after swallowing magnets from a toy incorrectly identified as a Magformers product
The leaders of the UK’s five leading employers’ groups including The British Chambers if Commerce and Federation of Small Businesses have said the country was nowhere near ready for March 29th.
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New PJ Masks and PAW Patrol pre-school products will be supported alongside Marvel lines with opportunities across Influencers, brand partnerships and events high on the PR agenda for 2019.
Davis will be at the show next week to promote Tenable, a board game adaptation of the ITV quiz show he hosts.
The kids' title will showcase Hasbro's brands and new collectable lines in a bi-monthly publication.
The UK's B2B toys brand is due to move publisher to the B2B specialist Datateam Media Group
The event celebrates industry leaders for their outstanding contributions in toys, licensing and entertainment in eight categories, to be recognised that evening.
Held on December 4th 2018 at last year’s winning Bar Europa, the competition featured nine participants, mixing and shaking for all they were worth.
This year’s World Rummikub Championships - held in Jerusalem this November - welcomed representatives from 32 nations from across the globe. Today, it is estimated that more than 50 million gamers play Rummikub around the world.
Exclusive news, exclusive interviews and big features make up this year’s seasonal offering of ToyNews.