Tag Archives: Hasbro

Stateside | The Toy Association celebrates 105th anniversary this week

The North American toy industry organisation, the Toy Association is celebrating its 105th anniversary today, June 9th, 2021, marking over a century of working with government, consumers, and its members to raise awareness of the importance of toys and play. Established in 1916, the Association has been at the forefront …

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Hasbro, Mattel, and Funko join Warner Bros’ Space Jam: A New Legacy toy line-up

Hasbro, Mattel, and Upper Deck have joined am all-star line up of licensing partners for Warner Bros. upcoming theatrical release of Space Jam: A New Legacy, with plans for toys, collectables, and games to roll out all year long. The global toy and entertainment companies join master toy partner Moose …

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TOMY revs up new Ricky Zoom toys as the CGI series makes second season debut in the UK

TOMY is preparing to launch its follow up master range of Ricky Zoom toys this year, as the popular preschool series revs itself up for its second season debut here in the UK. First launched in July 2020 during what has been a challenging period for retail, Ricky Zoom toys …

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Hasbro reveals first details of Monopoly: Lifesized, a gameplay attraction coming to London this summer

Hasbro and Gamepath – a new division of Selladoor Worldwide – have released the first details of the Monopoly Lifesized experience – a new gameplay attraction due to open in London on August 14th this year. The attraction will bring together the best of the iconic board game with escape …

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The Spring/Summer issue of ToyNews is ready to read online now

The ToyNews Spring/Summer issue it available to read online, on your smartphone, iPad, or desktop now, featuring exclusive interviews, features, insight, market data, and more – all at your fingertips. In this issue of ToyNews, we kick proceedings off with an exclusive chat with Exploding Kittens’ Joeri Hoste about the …

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Fanattik partners with Hasbro to launch Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons gifts and collectables

The pop culture gifting specialist, Fanattik, has signed a new partnership with Hasbro for its popular Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons franchises. The team will work with the brands to develop pop culture focused gifts and collectables including money boxes, clocks, gifts, and more. Both Magic: The Gathering …

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Hasbro achieves “very good first quarter” for consumer products and gaming as revenues increase to $1.1bn

Hasbro has seen its first quarter 2021 revenues increase by one per cent year on year to $1.11 billion, citing revenue growth across its consumer products as well as its Wizards of the Coast and Digital Gaming arms. Chairman and CEO, Brian Goldner has declared it “a very good quarter” …

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Hasbro partners with Star Editions to launch online Personalised Monopoly shop

Hasbro has struck up a new partnership with the personalised giftware specialist, Star Editions, to launch a new online shop for the family gaming brand, Monopoly. The new site has now launched to feature an extensive range of customisable, Monopoly-themed products. Star Editions has created a bespoke, online shopping destination …

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Hasbro has partnered with Robosen to launch the world’s most advanced consumer robot under the Transformers franchise

Hasbro has partnered with one of the leading companies in the field of robotics to launch the world’s most advanced and programmable robots to the market through the Transformers franchise. Its partnership with Robosen Robotics has witnessed the creation of Transformers Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Advanced Robot – a collector’s …

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Industry stalwart Dave Howard set to retire after 34 years with the UK toy trade

Industry stalwart, Dave Howard, the current sales director for TOMY and Drumond Park Games, is set to retire on April 30th this year, following 34 years of service in the UK toy industry. Starting his toy career at Hasbro, Howard was with the company for 12 years before joining Character …

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