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Spin Master and Warner Bros are launching a Bakugan video game for Nintendo Switch

Spin Master, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, and WayForward have detailed the upcoming launch of Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia. a new role-playing video game that will arrive exclusively on Nintendo Switch later this year. The new video game is the latest extension of the Bakugan franchise that already spans its anime …

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Mattel and Spin Master bring new short content to HappyKids.tv

Mattel, Spin Master, and 9 Story Distribution International are the latest big name brands in children’s entertainment to join the roster of content on Future Today’s popular HappyKids.tv app. The deal will bring new short content featuring Barbie, Thomas and Friends, Hot Wheels, Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, and more to the …

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Spin Master hires consumer products veteran Heather Oster as VP global franchise development

Spin Master Entertainment has hired the consumer products veteran Heather Oster as its new VP global franchise development. The move comes just a Spin Master extends its partnership with Nickelodeon Movies to produce an upcoming feature animation based on the PAW Patrol franchise. The Hollywood consumer products veteran will work …

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Spin Master appoints Kevin Glass to its board of directors

Spin Master has  appointed the former senior executive vice president and CFO of CIBC, Kevin Glass to its Board of Directors. From 2011 to 2019, Glass was responsible for the financial strategy, oversight, reporting and planning, as well as the use of composition of the company’s balance sheet resources at …

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Spin Master updates financial outlook for 2020 following coronavirus pandemic

The global entertainment company, Spin Master – the home of brands including the popular PAW Patrol and Bakugan franchise – is to withdraw its 2020 outlook in connection to projected product sales, stating that the potential impact of the developing COVID-19 situation on the firm is as yet unquantifiable. The …

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“We have entrepreneurial spirit and passion for long-term success,” says Spin Master following Q4 dip

Spin Master has cited supply chain issues at its US distribution centre as the reason behind the fourth quarter dip seen by the global toymaker in its latest financial results. Amid reports of a loss of $17.2 million for the three months ending December 31st 2019, compared with earnings of …

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Spin Master launches new Meccano programme with UK schools

Spin Master Toys has launched a new UK schools STEM partnership for its Meccano brand with a new programme created by and to be managed by the specialist agency SUPER. Over the next 12 months, more than 100,000 Ky Stage Two pupils (seven to 11 year olds) from 700 schools …

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Spin Master launches season two of Bakugan: Armoured Alliance in the US with expanded toy lines

Spin Master has detailed the US launch of its Bakugan: Armoured Alliance, the second season of its popular anime series which is part of its global Bakugan franchise encompassing toys, a card game, and a mobile app. Produced by Spin Master Entertainment, season two of the anime adventure series launched …

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Spin Master’s COO and CIO step down in ‘senior leadership shake up’

Spin Master’s global president, chief operating officer, and board director, Ben Gadbois is stepping down from his role at the Canadian toymaker, effective immediately. He is joined by Bill Hess, executive vice president, global operations and chief information officer, in a series of leadership changes that Spin Master says is …

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Spin Master is shaking things up for Etch A Sketch’s 60th year with major new collaborations

Spin Master is shaking things up for its iconic red-framed drawing toy, Etch A Sketch in 2020, as the crafty brand celebrates its 60th anniversary with a swathe of new collaborative projects. As part of its celebrations, Etch A Sketch has teamed with a number of other big names in …

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