The Daily News, Thursday, February 25, 2021

News from Retail, Marketing & the World of Kids:

THE TOY ASSOCIATION SCHEDULES A MIX OF DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL EVENTS FOR THIS YEAR

Toys Had a Banner Year in 2020. Here Are 3 Lessons for Retailers

‘Toy Fair will showcase India as a manufacturing and sourcing hub’

Five toy trends to watch out for this year

How Good Will 2021 Be? Retail Group Predicts Record Sales, Strongest Growth Since 2004

Walmart’s Bid To Go From Supercenter To Super App

Amazon Prime Video on Roku: How to get it and start watching now

State of the Industry Q&A 2021: Mastermind Toys • The Toy Book

YouTube to launch parental control features for families with tweens and teens


News from ChizComm Clients (Earned PR):


Premium Bandai Unveils Three-Pack DIGIMON PENDULUM Z II Bundle

19 Childhood Things Millennials Will Never Shut Up About, ‘Cause It Makes Them Happy

Dragon Ball Super Dragon Stars Series 18 Review!

Kidskintha – Neopets Announces Artist Partnership Program and New Merchandise

Sammaggs – 💾✨NEOPETS HAS MERCH✨💾

Sammaggs – My fave site in the world has new goodies – apparel, pins, jewelry, the Shop Wizard could never. FIRE LIKE A FAERIE TBH!!!!!!!

Perot Museum Invites Visitors To Engineers Week

Nickandsienna  – My 5 Year Old Tries Candy From The 90’s

poohslifeblog_ – Ready, set, Gloooooow🏎💨💨

sistersurprize – The girls will be unboxing these new series 2 Raveltales LIVE and taking over @raveltales Instagram in just about 2 hours!!! Ahhh!!!!!

Kidzstation – Ravel Tales Unboxing

ProZD – Board Game Reviews Ep #115​: RUMMIKUB

a geek daddy – STAR TRECK TRIDIMENSIONAL CHESS SET

The Review Spot – Super Impulse Topps Wacky Packages Series 2 Blind Bags | Unboxing!

TTPM Toy Reviews – Furpinator from Super Impulse | Game Review

bella_and_hammy_dreams – We received a wacky takeout bag i wonder whats inside

Evies Toy House – Wacky Packages Minis Puny Products Series 2

Loveminitoys – Best Takeout Ever! But who ate the second Series 2


News from Toy Companies:

Barbie’s pandemic sales boom followed yearslong revamp at Mattel

Transformers Transmutate Returns With Special Figure From Hasbro

Spin Master Bolsters Leadership Team | licenseglobal.com

JAKKS Pacific backs its Disney slate to lift toy sales following Q4 and full year 2020 declines

The next LEGO x Adidas collection is based on DOTS and NINJAGO

Hamilton Funko Pop Figures Make Every Room The One Where It Happens

State of the Industry Q&A 2021: Moose Toys • The Toy Book

Playmobil marks 30th anniversary of Playmobil 1.2.3 with extended range and parent-focused messaging

Bandai UK unveils latest CoComelon toy range as the pre-school IP tops NPD charts for January



News from Entertainment, Gaming and Licensing:

Netflix and Disney Plus Are Taking Different Tracks in Asia-Pacific (Report)

Why Star Is Disney’s Next Big Salvo in Its Streaming War With Netflix

Pixar reveals new look at ‘Luca’ with a sun-kissed poster

‘Jade Armor’ Heads to Cartoon Network and HBO Max in early 2022.

Nickelodeon says Bring Your Kids to Upfronts

IS THIS THE END OF THE MASTER TOY LICENSEE?

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