|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?