Tag: Girls

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 13, 2015
DreamBigFriends7 Creators of Uglydoll Team Up with Bigshot Toyworks to Launch Dream Big Friends- a Unique Doll Line that Encourages Imaginative Play New York, NY (December 11, 2015) – Parents everywhere breath a sigh of relief as Dream Big Friends finally offers an engaging, alternative play option to both girls and boys. With the preorders for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2015
American Girl logo (PRNewsFoto/American Girl) -Innovative Programs Reflect the Creativity, Interests, and Diversity of Girls Today- MIDDLETON, Wis., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — American Girl, a premium brand for girls and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), presents four new, digital content platforms to connect, inspire, and champion girls across the globe. The original programs—Z. crew, AG Life, Short Form…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2015
DC Super Hero Girls1 A New Super Hero Universe Designed Just For Girls, Slated For Fall 2015 Mattel to Launch Company’s First Action Figures for Girls Unprecedented Initiative to Include Digital Content, TV Specials, Made-For-Videos, Publishing, Toys, Apparel and Other Products Random House Children’s Books to be Master Publishing Partner The LEGO Group to be Exclusive Construction Partner Beginning in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2014
  Fierce female action figures that embody the Elements of Courage: Bravery, Energy, Honesty, Industry, Enthusiasm, Persistence & Fear.   IAmElemental Action Figures for Girls were designed to accomplish three goals. MORE HEROINE, LESS HOOTERS First, they are intended to be a positive and fierce re-interpretation of the traditional female action figure. After scouring toy stores…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2014
ABStella4 The first Angry Birds Stella game arrives in September, with the animation series to premiere in November. Espoo, Finland — June 4th 2014 — Rovio Entertainment Ltd, the creator of Angry Birds, is excited to announce the first details about Angry Birds Stella, a whole new set of stories, characters and adventures that was teased…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2014
QMx-DCbombshells-18x24-Batgirl-1 LOS ANGELES — April 9, 2014 — Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx), a leading sci-fi and pop culture collectibles company, unveiled plans today with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, to produce a line of art prints featuring the ladies known collectively as the DC Comics Bombshells.   The DC Comics Bombshells are based off the bestselling…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 6, 2012
mattel.gif Third Global Mattel 12 Days of Play Program Spotlights the Importance of Play Through Events Reaching More Than 50,000 Children Worldwide   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Today Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT) announced the start of its third annual global Mattel 12 Days of Play program, a philanthropic series of events that bring play to children who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2012
Announces Inductees into Toy Industry Hall of Fame New York, NY | November 19, 2012– The Toy Industry Association (TIA) kicked off the holiday shopping season today by announcing the 84 finalists for the prestigious 2013 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY). Between now and January 13, 2013, toy lovers of all ages can visit…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2012
Toys1.jpg Some interesting toy facts that were forwarded to me from the author.  As we start the countdown to Toy Fair and our coverage it’s interesting to see these stats and the global impact of toys and toy sales.  Things like: Less than 4% of the world’s children live in the US while consuming 40% of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
As U.S. Poverty Rate Increases to More than 14 Million Kids in Need, Company Launches Seventh Annual Fundraising Campaign to Help the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation Provide Gifts to Unwrap on Christmas Morning   Shaquille O’Neal Puts on His Shaq-A-Claus Hat to Encourage Holiday Shoppers to Donate Toys and Cash in Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us®…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
BURSTING WITH 80 PAGES OF FUN, MUCH ANTICIPATED BOOK FEATURES THOUSANDS OF TOYS AND MORE THAN $5,600 IN SAVINGS   Even More Incredible Deals That Couldn’t Fit Into the Book to be E-mailed Throughout November The Great Big Christmas Book Goes Digital with iPad App, Facebook Preview   WAYNE, NJ – (October 28, 2010) –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2010
TOYS“R”US® INTRODUCES NEW MULTI-CHANNEL SERVICES TO PROVIDE ADDED CONVENIENCE, SAVINGS ON SHIPPING COSTS AND EXPEDITED PRODUCT DELIVERY   Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store Launches at Babies“R”Us® Stores and Designated Toys“R”Us Stores in Major U.S. Markets, Giving Customers the Ability to Browse and Choose from Thousands of Items Online For Pick Up In-Store   Whether Shopping…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2010
Bravado Partners with The Bridge Direct to Launch Exclusive New Line of Collectible Figures, Toys and Plush based on the Chart-Topping Recording Artist and Songwriter Justin Bieber New York, N.Y. (September 28, 2010) – Bravado, the world’s leading global music merchandising company, and The Bridge Direct, Inc., a global children’s consumer products sourcing and supply…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 16, 2010
Proceeds from autographed and exclusive toys and games will support children in need   New York, NY | September 16, 2010 – The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) will kick off its second annual “Birthday Bids” online charity auction on Thursday, September 23, 2010, at 3:00 pm (Eastern).  Commemorating the anniversaries of several beloved classic toys…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2010
New Girls Franchise "Monster High" is Unveiled with Key Partnerships across Multiple Categories including Apparel & Accessories, Publishing, Live-Action Entertainment and More LAS VEGAS, Jun 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today at the 2010 Licensing International Show, Mattel, Inc., the world’s leading toy company, unveils its multi-category line-up of best-in-class partners with new apparel and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2010
Monster High(TM) Launches with Rich Content and Strategic Partnerships Reaching Tween and Teen Girls in Key Consumer Products Categories EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jun 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — For the first time in company history, Mattel will roll out a new intellectual property, Monster High(TM), across a number of diverse consumer products categories simultaneously at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2010
In response to customer demand, Toys“R”Us today announced that its successful in-store layaway program – offering customers the opportunity to make small payments over an extended period of time – will now be available on items such as bikes, ride-ons, swing sets, trampolines, water slides, basketball systems and more in time for summer fun. Layaway…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2009
Global Licensing Leader Announces Unparalleled Category Alliances With Jonathan Adler, Creative Design International, Buster Brown & Co. and More LAS VEGAS, Jun 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today at the 2009 Licensing International Show, Mattel, the world’s leading toy company, reveals its portfolio of best-in-class partners with new entertainment alliances, home décor offerings, products that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2009
Company Will Operate Legendary FAO Schwarz Stores As a Distinctive Business and Purveyor of Extraordinary Toys WAYNE, NJ (May 28, 2009) — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today announced it has acquired FAO Schwarz, one of the most iconic children’s retailers in the world and a brand synonymous with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2009
  -Polls open for excited fans to vote on proposals for expansion of LEGO CITY in 2010-   LEGO CITY (April 2, 2009) – Architects and planners of LEGO CITY are at odds over which section of the booming metropolis should be developed next.  After a Town Hall meeting was held on April 1, fraught…

 

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