Tag: toys


by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2018
AHH! There’s a monster under your bed! Get ready to create more animated movies with Stikbot Monsters and Stikbot Mega Monsters, new from Zing! With over 360 million views on YouTube, Stikbot continues to turn kids into creative stop-motion animation moviemakers, letting their imagination run wild. Stikbot Monsters are easy-to-pose figures, built with suction cup…


by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2018
Hasbro Continues Its Sustainability Journey and Enlists TerraCycle to Offer Recycling in Support of the Circular Economy   PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it is launching a new, industry-leading, toy and game recycling pilot program with TerraCycle, a global leader in product recycling. During the pilot program, consumers can collect and send…


by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2018
assortment of LEGO® Star Wars™ building sets inspired by the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story — all of which are on sale beginning April 13th! The lineup includes five construction sets (including new characters, minifigures, and vehicles making their first appearance in LEGO form), two buildable figures, and two BrickHeadz.   LEGO® Star Wars™…


by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2018
SHENZEN, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading international toy and consumer products company, ZURU™, launches SMASHERS™, a brand new collectable toy line that gives kids a wacky surprise with every smash. The interactive new collectable is available now at all major retailers. SMASHERS have over 100 characters with each one housed inside an iconic and innovative red SMASHBALL™. Kids…


by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2018
At a panel at Toy Fair 2018 author Blake Wright announced that he would be moving forward with two additional volumes of his successful Kickstarter book on unreleased toy lines ‘The Toys That Time Forgot.’  Now he has made the same announcement to his backers and on the TTTF Social Media channels:   Hello all!…


by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2018
(Baltimore, MD) — (January 19, 2018) — Diamond Comic Distributors proudly announces the winners of the 2017 Diamond Gem Awards, selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as a key annual award honoring sales success.   DC Entertainment took home Comic Book Publisher of the Year (Over 3% Market…


by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2017
  Last Resort Toys is back and the are working on bringing back a classic license: The Trash Bag Bunch.   The announcement was posted earlier this week on their official blog: A few months ago I started a dialogue with Mel Birnkrant (http://melbirnkrant.com) as a fan, fellow collector, and toymaker–which has led to a collaboration.  After…


by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2017
Specially Curated List Features the FAO Schwarz Holiday Shop Available Both In Stores and Online at BN.com     NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today released its top educational toys and games list for the 2017 holiday season. This year’s selection features the FAO Schwarz Holiday Shop, a…


by AFi Admin
December 12, 2017
I know it’s not the same as the ones from my youth, but there’s still something comforting knowing that @sears is publishing a #wishbook again AND there are #toys included! #christmas Follow AFi on Instagram


by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2017
Playmates Toys, the master toy licensee for DreamWorks Animation’s Voltron: Legendary Defender, which is now streaming on Netflix, has shared with us information on an exciting addition to the awesome toy line that will be hitting shelves at all major retailers in January of 2018 (or slightly sooner if you are lucky) – the Voltron…


by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2017
Do you know any builder who would love giving or receiving some awesome construction toys during the Holidays? Show our friends at Mega why your builder is most deserving and you might just win! To enter, simply post an original photo and tell them in the caption WHY they love giving/receiving construction toys during the…


by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2017
Check shopping lists off early with gifts every child can enjoy   BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Shopping season is right around the corner, and to help shoppers pick the perfect present for the little elves in their lives, Books-A-Million has released their list of Top Toys curated by the bookseller’s toy industry experts. From Elmo and Paw…


by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2017
  *** SDCC STAR WARS ITEMS SHOULD BE ARRIVING END OF AUGUST/EARLY SEPT *** NEW PRE ORDER  LISTINGS   Transformers Legends LG-EX Metroplex https://www.premiumcollectables.com.au/products/transformers-legends-lg-ex-metroflex   S.H. Figuarts Batman The Dark Knight – Batpod Exclusive https://www.premiumcollectables.com.au/products/s-h-figuarts-batman-the-dark-knight-batpod-tamashiweb-exclusive   Transformers MP-40 Targetmaster Hot Rodimus https://www.premiumcollectables.com.au/products/transformers-mp-40-targetmaster-hot-rodimus   Marvel Legends BAF LIZARD SET https://www.premiumcollectables.com.au/products/marvel-legends-baf-lizard-set   S.H. Figuarts Justice League – Wonder…


by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2017
Entertainment Earth Sales Statistics Suggest Stranger Things, Guardians of the Galaxy Merchandise May Make Inroads in 2017 SIMI VALLEY, CA, February 23, 2017 (Newswire.com) – ​​Star Wars action figures and collectibles continue to dominate the pop culture merchandise market, but some newer properties are poised to give the venerable space saga vigorous competition. That’s the trend emerging…


by Cesar Zamora
February 7, 2017
  MY LITTLE PONY AND MILK & COOKIES KIDS SPA AND SALON OFFER “MY LITTLE PONY PAMPER-ME” POP-UP SPA FEBRUARY 9-17 Little fashion fans and their parents are invited to get ready for the runway by stopping by the My Little Pony Pamper-Me Pop-up Spa at Milk & Cookies Kids Spa and Salon. This unique…


by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2017
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Pokémon Company International announced today that Pokémon has achieved record-breaking sales figures at retail in the UK throughout 2016, for its Trading Card Game (TCG) and toys from master toy partner TOMY, as reported by the NPD Group. According to figures recorded by the NPD Group Toys retail tracking service, the Pokémon property…


by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2016
Click on the image below to be taken to EE’s Black Friday sale so you can see ALL the deals!   The latest Amazing Spider-Man Marvel Legends Figures Wave 7 was just added to the Entertainment Earth website! The Amazing Spider-Man Marvel Legends Action Figures Wave 6 bring back generations of Spider-Man in an awesome…


by Daniel Pickett
November 23, 2016
Click on the image below to be taken to their landing page where ALL the deals will be live soon…   Deals will be announced on 11/25, Midnight EST. Promotion applies to new orders only (cannot be applied to existing or old orders).


by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2016
We just wanted to give everyone a quick update on what’s going on with Mythic Legions over the next couple of months. Although these are all of the currently laid out plans, all of these are subject to change, and we’ll release updates as that happens… RIGHT NOW:  We’re currently in the process of taking care of all of…


by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2016
BIG-FIGS™, Gift ‘ems®, Nintendo®, XPV® and More Top Kids’ Wish Lists     SANTA MONICA, CA – November 10, 2016 – Leading U.S. toy and consumer products manufacturer JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) brings imagination, innovation and fun to a wide assortment of its playthings this holiday season.  JAKKS’ extensive portfolio will have parents racing…