DC Entertainment chief Diane Nelson, also president and CCO of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, will expand her purview to become the new head of Warner Bros. Consumer Products with current WBCP president Brad Globe set to step down next spring.
In celebration of the global retail launch of products from the highly anticipated film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney Store locations will open for midnight madness on Friday, September 4 (Force Friday), and 14 live toy unboxing events will unfold around the world.
It looks like Hasbro is joining the crowdfunding fun, as the toyco is turning to the power of crowdfunding platform Indiegogo in order to find its next physical party-themed game.
During its peak, the Angry Birds creator was pulling in revenues upwards of US$200 million. Now, with rapid internal growth belying consumer demand, the Finnish company will lay off 260 employees in a corporate restructuring.
The girl-skewing interactive toy market is making room for Flipsies, VTech’s new line of collectible dolls that are designed to encourage both online and offline play.