- Walmart flexes e-commerce muscles, tests out free delivery service (Fortune)
- Whose ears are they anyway? Disney, Deadmau5 settle dispute over mouse head logo (The Guardian)
- Lego searches for a more sustainable material for its bricks (NBC News)
- Why Inside Out’s Pete Docter may be Pixar’s most reliable director (Wired)
Licensing maven Al Ovadia has come out of semi-retirement to head up LABS (Los Angeles-Beijing Studios), a new company that’s on a mission to better integrate the North American and Chinese film markets.
- How Mattel is adding joy to the toy-making process (Los Angeles Times)
- What will the TV landscape look like in 10 years? (Wall Street Journal)
- While it didn’t pass Jurassic World, Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out has a record-breaking weekend at the box office (Forbes)
- Google Play’s push for younger audiences (CNET)
- A Tesla Model S you can put in your pocket, courtesy of Mattel (Bloomberg)
- With its new virtualized system, Disney/ABC Television Group could offer channels available for a few hours/days or around a specific event (Multichannel)
- Can active videogaming be as beneficial for kids as playing outside? (TechCrunch)
- The little red-haired girl at the center of the new Peanuts Movie (Mashable)
Toronto, Canada-based Nelvana Enterprises co-head Andrew Kerr discusses securing the EMEA consumer products rights to Shopkins and worldwide licensing plans for Zhu Zhu Pets.