All three seasons of Platinum Films’ Matt Hatter Chronicles have been snapped up by Cartoon Network in a multi-territory deal that will see the animated boys action series air in the Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe.
While TRU undergoes a transformation, Target is doubling down on children’s products. See which toys the retail giants expect kids and parents to seek out in the coming months.
Walmart unveils its holiday list of top 20 toys, while TRU launches new loyalty programs and in-store layouts, singling out Disney’s Frozen and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Paw Patrol, from Nickelodeon, as the season’s hot licenses.
The latest sales stats from The NPD Group emphasize how much kids tastes in toys for the first half of this year vary from country to country. What’s been hot in the US hasn’t rated in the UK or France, for example. Toy industry analyst Frederique Tutt explains why.