Articles Tagged ‘Spin Master’
US retail toy sales grew by 4% to US$18.08 billion and Disney’s Frozen was the top US property in 2014, according to the latest numbers from market research firm The NPD Group.
With eight nominations, Canada’s Spin Master leads the Toy Industry Association’s annual awards competition, but Lego and Hasbro are in hot pursuit with six nominations each. Frozen’s Elsa, meanwhile, will be duking it out with the likes of TMNT, Minecraft and Paw Patrol for Property of the Year.
Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises has joined forces with Spin Master to develop Little Charmers, a new girl-skewing CGI preschool series set to debut on Treehouse in Canada and Nickelodeon worldwide in early 2015.
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.
As the international broadcasting reach of Spin Master’s first preschool series PAW Patrol continues to grow, the Toronto, Canada-based entertainment company is set to debut the hit property’s new toy line at Toys ‘R’ Us locations across Canada and online at toysrus.com on May 18.
Leading video game developer and publisher Bandai Namco Games Europe S.A.S. will release Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle for Nintendo 3DS this fall.