Toys

UL Debuting New Services at Global Toy Fairs

NORTHBROOK, Illinois, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UL Consumer and Retail Services (CRS) is proud to announce the debuts of the UL Toy Safety Enhanced Certification Mark and UL SmartInsights™ at numerous Toy Fairs around the world. The UL Toy Safety Enhanced Certification Mark is a revolutionary ...

2017-01-05 22:00 2068

Newly published ASTM F963-16 allows use of HDXRF testing of heavy metals in toys

ALBANY and NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASTM F15.22 Toy Safety Committee has just published revisions to its U.S. Toy Safety Standard, F963-16, covering the safety of all toys sold inthe United States.  Integral among the new changes is a provision allowing for the use of High-Defin...

2016-11-08 09:00 2190

Bodhi and Friends Becomes First Chinese IP to Collaborate With World's Biggest Toy Company, Mattel

SHANGHAI, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bodhi and Friends, a chart-topping 3D animation brand, announced today at Shanghai International Exhibition Center the commencement of their collaboration with Mattel Inc ("Mattel"), the largest toy company in the world.

2016-10-20 13:30 4344

Mattel Unveils First Third-party Consumer Products Licensing Partnership in China

SHANGHAI, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- * Mattel and Silvergate Media announce new partnership for Octonauts franchise - the first third-party brand consumer products program to be managed by Mattel inChina * Partnership underscores Mattel's commitment to building powerful franchises * Mat...

2016-10-17 17:03 3048

KOCCA to Launch Korean Pavilion at Brand Licensing Europe 2016 Held in London from Oct 11 to 13

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) have announced that they will jointly launch the Korean pavilion at Brand Licensing Europe 2016, which will take place at Olympia London fromOctober...

2016-10-10 15:12 2161

Spin Master reveals what's in the egg: Hatchimals hatch in time for holidays

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY), a leading children's entertainment company, reveals a world of wonder and discovery with Hatchimals. Since their initial unveiling at select Toy Fairs around the world earlier this year, Hatchimals have become the most highly-a...

2016-10-07 21:00 3278

An Improved Sturdy Toddler Scooter was Launched by Fascol in Europe -- the Surfing Scooter

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "Even a truck can run over it and it just remained the same shape as before. It can't be more amazing," said the witness James Wilson from UK, who's an old customer invited to the Germany new product launch -- the surfing scooter of Fascol. On the same...

2016-09-26 22:33 1595

Mattel Awarded Worldwide License For Wildly Popular Turning Mecard Franchise

Choirock Selects Mattel to Manufacture and Distribute Leading Toy Brand in Global Markets Outside of Korea SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. and Choirock Contents Factory Co., Ltd. today announced a strategic agreement to introduce the hugely popular Turning Mecard fr...

2016-09-23 05:57 3173

Spin Master announces Hatch Day

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY), a leading children's entertainment company, will unveil Hatchimals – one of the most highly-anticipated toys of 2016 – onOctober 7, 2016. Spin Master's Hatchimals will be r...

2016-09-18 10:04 3318

Educational Robots Land on Earth -- Abilix 2016 New Product Release Conference

SHANGHAI, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 8, 2016, a number of mysterious guests will land on earth and take everyone's attention to Shanghai, China. Some 800 distributors, 200 media as well as 500 Abilix fans from 23 countries will meet 9 little guests which are the educational robots tr...

2016-09-09 21:00 1976

Innovative Math Game Surpasses 1 M Downloads, Challenging K-6 Youth

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The new school year is fast approaching, and for kids it is often a stressful period as they wind down from summer time fun to resume learning. But it is not all dull and grey especially since learning is now made so much more exciting with Zap Z...

2016-08-30 20:00 2056

NeoBear to Launch AR Globe, the Latest Augmented Reality Toy for Children

SHANGHAI, Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoBear, a creative science and technology brand for children and pioneer in the Chinese AR industry, recently announced that its latest augmented reality (AR) educational toy for children, AR Globe, will be launched in mid-August this year. 2016-08-04 21:40 2143

Star Cruises Collaborates with International Toy Brand NICI on Gifts and Toys Collection

HONG KONG, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Charlie and Charlene, the official penguin mascots of Star Cruises, are cute  ambassadors with warm personalities that touch the hearts of parents and kids. Captain Charlie is honest, intelligent and brave, with a heartfelt mission to teach childre...

2016-07-28 09:00 3146

TUV Rheinland Releases Toy Market Insights

HONG KONG, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For many children, summer means no school and no homework, with more time to play with their beloved toys and with friends and parents. Robotics, drones, creative playthings, and family-inclusive toys and games will be among the top toy trends of 2016, ac...

2016-07-19 15:00 2577

CBME China 2016 Opens with 3,673 (+30% YOY) New Brands from 38 Countries

SHANGHAI, July 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16th Shanghai International Children Baby and Maternity Products Industry Expo (CBME China 2016) will welcome 2,366 local and international suppliers representing 3,673 brands to showcase their latest products onJuly 20-22, 2016 at the new venue - Natio...

2016-07-16 01:31 2324

VTech Announces FY2016 Annual Results

HONG KONG, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  * Group revenue decreased by 1.2% to US$1,856.5 million * Profit attributable to shareholders of the Company decreased by 8.4% to US$181.4 million * Gross margin declined from 32.5% to 31.4% * Final dividend of US25.0 cents per ordinary shar...

2016-05-17 17:56 2997

Chinese UAV Developer FLYPRO Showcases New Intelligent Drone XEagle at World's Largest UAV Exhibition AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016

SHENZHEN, China, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AUVSI is hosting the 2016 edition of its annual XPONENTIAL from May 2 to May 5, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. As the world's largest professional UAV exhibition and a premier global event for the robot technology market, XPONENTIAL 2016 attracted over 6...

2016-05-04 23:15 2378

Chinese UAV Developer FLYPRO Showcases New Intelligent Sports Drone at Hobby Expo China 2016

SHENZHEN, China, May 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hobby Expo China 2016, the largest and the most influential professional model exhibition across the Asia Pacific region, was recently held at the Beijing Exhibition Centre. Hobbyist drones took center stage at the event, with a wide variety of models on ...

2016-05-02 10:32 2367

TUV Rheinland Safety Hero to Teach Toy Safety Knowledge

HONG KONG, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 30th, TUV Rheinland Hong Kong experts brought toy safety knowledge to a group of over twenty kids at the YMCA Lam Tin Center. In 2015, EU issued over 460 notifications regarding toy safety in the RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Dangerous non-food pr...

2016-04-06 16:00 3238

BIG+BIH April 2016 Ready to Showcase High-quality Lifestyle Products in ASEAN

BANGKOK, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognised as the must-attend trade event for lifestyle products, inspiring ideas and impressive innovations, the twin fairs -- "Bangkok International Gift Fair 2016" and "Bangkok International Houseware Fair 2016" or BIG+BIH April 2016 -- are ready to prese...

2016-04-05 15:25 3466