June 15, 2020 - 3:07 pm
Tamagotchi, the egg shaped electronic pet, will be back to become everyone’s obsession once again starting in July. See the details of the toy’s re-release.
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Johnny Lopez
April 30, 2020 - 5:30 am
The coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on those individuals who are doing their part to make the sure rest of us are safe and healthy. To further honor those heroes, Mattel is launching a new line of toys in the likeness of front-line workers.
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Lizzy Buczak
February 22, 2020 - 6:00 am
Since Baby Yoda’s debut on the Disney+ series, “The Mandalorian,” fans have been patiently waiting to hand over their hard-earned coins for toys bearing his likeness. Well, those toys have arrived! See all the merch available for pre-order.
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January 15, 2020 - 5:30 am
Build-A-Bear is one with the Force, and will soon allow you to build your very own Baby Yoda plush. "I'm excited to share we will be one of the first companies to provide the digital and internet phenomenon who is trending higher than all the presidential candidates combined,” Build-A-Bear CEO...
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CBS News
November 27, 2019 - 9:51 am
The toy industry hasn't had a very jolly year, with last year's collapse of Toys R Us feeding into a 9% dip in toy sales through July, according to the NPD Group. Now, retailers and manufacturers are hoping that this year's batch of new toys can bring some holiday cheer. For now, 2019 hasn't had a...
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November 06, 2019 - 6:59 am
With the holidays right around the corner, no doubt the kiddos are starting to ask about Christmas presents. And for little girls, we're sure they have their eyes set on a brand new American Girl Doll. Well you might want to avert their eyes from this one! American Girl is selling a doll completely...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 08, 2019 - 9:02 am
All rise! Judge Barbie is taking the bench! Mattel unveiled its newest offering: the Barbie Judge Doll, its 2019 Barbie Career of the Year Doll. The company announced the new doll in a post on their official Twitter account on Monday. The verdict is in! With over 200 careers since 1959, this year...
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 7:35 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact. The other finalists announced Wednesday are: Care Bears, the coloring book, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Jenga, Magic the...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 11, 2018 file photo, the newest attraction at Legoland in Windsor, England, shows a depiction of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle outside Windsor Castle. A group of investors that includes the owners of toy maker Lego is buying Merlin Entertainment, a British company that operates theme parks like Legoland. Merlin said Friday June 28, 2019, it accepted the deal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
June 28, 2019 - 5:49 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The owners of toy maker Lego are teaming up with a group of investors to buy Merlin Entertainment, a British company that operates theme parks like Legoland and the Madame Tussauds wax museums. Kirkbi Invest said Friday it is joining forces with private equity firm...
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May 11, 2019 - 9:11 am
TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man is accused of stealing $500 worth of sex toys from a couple's home over a period of about two years. The Argus Leader reports that 25-year-old Brody Fuchs, of Tyndall (TIN'-duhl), is charged with second-degree burglary. Bon Homme County Sheriff's Deputy Brian...
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