The US Mattel Group relies on the trend brand Hello Kitty. The company has announced an extensive licensing agreement with the rights owner Sanrio.
June 20, 2019
The “Top 10 Toys” award is an important marketing tool for industry and commerce. Now the Federal Association of the Toy Retail Trade (BVS) and a jury of experts have nominated a preselection of 36 to…
June 17, 2019
In 1994 the animated film “The Lion King” was released by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Since its release, the film has raised more than 968 million US dollars worldwide. After 25 years, the Disney r…
June 4, 2019
German Stiftung Warentest tested various garden trampolines in its April 2019 issue. Five of them performed particularly well.
May 16, 2019
Products for popular series and films have become an indispensable part of the toy business. With Star Wars, Lego is setting an example for lasting success in the licensing business.
May 14, 2019
After losses in the previous year, Hasbro posted a profit of over 26 million dollars in the first quarter. The main contributors to sales were Monopoly, Play-Doh and Transformers.
May 3, 2019
Playmobil continues to expand its successfully launched license business. The next topic will be play sets based around the popular character Heidi.
April 26, 2019
In November last year, the traditional company Vedes was named “Brand of the Century” for the third time in a row. Luna Journal took this opportunity to talk to Patrick Gottesleben, Head of Marketing,…
April 11, 2019
With Playmobil, the Brandstätter group of companies achieved worldwide sales of 686 million euros in 2018. This is an increase of one percent after the record year 2017.
April 10, 2019
sigikid has come up with some ideas for his new collection. The range extends from the new premium segment to play ideas especially for fathers.
April 8, 2019
Toy manufacturer Hasbro launched a recycling programme for toys and games in Germany together with TerraCycle on 6 March. In the USA, the recycling program was successfully introduced as early as 2018…
April 1, 2019
Last year was worthwhile for Ravensburger: the group increased its turnover by a total of 4.3 percent to 491.2 million euros. In addition to Germany, the Group achieved significant growth rates, parti…
March 6, 2019