Diamond to Distribute Pedigree Books for First Time in North America
(BALTIMORE,MD) - (June 17, 2013)- UK based publisher Pedigree Books has signed with Diamond Comic Distributors (DCD) allowing their publications to be distributed to bookstore and comic book specialty stores in North America. Diamonds and Pedigree's joint efforts mark the first time Pedigree's publications will be offered in the US.
Pedigree is a highly respected publisher in the United Kingdom, holding market leading status in character Annuals, Yearbooks and related activity formats. These 80 paged Annuals cover all aspects of pop culture such as trending music, TV, movies, video games, toys and much more continuing with traditional household brand name properties such as Barbie, Star Wars, Angry Birds, Family Guy and Pokémon. The market leading titles appeal to readers of all ages and feature creative activities such as comics, puzzles and character profiles.
TOMY's 2013 Early Introductions Reveal Commitment To Innovation And Global Focus
Timed to coincide with Fall Toy Preview, TOMY offers a sneak-peek at its 2013 highlights, spearheaded by the introduction of the new Pokemon line
OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 3, 2012 -- TOMY International, a leading global designer, producer and marketer of a broad range of toys and collectible products for children of all ages, previews its 2013 spring introductions in conjunction with the opening of Fall Toy Preview in Dallas, TX. TOMY kicks-off 2013 with the introduction of its Pokemon™ toy line, alongside innovative introductions across existing owned and licensed brands.
TOMY International and The Pokémon Company International Sign Multi-Year Global Licensing Agreement
- TOMY becomes unified global toy partner for leading kids entertainment franchise
OAK BROOK, Illinois, Sept. 27, 2012 -- TOMY International and The Pokémon Company International announce the signing of a multi-year global master toy agreement, giving TOMY International the exclusive toy license outside of Asia. Beginning in 2013, TOMY International will be the exclusive licensee and distributor for categories including figures, figure accessories, plush, and more. TOMY International's parent company, TOMY Company, Ltd., has been a toy licensing partner of Pokémon in Asia, beginning with the Japanese market in 1997. This agreement makes TOMY Group the unified global toy partner for the sought-after Pokémon brand, one of the world's leading kids entertainment franchises.
February 2012 - JAKKS Pacific
All aboard! JAKKS Pacific modernizes a classic play pattern with a new line of realistic, motorized toy trains at an affordable price point, called Train World™. The line of small-scale trains have realistic proportions and detailing, just like the collector versions, but at a budget-friendly price that today's kids can easily collect without paying top dollar collector prices.
Begin building your Train World with the Train World Motorized Train Set which includes a motorized train with one car, caboose and complete train track loop. Kids can select from three different styles of trains: diesel, bullet and metro. (SRP $9.99) The Train World Themed Car Packs includes four cars that connect to any train, world engine, or rail cars. (SRP $7.99)
Kids can build a huge, expanded track layout with the Train World Deluxe Set. This track includes bridges, track switches and a motorized-engine train. (SRP $19.99)