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he brand management company WHP Global announced Monday it has acquired a controlling interest in Tru Kids, the parent company of the Toys R Us, Babies R Us and Geoffrey the Giraffe brands.
February 17, 2021 Environment | Build Your Own: “There’s real desire from retail and consumers to support sustainable”Source: Toy News
Paper Engine’s Build Your Own division of eco-focused STEM crafting kits has only been on the scene one year, but it’s impact is already being felt industry-wide, having secured no fewer than four awards and celebrated a ‘hugely...
November 10, 2020 LEGO pledges support to Sustainability in Licensing Conference 2020 with keynote talkSource: Toy News
Sine Klitgaard Møller, The LEGO Group’s licensing sustainability transformation lead, will take to the digital stage to speak of the importance of change within the toy sector. S
Source: Toy News
From a staple of the licensing and merchandising industry to becoming the face for the sweeping change rumbling through it and the minds of consumers across the UK, Helena Mansell Stopher is the director of Products of Change, a...
October 6, 2020 Sustainability Gets Serious in EuropeSource: License Global
Before the global lockdowns, Europe was ready for its traditionally passive consumer base to become active participants in retail after a study highlighted that 58 percent of European shoppers were ready for sustainability to be...
Sustainability is one of the biggest trends of the year for toys, according to experts. Giant companies such as Mattel, Hasbro, and Lego have hurried to announce big changes at the recent Toy Fair New York to improve their green...
June 25, 2019 Toys R Us to reportedly open new stores later this yearSource: CNBC
Defunct children’s retail chain Toys R Us will open new stores later this year, according to Bloomberg
December 14, 2018 New York AG sues Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries for selling lead-contaminated children’s toysSource: CNBC
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood is suing Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries over the sales of children’s toys contaminated with lead.
December 12, 2018 Dreaming of a green Christmas? More shoppers look for gifts good for the environmentSource: USA Today
n past holiday seasons, Silvie Snow-Thomas, 35, has taken steps to go easy on the environment, baking cookies as gifts, and decorating mason jars with fresh holly and clippings from her Christmas tree.
On average, more than 100 kids toys and baby products are recalled each year due to defect. And even though most recalls are voluntary, companies are rarely inclined to shout their foibles from the mountaintop.
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