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This week in news; Toys R Us fundraises for cancer, Lionsgate to open South Korean theme park

Educational Experience celebrates 40 years in operation this year, and will mark the milestone with business partners at a special event in its hometown of Newcastle on 1 September.

A children's toy sold nationally at discount stores has been recalled as it contains a dangerous chemical linked to sterility.

To celebrate the magazine's birthday, Toy & Hobby Retailer hits the streets and asked Sydney-siders to weigh in on their favourite toys.

Amazon is soon to arrive on Aussie shores and is predicted to cause a seismic shift for small retailers, so what effect has it had on the US toy market?

Lego heads back to its heritage, hiring Danish-born Niels Christiansen to replace outgoing CEO and Briton Bali Padda.

In news this week: new fidget spinners; Netflix acquires comic books; Hasbro green-lights Transformers; Star Trek picks up new licensing partners.

Global licensing agency Centa IP has picked up Australian-based Fusion Agency in a move that will see Gail Mitchell take on vice president of APAC for the group.

Star Wars is sparkling as Swarovski to launch C-3PO, R2-D2 and BB-8 crystal figurines.

2015 World Champion Feliks Zemdegs has placed fourth in this year's competition with US player Max Park taking top spot.

An official study by BBC1's Watchdog has uncovered serious risks in poor-quality imported fidget spinners.

We look at three toy companies using digital technology or artificial intelligence to meet demand for interactive experiences.

Canadian giant Spin Master has acquired outdoor flying disks business Aerobie in a deal that boost its outdoor toy offering.

Toymaker Hasbro is believed to have ended purchase negotiations with film studio Lionsgate due to price disagreements.

Melbourne-based activity set and toy company Tiger Tribe is celebrating its 10th birthday this month.