Allan Wong, chairman and group CEO of VTech Holdings Limited says VTech achieved record revenue, surpassing the $2 billion mark in the financial year ending 2017.

“The strong momentum we saw in 2016 is continuing in 2017... and the ongoing success of the Hatchimals line, including the just released Hatchimals Colleggtibles, is a testament to our ability to innovate,” Ronnen Harary, Spin Master co-CEO said.

The AFX range of 1:64 scale slot cars are now coming to the Australia and New Zealand.

Name, assets and agency distribution rights acquired by O'Reilly Model Products, Universal Hobbies and Hobbies Australia.

New research suggests the use of handheld electronic devices leads by children aged two years and under can lead to expressive language delays.

Canadian toyco, Spin Master, grows its games portfolio with the acquisition of Marbles The Brain Store.

Electronic games and Toys, Grocery and Liquor and Media sectors led the upward trajectory while Department Stores, Homewares and Appliances and Daily Deals slowed.

The new Lundby Creative doll’s house is aimed specifically at children aged three years and over.

Visitor demand prompts International Toy Fair organisers to renew special interest areas, Tech2Play activity area and Baby and Infant Articles for 2018 fair.

Eco-friendly distributor, Merrigold Collections, has renewed its commitment to the Treeplus Project which aims to plant plant one tree for each tree used in making its toys.

Hornby's directors are to fight against a proposal to remove chairman Roger Canham from the company's board.

Jonathan “Jonny” Kahn, director of Company Amazing Savings Ltd (ASL) was found guilty of a string of 34 trademark offences.

Zuru has filed for a third restraining order against Telebrands' Easy Einstein Balloons which is alleged to violate Bunch O Balloons IP.

Following strong demand for its games, which significantly boosted Q1 sales, the toy giant will launch the Hasbro Gaming Crate subscription service this year.

Worldwide sales down 15 per cent, Barbie sales fell by 13 per cent.