Games & Toys

Disney Is Planning an In-App Merchandise Feature for Disney+
September 1, 2022 at 11:43 am

Disney is creating more ways for fans to buy branded merchandise by integrating an in-app commerce option into the Disney+ app. Other apps and services, such as Amazon Music, Spotify, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter, have made in-app purchasing possible, so it was inevitable that such a big commercial entity like Disney would get around to…

IMAGEN Brands Announces Giveback Program to Benefit 4 Paws for Ability
July 18, 2022 at 11:29 am

IMAGEN Brands announced a partnership with 4 Paws for Ability to donate 1% of all stock plush sales to the organization. Since 1998, 4 Paws for Ability has placed more than 1,500 highly specialized service dogs with those in need. Their dogs help individuals with autism, diabetes, epilepsy, mobility issues and more...

9 USA-Made Promotional Products for Spring and Summer
April 13, 2022 at 1:26 pm

With all the supply chain issues suppliers, distributors and end-buyers are dealing with, sourcing domestically can alleviate some of the pressure. There's less worry about factories shutting down or ships waiting outside of ports for days at a time (let alone the time it takes to unload them). Here are nine USA-made promotional products to get you started...

What the Heck Is Pickleball and Why Should Distributors Know About It?
April 11, 2022 at 12:16 pm

Did your gym teacher ever make you play pickleball? Maybe you played it as an intramural sport when you moved to a new city. Or maybe this is the first time you've heard about the game that's growing in popularity nationwide. If you're in that latter camp, don't worry. You're not alone. It's not quite on par with the NFL. (Yet.) But we're here to tell you about the promotional possibilities...

Beijing Olympics Mascot Merchandise Is Flying Off Shelves in China
February 7, 2022 at 11:26 am

Bing Dwen Dwen, the 2022 Winter Olympics' panda mascot, is apparently so popular in China that customers lined up in the cold outside of official merchandise retailers, cleaning out all of the Bing Dwen Dwen gear by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Shoppers told Reuters that getting their hands on Bing Dwen Dwen merchandise is almost impossible in Beijing...