Adults Are Buying Toys for Themselves, and It’s the Biggest ...
Retail - Toys

There are two things keeping the toy industry afloat right now: inflation and a consumer group known as “kidults.” This kidulting trend started to rise in prominence around a decade ago, as superh...

December 20, 2022

NBCUniversal & Funko Partner on Video Game
CPG - Online - Tech - Theatrical - Toys

Collectibles giant Funko and UK-based 10:10 Games have signed a deal with NBCUniversal to incorporate characters and locations from its catalogue of films and movies into the upcoming video game Funko...

October 21, 2022

Funko to Open First Retail Experience in Snoop Dogg’s ‘Tha...
Classic Characters - Influencers - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Funko, Inc. ("Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO) today announced the anticipated grand opening its latest retail experience in “Tha Dogg House,” the co...

Faisal Hussain
September 14, 2022

eBay Partners with Funko to Release First Collection of Exclus...
CPG - Online - Retail - Sports - Toys

eBay, the multinational e-commerce company, is teaming up with pop culture and lifestyle brand Funko to launch a new series of exclusive collectibles sold directly on their online shopping site. “W...

The Toy Book
August 16, 2022

Funko to Co-Produce First Video Game with 10:10 Games
Electronics - Gaming - Online - Tech

The collectibles giant is entering the multi-billion dollar market with a brand-new AAA budget title slated for release on home consoles and PCs in 2023. Pop culture and collectibles brand Funko is p...

July 25, 2022

Funko, My Little Pony Team Up for New NFT Series

Hasbro has partnered with Funko for a new My Little Pony non-fungible token (NFT) collection. The series of animated, digital trading cards will include Pop!-style versions of fan-favorite characters ...

Toy Book
June 21, 2022

Funko Adds Famous Movie Pets to Pops! With Purpose to Support ...
Classic Characters - Non-Profit - Theatrical - Toys

Funko is extending its Pop! With Purpose collection to include new characters in support of the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

Toy Book
April 12, 2022

Funko Earnings ‘Pop’ as Sales Spike 58% in 2021

Following a tumultuous 2020, Funko did big business on the rebound in 2021 to hit a new milestone of more than $1 billion in annual sales. Owing much to the continued diversification of its product a...

March 4, 2022

WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences to Launch Most Robus...
Classic Characters - Fashion - Health & Beauty - Online - Partnerships

In celebration of the upcoming cinematic experience created by director Matt Reeves, the new “The Batman” lifestyle merchandise collection allows fans to channel Batman/Bruce Wayne and Catwoman/Se...

Faisal Hussain
January 12, 2022

These Are the Best New Toys of 2021, According to Top Toy Expe...
Retail - Toys

Toys are more important now than ever. A toy refresh provides hours of indoor entertainment (essential for rainy days), offers educational elements (from STEM skills to all-important role play and ima...

Good Housekeeping
January 5, 2022

Funko Expands Into the Greeting Aisle With Its Newest Line, PO...
Press Releases - Retail - Toys

EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Funko, Inc. ("Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, announced today its expansion into the multi-billion-dol...

Faisal Hussain
December 21, 2021

Disney Lines Up New Content, Partnerships for Disney+ Day
Retail - Streaming - Toys

Ahead of its Disney+ Day on November 12, the House of Mouse has unveiled new content and several consumer products/retail partnerships to celebrate the streamer’s two-year anniversary. The company i...

November 8, 2021

Macy’s, Lucasfilm, & Funko Unveil Baby Yoda-Themed ...
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Retail - Streaming - Toys

Contrary to popular belief, small things can come in big packages. For proof, just look to the skies at this year's edition of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade where The Mandalorian's pint-sized sup...

September 20, 2021

Funko Introduces Philanthropic-Driven Initiative, Pops! With P...
Non-Profit - Partnerships - Press Releases - Toys

EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, today announced its new philanthropic driven initiat...

Faisal Hussain
August 3, 2021

Funko Launches First NFTs with Ninja Turtles
Finance - Toys

Funko just revealed its first set of digital Pop! collectibles, which will officially launch on Aug. 3. Dubbed “Digital Pops!,” these collectibles will be offered in packs starting at $9.99. Each...

Pop Insider
July 30, 2021

Funko and Disney Celebrate Pride Month with New Figures
Theatrical - Toys

It’s the beginning of May right now, but in just 30 days, it’ll be the start of Pride Month for 2021. And this year, Funko is joining forces with Disney for a special collection of Pride-themed Fu...

May 6, 2021

Peeps are Back With a Vengeance
CPG - Retail - Sponsorships

Everything is coming up Peeps this Easter. Pepsi has launched a limited edition Peeps soda. 7-Eleven is serving a Peeps latte, convenience chain QuickChek a Peeps Smoothie. Kellogg has Peeps "marshma...

CNN Business
April 2, 2021

Funko Pops After Deal to Enter NFT Market
Finance - Tech - Toys

Shares of Funko are rising after the pop culture collectible maker said it acquired a majority stake in TokenWave, putting it into the NFT market. TokenWave is behind the TokenHead app and website, wh...

April 1, 2021

New Metric Media Inks Licensing Deals With Funko, High Roller ...
Retail - Television

The Canadian comedy hit Letterkenny is getting a consumer products push across North America. New Metric Media inked licensing deals with Funko, High Roller Games, and Ripple Junction for new product...

The Toy Book
January 27, 2021

2021 Video Game Releases
Blog Post - Gaming - Opportunity Blogs

These are some of the highly anticipated video games for 2021! 2020 saw a huge increase in video game sales and players, and 2021 looks to be even better for video games and the gaming industry as a w...

Angelina Luspo
January 19, 2021

Funko to Reveal 2021 Lineup with 2-week Virtual Event

A new calendar year means new product reveals from Funko and its subsidiaries. However, with Toy Fair New York postponed this year, those reveals will come via a virtual event. This morning, Funko an...

The Toy Book
January 6, 2021

Funko launches first original toy range
CPG - Retail - Toys

The Snapsies line features heads and bodies that kids can mix and match, and comes after a difficult financial year for the toyco, which usually relies on licensing. For the full story, visit Kidsc...

December 2, 2020

Funko digital sales boom amid pandemic evolution

Funko says it offset the COVID-19 impact thanks to growth in its own e-commerce business and through growth in domestic e-commerce and mass retail For the full story, visit The Toy Book  -  https...

The Toy Book
November 6, 2020

Ghostbusters Launches Online Store; Partners With Disguise for...

Sony Pictures Consumers Products has launched a Ghostbusters Official Online Store, where consumers can shop for apparel, home goods, collectible. For the full story, visit The Toy Book  -  https...

The Toy Book
October 30, 2020

Back to the Future Day Brings New Toys
Top Shelf - Toys

The promotion is anchored with a dedicated Amazon storefront with exclusive products spread across retail partners including Walmart, Target, and more For the full story, visit Toy Book  -  https...

Toy Book
October 21, 2020

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