Toys; Games http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/toys-games The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Toys; Games en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:19:00 GMT Hasbro to Let Fans Design 3-D Printed My Little Pony Art Hasbro and the online marketplace Shapeways said their team-up marks the first time that a major global company has opened up its intellectual property for fan-made products. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235808 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235808 Geoff Weiss Hasbro and the online marketplace Shapeways said their team-up marks the first time that a major global company has opened up its intellectual property for fan-made products. A Netflix for Legos – Building a Startup Brick by Brick Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging – and fickle – industry. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235411 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235411 Neil Parmar Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging – and fickle – industry. A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235497 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235497 Geoff Weiss Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs. Lego to Release a 'Female Scientist' Mini-Figure Set That's right: female Lego figurines will soon do more than shop and go to the beach. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234606 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234606 Laura Entis That's right: female Lego figurines will soon do more than shop and go to the beach. 'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233492 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233492 Krystina Gustafson Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013. Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232686 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232686 Geoff Weiss Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard. With New Acquisition, Toy Maker Mattel to Take on Lego Mattel's purchase of MEGA Brands illustrates the importance of low-tech toys in a high-tech world. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231866 Linda Lacina Mattel's purchase of MEGA Brands illustrates the importance of low-tech toys in a high-tech world. Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231630 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231630 Laura Entis Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock. POLL: Would You Buy Entrepreneur Barbie, or Is She Hardly a Good Example? Barbie is now an entrepreneur. But what business is she running? Would you invest? Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231603 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231603 Kate Taylor Barbie is now an entrepreneur. But what business is she running? Would you invest? Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231590 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231590 Linda Lacina At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss. How Lego Came Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy With its new 'The Lego Movie' out in theaters, a look at how the company skirted financial breakdown. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231447 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231447 Richard Feloni With its new 'The Lego Movie' out in theaters, a look at how the company skirted financial breakdown. 15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/230398 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/230398 John Patrick Pullen With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers. In New Lawsuit, Beastie Boys Say GoldieBlox Acted 'Despicably With Oppression, Fraud and Malice' The legal battle continues over the toy maker's use of 'Girls' in a video that went viral. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230332 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230332 Benjamin Kabin The legal battle continues over the toy maker's use of 'Girls' in a video that went viral. Tips on How to Make Your Supply Chain More Environmentally Friendly A look at how Green Toys brought sustainability into business production. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226471 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226471 Catherine Clifford A look at how Green Toys brought sustainability into business production. 5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter' What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224319 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224319 Carol Tice What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business. Orbotix: Where Mobile Apps and the Toy Industry Collide A startup that invented the world's first smartphone-controlled ball and that's just the beginning. Tue, 22 May 2012 18:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223611 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223611 John Patrick Pullen A startup that invented the world's first smartphone-controlled ball and that's just the beginning. Toy Maker Makes a Difference in Honduras Tegu puts toys to work to build a better future for homeless kids. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 09:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220722 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220722 Gwen Moran Tegu puts toys to work to build a better future for homeless kids. Inventor Finds True Passion in Toys For Mary Doherty Ellroy, there's no business like the toy business. Fri, 25 Mar 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219394 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219394 Patrick J. Kiger For Mary Doherty Ellroy, there's no business like the toy business.