Melissa & Doug

Spin Master to acquire Melissa & Doug for $950m

“What excites us so much about Melissa & Doug is the power of their brand, their deep knowledge in developmental play and their passion for creativity, imagination and sustainability,” said Max Rangel, Spin Master’s Global President and CEO.

“Innovation relies on bringing fresh voices into our community”: Lee Allentuck on inventors, inspiration and the importance of connecting people

Industry stalwart Lee Allentuck discusses his inventor relations role with clients like Melissa & Doug and Blue Marble.

Melissa & Doug’s Sofia Dumery on innovation, ‘wood-first’ thinking and inventor opportunities

Sofia Dumery, SVP of Design at Melissa & Doug, discusses how inventors can innovate in the pretend play space.

Melissa & Doug joins Virtual Mojo Pitch 2023

“We can’t wait to see what 2023 delivers and how we can partner with the inventor community to bring long-lasting, sustainable toys to the industry,” said Sofia Dumery, Senior Vice President of Design at Melissa & Doug.

Melissa & Doug’s Vice President of Design, Sofia Dumery, on products, pitching and fuzzy pigs

Sofia Dumery explores product design at the market-leading Melissa & Doug

Melissa & Doug joins Mojo Pitch 2022

“As we expand the role of inventors in our product development process, we are excited to partner with Mojo Nation to reach this international base of talented thinkers,” said Sofia Dumery, Senior Vice President of Design at Melissa & Doug.

Melissa & Doug looks to engage the inventor community around pretend play, arts & crafts and developmental toys

“We’re looking for new and innovative play experiences that fit within the key segments of the Melissa & Doug portfolio,” said Lee Allentuck, Melissa & Doug’s Inventor Outreach Consultant.

WATCH: Melissa & Doug on Inventors, Licensing & the Future

We dive into Melissa & Doug’s approach to design, how the company works with inventors and what goes into its brand collaborations with IP like Paw Patrol.

Melissa & Doug to launch Paw Patrol and Blue’s Clues & You lines in 2021

Melissa & Doug has signed an exclusive licensing partnership with ViacomCBS Consumer Products to launch Paw Patrol and Blue’s Clues & You! toys in Fall 2021.

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