Our most read stories of July 2016

With July over for another year, it’s time to take a look back at the popular stories of the month.

Our July top ten is as follows:

1. Five Nights at Freddy’s to be turned into YA novel series

2. Mattel teams with Hilton Hotels & Resorts to launch Thomas & Friends suites

3. Disney set to release over 400 emojis as part of new Disney Emoji Blitz game

4. No more officially endorsed Star Wars parodies coming from Family Guy

5. Official Mötley Crüe sex toys on the way from Lovehoney

6. First ever permanent Kellogg’s café opens in New York

7. Bioworld sees Pokémon apparel demand rocket following Pokémon Go launch

8. "Our Star Wars line will be one of the most successful licensed products of all time," says Propel

9. Cartoon Network debuts first clips for Mighty Magiswords and new Ben 10

10. Lovehoney debuts Fifty Shades Darker: The Official Pleasure Collection

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both ToyNews and Licensing.biz, and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@biz-media.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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