2014 Press Releases

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08/20/14LeapFrog and Mia Hamm Partner to Get Kids Up and Active With LeapBand™
Mia Hamm, international soccer star and mom of three, launches LeapBand™, LeapFrog's first wearable activity tracker designed just for kids EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the most popular U.S. women's soccer player of all-time, Mia Hamm, is LeapFrog's official spokesperson for LeapBand™, the new wearable activity tracker designed just for children that encourages active pla... 
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08/19/14LeapFrog Introduces New Learning Friends™ Preschool Brand Featuring Fun Animal Friends That Help Children Build Excitement For Learning
Through fun pretend play, the Learning Friends help children feel confident about transitioning to preschool EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, has debuted the Learning Friends™ brand, an all-new collection of friendly characters for children ages 2-5 years old. Featuring 11 fun animal school friends, the characters help children prepare for their first days of school through pretend pla... 
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08/12/14LeapBand™, LeapFrog's New Wearable Activity Tracker For Children, Now Available
Made just for kids, LeapBand™ combines fun and creative activity challenges with personalized virtual pet play to help children get more active and learn about healthy choices. EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that their latest innovation, LeapBand™, is now available for sale online and at major retail locations across the U.S. LeapBand, a wearable activity tracker designed just f... 
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08/04/14LeapFrog Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
Financial Results Declined Year-Over-Year, Largely Due to Carry-Forward Retail Inventory from Last Holiday Season and the Timing of New Product Shipments Positioned for a Strong Holiday Season with New Product Introductions in New Entertainment Categories EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) today announced financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014. In May, LeapFrog announced a fiscal year-end change from December ... 
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08/04/14LeapFrog Acquires Kid-Safe Internet Browser, KidZui
LeapSearch, powered by KidZui technology, provides kid-safe browsing experience on market leading LeapFrog LeapPad tablets EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today announced that it has acquired KidZui, the leading kid-friendly internet browser. Created in 2006, the KidZui technology offers a kid-safe web experience and currently powers LeapSearch on all LeapFrog Wi-Fi enabled children's ... 
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07/31/14LeapFrog's Highest Performance Five-Inch Screen Children's Learning Tablet, LeapPad™3, Now Available
With access to a world-class Learning Library of games and apps, a kid-safe web experience out of the box, the latest and most powerful processor and a kid-tough design, LeapPad™3 is the best first tablet experience for children EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in children's learning tablets*, today announced that LeapPad™3 is now available for sale online and at major retail locations across the U.S. As part of the no. 1 se... 
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07/30/14LeapFrog Announces Scott A. Steinberg As Vice President Of Platform Marketing To Oversee New Platform Development
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Scott A. Steinberg has joined the company as vice president of platform marketing responsible for the development and marketing strategies for LeapFrog educational hardware platforms. In his role, Steinberg will lead LeapFrog's efforts to grow the company's existing platforms including the recently unveiled LeapTV educational, active video gaming s... 
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07/29/14Dan Burns, Former Vtech Executive, Joins LeapFrog As Vice President Of Sales
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Dan Burns has joined the company as vice president of sales. In his role, Burns will lead LeapFrog's efforts to drive sales of the company's award-winning products, including the recently unveiled LeapTV educational, active video gaming system designed specifically for children, the new LeapBand activity tracker, the innovative line of LeapPad tabl... 
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07/15/14Introducing LeapTV™, The First Educational, Active Video Gaming System Designed Just For Kids From LeapFrog
With a library of over 100 educator-approved video games and videos, LeapTV provides video game fun and entertainment designed specifically for young children that is filled with learning and active play. EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today unveiled its first educational, active video gaming system, LeapTV™. Just like its no. 1 selling line of LeapPad children's tablets, LeapTV is d... 
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07/11/14LeapFrog Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Results Conference Call
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) will discuss its results for the first quarter fiscal year 2015 (for the quarter ended June 30, 2014) on Monday, August 4, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time), following the release of its financial results. To participate in the call, please dial (706) 634-0183 and request Conference ID 68246754. A telephonic replay of the call will be available for one month. To access the replay, ple... 
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07/02/14LeapFrog Appoints Steve Youngwood to Board of Directors
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) announced today that Steve Youngwood has joined the company's board of directors. Mr. Youngwood is a senior global media industry executive who most recently served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media and Entertainment Products at Nickelodeon. "Steve is a proven and well-respected leader in the digital media industry," said LeapFrog Chairman Bill Chiasson. "His experience in bui... 
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06/24/14LeapFrog Unveils New LeapPad™3 And LeapPad™ Ultra XDi, The Best First Tablet Experiences For Kids
Sleeker, faster and packed with more features than ever before, LeapPad3 and LeapPad Ultra XDi are super kid safe, incredibly kid tough and kid smart with access to LeapFrog's world-class educational content library EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in children's learning tablets*, today unveiled the latest additions to the award-winning line of LeapPad™ tablets, LeapPad™3 and LeapPad™ Ultra XDi. Both tablets focus on the key... 
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06/05/14LeapFrog To Participate In Piper Jaffray's 34th Annual Consumer Conference
EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) announced today that Ray Arthur, Chief Financial Officer, and Karen Sansot, Senior Director of Investor Relations, will participate in a question-and-answer session at Piper Jaffray's 34th Annual Consumer Conference in New York on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Pacific Time).  The session will be broadcast over the Internet.  To access the webcast, please log on to www.leapf... 
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05/16/14LeapFrog Announces Change Of Fiscal Year-End
EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment for children, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors approved a fiscal year-end change from December 31 to March 31 in order to simplify business processes. LeapFrog's next annual report on Form 10-K will be for the twelve-month period ending March 31, 2015. The change of fiscal year-end will result in a transition period for the three months ended Mar... 
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05/05/14LeapFrog Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Announces New Products and Platforms for 2014 EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. "Our first quarter performance was about as we expected given the calendar shift of Easter into Quarter 2, higher levels of retail carryover inventory from Holiday 2013 across the key categories we play in and a continued challenging retail environment in our major markets," said Jo... 
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05/01/14LeapFrog Unveils LeapBand™, The First Wearable Activity Tracker For Children, Designed To Get Them Active And Learning While Having Fun
LeapBand uniquely combines playful physical activities with personalized virtual pet play to help children get more active and learn about healthy choices. EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today unveiled LeapBand, the first wearable activity tracker designed just for children that encourages active play and healthy habits while nurturing their very own personalized virtual pet. The LeapBand activit... 
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04/10/14LeapFrog To Webcast First Quarter 2014 Results On May 5, 2014
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) today announced that it will webcast its first quarter 2014 results via conference call on Monday, May 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time), following the release of its financial results. The live webcast will be available at LeapFrog's investor relations web site at www.leapfroginvestor.com. An archive of the webcast will be available on the web site approximately three hours follo... 
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03/25/14LeapFrog's "Cooking! Recipes on the Road" Game Wins Prestigious Common Sense Media "ON for Learning" Award
LeapFrog game given highest rating for learning by leading experts in education and digital media EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that its "Cooking! Recipes on the Road" learning game received a prestigious ON for Learning Award from Common Sense Media. The highly coveted award recognizes top children's media products considered to be of the highest rating for learning potential... 
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03/11/14LeapFrog Appoints Joanna Rees To Board Of Directors
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) announced today that Joanna Rees has joined the company's board of directors.  "We are very excited that Joanna is joining our board," said William Chiasson, LeapFrog Chairman. "Her experience in investing in, advising and building leading growth companies will be highly valuable to us as we continue to strengthen the business and broaden our portfolio with innovative new product categories that help chi... 
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03/06/14LeapFrog Partners With Toys For Tots To Encourage Families To Read Together
LeapFrog supports Reading Month by donating more than $3 million in books in three years EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) today announced its continued commitment to supporting childhood literacy through its annual Family Reading Month donation campaign in partnership with Toys for Tots. To encourage families to read together, LeapFrog will donate a book to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation's Literacy Program for every parent who pledg... 
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02/20/14LeapFrog's World-Class Line Of Learning Content Named No. 2 Best-Selling Toy Of 2013
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the LeapFrog Explorer Licensed Software Assortment secured the no. 2 position in the most recent NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service report of the top 10 best-selling toys in the U.S. of 2013.* "We are incredibly proud of the positive impact our top selling selection of learning apps, games and eBooks has on millions of children around the wo... 
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02/19/14New LeapFrog LeapPad2™ Custom Edition Learning Tablet Gives Children 100+ Exciting Ways To Personalize Their Tablet
With new sticker skins and digital wallpaper designs, LeapPad2 Custom Edition lets children create their own unique look and access LeapFrog's world-class library of nearly 1,000 learning games and creativity apps EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in children's learning tablets, today announced the availability of LeapPad2™ Custom Edition. The LeapPad2 Custom Edition tablet has everything that parents and kids love in the awa... 
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02/18/14LeapFrog's LeapPad™ Ultra Wins The e-Connected Toy Of The Year
LeapFrog products have been recognized 19 times as best-in-class educational entertainment by The Toy Industry Association EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced LeapPad™ Ultra, was honored as the "e-Connected Toy of the Year" at the 14th annual Toy Industry Association's Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards ceremony held in New York on February 15th.  This prestigious award recognizes the bes... 
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02/12/14LeapFrog Reports 2013 Financial Results
LeapPad Tablets' Net Sales Were Up 11% and Were Again the No. 1 Selling Children's Learning Tablets in the U.S. and the U.K. in 2013[1] LeapFrog's Board of Directors Authorizes $30 Million Share Repurchase Program New Learning Platform Planned for Holiday 2014 EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Highlights of full-year 2013 results compared ... 
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01/28/14LeapFrog Appoints Craig Relyea As Senior Vice President Of Content Strategy And Marketing
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Craig Relyea has joined the company as senior vice president of content strategy and marketing, effectively immediately. In his role, Relyea will be responsible for creating and executing an integrated content strategy across the LeapFrog business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) "I am very excited to welcome a digi... 
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01/27/14LeapFrog's LeapPad™ Tablets Ranked As The No. 1 Top Selling Children's Tablet Brand In 2013
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recently released year-end sales data from The NPD Group, the LeapPad™ line of learning tablets from LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) was again the no. 1 top selling children's tablet brand in 2013.* (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) As the market leader, LeapPad outsold competitive brands which include learning tablets and Android-based kid's tablets. LeapFrog's LeapPad family of tablets, includin... 
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01/23/14LeapFrog And Lionsgate Announce All New Letter Factory Learning Video Series Debuting March 4th
Tad, Lily, Leap and their new friends take children on an action-packed learning experience in their new video: "LeapFrog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team" EMERYVILLE and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, and Lionsgate today unveiled the first in a series of all new LeapFrog Letter Factory full-length learning videos featuring the next generation of popular frog characte... 
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01/22/14LeapFrog To Webcast Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2013 Results On February 12, 2014
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) today announced that it will webcast its fourth quarter and full-year 2013 results via conference call on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time), following the release of its financial results. The live webcast will be available at LeapFrog's investor relations web site at www.leapfroginvestor.com.  An archive of the webcast will be available on th... 
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