The Last Word: ‘B-Weezy’ Weiss of Goliath Games on a Big Toy Secret

“The beauty of the toy industry is that it doesn’t matter how big or small a company you are if you come out with great products.”

Brian “B-Weezy” Weiss
Global Head of Toys
Goliath Games
.…on his company’s foray into toys with an “all-new, expansive lineup.” 

Goliath Games—a Netherlands company with North American headquarters in Richardson—is known for its popular games such as Rummikub, Sequence, and Pop! the Pig. But now it’s getting into toys, too, and Weiss is heading up the play.

Goliath’s new worldwide license and distribution agreement with Funko Games aims to turn the tabletop games leader into a “toy industry powerhouse,” the company said.

“The initial reaction from retailers globally has been beyond positive, reinforcing our belief in our expansion strategy,” Weiss said in a statement. “We’re about to explode in the toy aisle, causing a seismic impact.”

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  • Aiming for "a seismic impact" on the toy aisle, the Netherlands-based company—whose North American HQ is in Richardson— is leveraging its new worldwide license and distribution agreement with Funko Games. Throughout 2024, products will roll out in "action figure role play, construction, miniatures, impulse, interactive pets, small doll, licensed plush, and more," Goliath said.

  • Coppell-headquartered Dave & Buster's Entertainment says its new offering—an interactive and immersive digital experience that "reflects the energy and excitement" of one of D&B's physical locations—is designed for multi-user experiences, enabling friends to play together and connect via some of their favorite games. "It was important to us that Dave & Buster's World fully capture the fun and interactive energy of a physical D&B," says VP of Marketing Pete Thornfield.

  • Many school and college programs in North Texas are focused on teaching students to become skilled workers. But Duncanville High School teacher Brian Duncan has bigger hopes for the kids in his entrepreneurship class—and some of them put his lessons to the test recently at Dallas Farmers Market.

  • A former chief operation and communications officer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Noltemy joined the Dallas Symphony Association in 2018. Since then she's learned a lot about the city—and a lot about what orchestral music can do for its citizens.

  • Ready to really get in the game? Dallas-Fort Worth has become a major testing ground for an endless variety of immersive entertainment concepts—and more high-tech amazements are on the way.