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No toy slump for Lego

Dec 24, 2012
Toy industry analyst Sean McGowan talks about the continued success of toy company Lego, even in 2012.
Posted In: lego, toys

Educators question 'educational' kids' DVDs

Dec 21, 2012
Fancy educational toys don't give rich kids an advantage over poor kids when it comes to brain development.
Posted In: toys, baby DVD, brain development, Education, apps

The Furby: Creepy and in demand

Dec 6, 2012
The Furby is back this holiday season, and it's as strange and coveted as it was in 1998.
Posted In: toys, furby, holiday shopping

Chinese exports help boost economy over India

Jul 18, 2012
It wasn't long ago that many thought India's growth rates could surpass those of its long-time rival, China. But China retains the upper hand in that relationship, thanks in part to its exports.
Posted In: India, China, consumer, toys

Ford finds a market beyond cars

May 25, 2012
Ford's blue oval logo and pick-up truck slogan fuels sales of licensed products from Hot Wheels toys to girls’ T-shirts.
Posted In: Ford, marketing, logo, toys

Hasbro changes the rules of board game biz

Apr 23, 2012
Hasbro plans to revamp games like Monopoly and Life, after a 10 percent industry slump in game and puzzle sales last year.
Posted In: Hasbro, toys, games

Etch A Sketch brand gets a boost from Mitt Romney

Mar 22, 2012
For years, the Etch A Sketch seemed like a pretty non-partisan toy. Well, not anymore.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Etch a Sketch, toys

Steve Jobs action figure canceled

Jan 17, 2012
Did they have to?
Posted In: steve jobs, apple, toys

Letter to a toy company

Dec 22, 2011
Millions are writing letters this month asking for toys. But one parent wants a toy company to add to their product line.
Posted In: toys, letter

Android tablet, you know, for kids

Nov 11, 2011
You knew it had to happen, right? Toys R Us has come out with the Nabi, a tablet computer designed just for kids. It comes pre-loaded with...
Posted In: android, tablet, Tech Report, toys

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