Beau James, a 40-year veteran of the toy industry, has died. He received the 2019 ASTRA Lifetime Achievement Award shortly before his passing.
The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) is conducting the Retail Analytics Survey, its annual performance survey of independent toy stores to establish benchmarks on critical financial metrics. The deadline for submitting store data is April 30, 2019.
ASTRA will host a special professional development session for sales representatives at the upcoming 2019 Marketplace & Academy in Pittsburgh, PA.
ASTRA announced former Kickstarter CEO and co-founder Yancey Strickler will headline ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy 2019.
ASTRA president Kimberly Mosley talks about the role of the newly formed ASTRA Innovation Council.
ASTRA is readying its retailers for the 2011 Holiday season with tips to garner as much media as possible, drawing consumers into stores.
ASTRA is gearing up to better serve its members in 2011 through media outreach, seminars, and a redesigned website.
ASTRA is declaring November 13 as Neighborhood Toy Store Day. Learn how your store can be part of the promotion.