ASTRA 2019 Best Toys for Kids Winners Revealed

The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) unveiled its 2019 Best Toys for Kids award winners across 17 categories for play, with Fat Brain Toy Co cleaning up across multiple categories.

Proud to Be of Service: ASTRA’s Commitment to Giving & Sharing

As part of ASTRA Marketplace & Academy, toy manufacturers, sales representatives and retailers come together to give back to the host city’s community. ASTRA President Kimberly Mosley highlights why it’s good business to have a purpose beyond profit.

Voting Now Open for ASTRA’s 2019 Best Toys for Kids

ASTRA’s 2019 Best Toys for Kids Award finalists were narrowed down from hundreds of nominations to 92 specialty toys in 17 categories.   From this group of finalists, ASTRA member retailers will vote online to select the winning toys that will become “the year’s top…

ASTRA Deadline for Retail Analytics Survey is April 30

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.