Marty Brochstein, SVP of Industry Relations and Information at Licensing International, examines the retro brands making a comeback as consumers flock to familiar and trusted products during the pandemic.
Cary Grossart, Business Development Manager at NFL Players Inc., explains how fans continue to engage with their favorite athletes, even as the pandemic transforms the sports industry.
Matt Nuccio, president of Design Edge, offers tips to inventors for making effective product video pitches to toy companies.
Delanie West of Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment describes how her experiences with workplace bias have shaped the way she presents herself in virtual professional environments.
ASTRA’s Kimberley Mosley offers tips to specialty toy stores for organizing a successful Neighborhood Toy Store Day event this fall.
The Toy Association discusses the roles that its ‘Genius of Play’ campaign and The Toy Foundation have played during the pandemic.
A guest column from Matt Nuccio, the president of Design Edge, a New York-based graphic design and research development studio.
Jerry R. Welch, the former CEO of The Right Start and owner of Zany Brainy and FAO Schwarz, has passed. His business partner John W Lee pays tribute.
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.