aNb Media ShopTalk

aNb Media ShopTalk
ShopTalk Episode 11: Hasbro’s President of North America Eric Nyman

Hasbro’s President of North America, Eric Nyman, joins this episode of aNb Media’s ShopTalk, to discuss the harm on knockoffs in the toy business, the relaunch of Power Rangers and how the action figure category is now broken into three segments. Additionally we dive into the topic of the continued resurgence of the board game category and the impact sharing on social media channels have in creating a game’s success.

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ShopTalk Episode 6: Spin Master’s Anton Rabie

In this episode of ShopTalk, we chat with Anton Rabie, co-founder and co-CEO of Spin Master about starting the company with college buddies Ronnen Harary and Ben Veradi, and how its recent acquisitions of companies like Cardinal and Swimways coupled with its inventor relationships will drive the company’s future success.

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ShopTalk Episode 5: Women in Toys’ Ashley Mady

On the latest of aNb Media’s ShopTalk, we sit down with Ashley Mady, president of Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) to discuss WIT’s initiatives, how the organization has evolved to meet the needs of its members, and why there’s still a lack of women in the C Suite of the toy industry.

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ShopTalk Episode 4: Wicked Cool Toys’ Michael Rinzler
In episode 4 of aNb Media’s ShopTalk, our guest is co-founder and co-president of Wicked Cool Toys, Michael Rinzler. In this episode, Jim Silver and Jennifer Lynch chat with Rinzler about how he got his start in the toy business working under MGA’s Isaac Larian and how the industry can better attract young talent today. He also reflects on Wicked Cool’s own beginnings and the challenges new companies in the…