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.
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…
In episode three of aNb Media’s ShopTalk, aNb Media’s Jim Silver and Jennifer Lynch sit down with the founder and CEO of Mego, Marty Abrams.
In episode 2 of aNb Media’s digital series, ShopTalk, Jim Silver and Jennifer Lynch sit down with Mattel’s COO Richard Dickson to discuss how Mattel is changing overall as a company, the fast-paced expansion of its entertainment division, and the successes, challenges and changes with products, brands, and strategies.
In episode one of aNb Media’s ShopTalk, Jim Silver and Jennifer Lynch recap Toy Fair New York 2019.