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.
Janice Ross, vice-president of Women in Toys, chats with Kickstarter’s Head of Games Luke Crane about how to launch a successful tabletop game campaign.
The Toy Association offers its top tips for safe summer fun for toy companies and retailers to leverage and help spread the word.
John Brady confesses to his own focus group of one—his grandchildren— and how their digital usage has impacted his outlook of the toy industry.
Toys & Family Entertainment (TFE) Publisher Bob Glaser shares his thoughts on the potential impact of the trade wars on the toy industry.
Attendees of the Toy Association’s upcoming business conference are invited to prepare for the future, including the threat of 25% tariffs on all toys manufactured in China.
JudoLaunch, a product launch platform for ecommerce businesses, breaks down how the Amazon Brand Registry works, and how it can help build toy businesses.
Looking back at my October 2017 column, I was armed with facts proclaiming that brick-and-mortar retail was rock solid, despite what we all saw in the news. Sixteen months later, following the 2018 Christmas season, I was curious: Had those predictions been accurate? Did brick-and-mortar actually weather the Amazon storm of the past two seasons?