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Ronald Mannak
San Francisco, CA
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In part I we discussed the changes that are shaking up the toy industry, in part II we saw the challenges toy companies are facing trying to reinvent themselves as... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Global Toy News
In Part I we looked at three changes that shaking up the toy industry: bricks and mortar retailing collapsing, high-end sensors and other chips coming within reach of mass market... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Global Toy News
@Slavica I believe wooden toys will continue to exist as a niche product. It is likely that simple electronic toys will be replaced first by high-end electronic toys and that the high-end electronic toys will continue to eat market share from non-electronic toys after that. I expect the transformation to be similar to how the first victim of the iPad and iPhone was Leapfrog (and not wooden toy companies, for example).Leapfrog was high-tech but not high-end technology like the iPad was.