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Richard Gottlieb
New York, NY
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I had the pleasure of traveling to Newport, Rhode Island in order to visit the International Tennis Hall of Fame. I was there to witness the induction of the 2017... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Global Toy News
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The cost of an IMAX VR experience is $10 to $15. The cost of a large bucket of popcorn is on average $8.15. Not a bad price for VR when... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Global Toy News
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Disney is a whale in the ocean of television. They are making some major waves and we in the toys, play and content will gladly follow in their wake. ...... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Global Toy News
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I, as many of you, had kiddie records when I was a child. They usually came in red or yellow and were called 78's because they made 78 revolutions per... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Global Toy News
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Sawyers, Bakelite Model B in Brown dating to the 1940's Did you have a View-Master? I did too. I was recalling my View-Master with a friend when I began wondering... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Global Toy News
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If you think that it was Walmart that crushed Kmart, think again, it was the dollar stores joined by their cousins Family Dollar and General Dollar. ... Dollar stores are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Donna Jaffe is an industry leader who has captained the growth of her company, Peaceable Kingdom, for the last 17 years. I wanted to learn more about her, her company... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Global Toy News
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"'The Atlas Pursuit' by David Wise appears to be part novel (think "The Da Vinci Code"), part treasure hunt (think Pokemon Go) and part puzzle." ... Are we on the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Global Toy News
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It’s not going to be your father’s (or your mother’s, for that matter) PlayCon in 2018. The Toy Association has announced that it will be working with Richard Gottlieb, CEO... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at Global Toy News
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The first Play Fair launched in February of 2016. This year's fair will take place in November 4-5, 2017 at the Javits Center. Play Fair differs from Toy Fair in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Armstrong & Associates recently issued their "Top 50 Global Third-Party Logistics Providers".Their rankings were based upon gross revenue volume. These are companies that provide shipping and warehousing for businesses who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Global Toy News
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"pediophobia: a fear of dolls; a fear of children" -- Dictionary.com ... I have a friend who is, to this day, very discomforted (I'm be polite, really he's scared) by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Toys R Us is mighty important to the toy industry so, this week, when I received an email from one of our toy industry thought leaders I took notice. He... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at Global Toy News
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There is something special about toys that combine art with the mechanical to create toys. I thought it would be fun to take a look back and appreciate some of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at Global Toy News
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TIMOTHY SCOTT BURNS - With 15 years of experience in the toy and hobby industry, holding senior leadership roles at Edmund Scientific, X-treme Geek and Poolsupplies.com, Tim launched thousands of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at Global Toy News
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You can't love a computer or a screen. You can love a plush. David Socha, CEO Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Company ... David Socha founded Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Co.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Global Toy News
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As President of VTech Electronic since 2002, William champions sales, marketing, product development, operations, human resources and information systems for both VTech and LeapFrog brands in North America. William has... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Good news for those who make toys. JC Penney, the venerable bricks and mortar retailer, is once again merchandising toys in its bricks and mortar stores. According to a Fortune... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Global Toy News
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The Etch-A-Sketch also taught me how to "let go of your darlings" -- you had to shake your artwork away if you wanted to create something new. Debbie Sterling ...... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Rick Woldenberg is CEO of Learning Resources, Inc., a 150-employee manufacturer of educational materials and educational toys based in Vernon Hills, Illinois with offices in Gardena, California and Kings Lynn,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at Global Toy News
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The future is never for the faint of heart and today is no different. ... Any doubts that we were undergoing a major shift in retailing were put to rest... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Global Toy News
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E-commerce is ultimately not retail but an extension of the supply chain right into your living room. E-commerce is therefore not retail but logistics. ... There has been a great... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Judd Zebersky is the CEO and founder of Jazwares, Inc., a leader in the licensed products industry with rights to several of the top global entertainment properties worldwide.After obtaining his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Before there was plastic there was tin. It was hard, rusted and could cut. Yet, it could be molded and cut into a variety of shapes and was a great... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Global Toy News
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Shehnaz Safiuddin is an innovative brand builder and marketer with expertise in creating relevant, differentiated brands that stand the test of time while keeping up with the times. She recently... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2017 at Global Toy News