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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 May 22, 2017 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.