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Gift Shop Plus seeks product submissions for next issue

Gift Shop® Plus is now accepting product submissions for editorial consideration in the spring issue. Makers and sales agencies are able submit hi-res product images of the latest offerings through the website. Here is a... more »

Toysmith hosts virtual event in February

Toysmith will stream its first annual Joy Fair, a virtual trade show event, Feb. 7-10 at 12:00 p.m. EST each day. Toysmith is a toy and gift distributor in the U.S. Joy Fair provides retail... more »

Spielwarenmesse and the Toy Business Forum present key trends

The industry is ready to meet up again at the Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg from Feb. 2-6, 2022. The  trade fair, along with the Toy Business Forum – the home of industry expertise and solutions to... more »

Schleich USA hires eight-year old as its first chief storytelling officer

Schleich USA hires an eight-year old as chief storytelling officer from a pool of nearly 150 applicants. Once upon a time, Schleich (pronounced Shh-like), the leading manufacturer of animal characters and playsets, went searching for... more »

People Of Play releases Virtual POP Week details

People of Play (POP) released its official schedule for the Virtual POP Week, running from Nov. 15-20, 2021. The week includes The Toy & Game International Innovation Summit, POP Duo Keynotes Legends & Leaders, Networking... more »
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Gift Shop Plus seeks Share Your Story submissions

Gift Shop Plus seeks Share Your Story submissions from independently owned toy stores or retailers who have a large offering of toys and games. "We'd like to learn more about the amazing and creatively unique... more »

Spielwarenmesse’s International TrendCommittee focuses on green toys

Sustainability has become a highly significant topic worldwide. The International TrendCommittee for the Spielwarenmesse is similarly devoting its efforts to this development. To highlight the importance of the topic within the toy industry, the 13... more »

The Toy Association unveils the hottest toy trends of the holiday season

The Toy Association trends team unveiled the hottest toy trends of the '21 holiday season, offering an inside look at some of the fastest growing fads in the toy and play space – from innovative... more »

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