toys

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 »
Spielwarenmesse

Spielwarenmesse provides welfare institutions with new toys

Nuremberg-based Spielwarenmesse eG has been donating toys to welfare institutions in Franconia and the SOS Children’s Villages in Germany for more than 40 years. Around 30 pallets of cuddly toys, board games and wooden toys... more »

People of Play opens voting for 2021 Toy & Game International Excellence Awards

Finalists for the prestigious TAGIE Awards have been announced by People of Play (POP). The TAGIEs honor the best and brightest innovators, designers and marketers in the toy and game industry. The 2021 TAGIE Awards are presented by... more »

Schleich launches U.S. search for a child chief storytelling officer

This fall, Schleich, a manufacturer of animal characters and playsets, is looking for one special kid with outstanding storytelling and imaginative powers to fill the role of chief storytelling officer (CSO). Schleich believes that storytelling... more »

The Toy Association postpones Toy Fair Dallas until 2022

In response to challenges posed by the Delta variant of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Toy Association has announced the official postponement of Toy Fair Dallas, which was planned to take place Oct. 5-7. It is... more »

HABA FAMILYGROUP acquires specialty online retailer Bella Luna Toy

HABA FAMILYGROUP has acquired specialty online retailer Bella Luna Toys and Oompa, expanding its e-commerce footprint in the U.S. HABA FAMILYGROUP and Bella Luna both share the same vision of supporting families and children with... more »

Nominations open for the 2021 Toy & Game International Excellence Awards

Now entering its fourteenth year, the TAGIE Awards, presented by People of Play (POP), will once again honor the best and brightest innovators, designers and marketers in the toy and game industry. Each year, the... more »

World of Toys Pavilion premieres at Toy Fair New York

Whether it’s Hong Kong, India or Russia – the World of Toys Program by Spielwarenmesse eG gives manufacturers access to international toy markets. In 2022, the popular format will arrive in the U.S., appearing at... more »

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