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Schleich USA shifts Canadian business in-house

Schleich, a leading manufacturer of animal figurines, announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2021 it will be servicing Canadian customers directly from its North American warehouse in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Since 2018, Schleich has partnered with... more »

HABA USA welcomes Willie Wilkov as CEO

HABA USA, a subsidiary of The HABA Family of Companies in Germany, has named Willie Wilkov its new CEO & Managing Director for North America. Wilkov will be responsible for accelerating growth of the core... more »

Toy & Game International Innovation Summit releases names of panelists for 2020

People of Play, formerly known as the Chicago Toy & Game Group, is excited to announce its first wave of notable speakers and keynotes for the Toy & Game International Innovation Summit, Nov.16-20. Sponsored by... more »

The Chicago Toy & Game Group rebrands under the name People of Play

The Chicago Toy & Game Group (CHITAG) is rebranding under the name People of Play (POP). This organization is known for championing toy and game innovators around the world and celebrating achievements at industry events including... more »

Spielwarenmesse identifies new toy trends this October

Every year, the TrendCommittee by the Spielwarenmesse identifies new trends, which are announced in October. Joined by two new members this year, the international experts are charged with tracking down trail-blazing developments in the industry. The... more »

Moose Toys’ Kindi Kids receives Toy of the Year nomination

Kindi Kids, Moose Toys' first foray into the preschool aisle, successfully debuted on shelves this summer. Given the high demand for the collection to date, Kindi Kids is among the top-selling toys this holiday season... more »

ASTRA unveils 2020 Best Toys for Kids award winners

The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) unveiled its 2020 Best Toys for Kids award winners. The list includes fourteen winning toys in fourteen categories. “ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids award program is different from... more »

Toysmith forms new alliance with Anne McGilvray & Company

Toysmith shared that on July 1, Anne McGilvray & Company (AMCI) will begin selling the entire portfolio of Toysmith toy and gift products in the United States. For over 45 years, Anne McGilvray & Company has... more »

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