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  Over the years, collectors have always been a part of history. When the Franklin Mint was created in the 1960s, modern collectibles came onto the scene with a whole different set of characte...

NEW YORK, NY | May 20, 2024 — The Toy Association Inc., the business trade association representing a wide array of manufacturers, retailers, licensors, and others involved in the youth e...

(POP\'s Julia deKorte) Thanks for taking the time to speak with me Mark! Let\'s get right into it... Why and how did you get into the toy industry? I always loved toys, since I was a kid, and I have al...

  In celebration of our \"MAY I help? Yes, you MAY\" Campaign (DONATE HERE), We are encouraging everyone to share their favorite Young Inventor Challenge® Stories. Here’s mine...

  Glen Ellyn, IL – May 15th: I shipped my pants?…. Pocket jerky?…. Man glitter? These are just a few of the random a$$ phrases you’ll be hearing slipped into conversa...

For the complete press release including images, links, and catalog information, please click here. Outdoor Play Line Djubi Returns to its Inventor at The Good Game Company   The Good Game Com...

    The Play for Change Awards – What are They and Why You Should Get Involved.   As they enter their fifty year, Toy World Publisher John Baulch – chair of the jury - ...

Statement From Jochanan Golad, CEO, Goliath Group   May 14, 2024   Pressman, part of the Goliath Group, would like to address and correct certain statements made publicly in trade public...

Calling all toy industry thought leaders: The Toy Association™ is now accepting presentation applications for Toy Fair® University, taking place throughout the show from March...

Dan Klitsner, renowned inventor of Bop It, is launching a Kickstarter for a new yard game... Sling It! Is it medieval cornhole with a sausage-slinging twist? Find out in this special episode, where ...

POP\'s Julia DeKorte has a few questions for legendary inventor and author Gil Druckman...   How long have you been in the toy industry? Since 1981   How did you get into the toy business...

MESH Helps started with a question, “How can we strengthen the skills kids need for their mental, emotional, and social health and build resilience through play?”. ThinkFun inaugurated thi...

  For the month of May, we\'re reaching out to individuals to support the Young Inventor Challenge\'s mission to inspire the next generation of toy innovators. Watch the inspiring/fun video and ...

Increasing Challenges with MESH Helps   MESH Helps started with a question, “How can we strengthen the skills kids need for their mental, emotional, and social health and build resilience...

The Toy Industry Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions and provided impactful service to the toy industry throughout their careers. The Toy Associatio...

  May 7, 2024, OAK BROOK, IL – TOMY International announced that Julie Gwaltney has been appointed Vice President of the Toy Division. Julie has over 30 years’ experience in the to...

May 1, 2024   Dear toy industry colleagues,   Small Business Week (April 28 to May 4) is a time to celebrate the backbone of our economy. Innovation and creativity drive our industry, ye...

  Hi,Tracey! Thank you for taking time to chat. Although we\'ve known one another a long time, there are still questions unasked! What is it about the Toy and Game Industry that you love? &nbs...

Storytelling with MESH Helps   MESH Helps started with a question, “How can we strengthen the skills kids need for their mental, emotional, and social health and build resilience through ...

    TOMY International’s Fat Brain Toys Appoints EVP Jeff Jackson joins with a wealth of play and entertainment channel experience.   April 30, 2024, OAK BROOK, IL - TOMY I...

    Hi Rob! Thank you for taking time to share with our readers what you do at Disney and a bit about your life. You have a very long title, can you tell us what you do in our industry? ...

MC: Hey Adam, excited to catch-up with you.  I see you’re up to a few new things!   AH: Hi Mary, great to connect.  Indeed, I’m thrilled to be working on a couple of inter...

Licensing International Announces 2024 Hall of Fame Inductees   New York — Licensing International, the leading trade association for the global brand licensing industry, today annou...

Simon Gameplay The Simon game is a circular electronic device that has four different colored buttons: red, yellow, blue, and green. The game begins with one of the colored buttons lighting up, and ...

The Toy Foundation™ (TTF) and the University of Richmond (UofR), two great passions in Richard Gottlieb’s life, are proud to announce the Richard Gottlieb Toy Entrepreneurship Grant&n...

Teacher of the Year, Paul Andersen, taught science for 20 years and has been an educational consultant for a decade. In today\'s episode, he discusses running a successful Kickstarter for his product...

The Gift of Authenticity: Embrace Your Inner Truth, Unleash Your Potential is a book that will launch you onto a journey of self-discovery and truly change your life. Written by Gil Druckman, toy and ...

Overcoming Obstacles with MESH Helps   MESH Helps started with a question, “How can we strengthen the skills kids need for their mental, emotional, and social health and build resilience ...

  Educating families on how to keep children safe at play remains a year-round priority for The Toy Association. While each November we mark the kickoff of the holiday season with our annual T...

NOMINATIONS FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR THE 2024 TOY & GAME INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS ARE OPEN!   People of Play (POP) is Accepting Lifetime Achievement TAGIE Award Nominations...

Tait & Lily, Inventors of Betcha Can't!