Source: Toys “R” Us Canada/The Book of Toys Nick Muriella, Associate Vice President of Toys at Toys “R” Us Canada, talks about keeping the shelves stocked, holiday toy shipments and 2022 toy predictions in the toy book Annual questions and answers on the state of the industry. The Toy Book:Read More →

Kim Rompilla | Source: Crayola / the toy book Kim Rompilla, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing Development and Enablement at Crayola, talks about the company’s solutions to supply shortages the toy bookannual Q&A on the state of the industry. The Toy Book: How has your company mitigated the effectsRead More →

Which Hess toy trucks are the best? Since 1964, Hess Corporation has released a unique toy for the holiday season. From tankers to airplanes, these limited edition collectibles have become beloved icons. Although the supply often runs out in the new year, you can still get your hands on aRead More →

CHARLOTTE, NC – Toys are a big part of the holiday season, but they can be dangerous too. A pediatrician explains how he protects his three children. What would you like to know In 2020, nearly 200,000 toy injuries sent children to the emergency room, according to the Consumer ProductRead More →

The pandemic has upended millions of traditional holidays around the world, but one thing is still going as usual: children are making wish lists and hoping to find their favorite toys under the tree. Local independent toy store owners have stepped up throughout the pandemic to keep children entertained duringRead More →

As a journalist, I covered the Black Friday shopping phenomenon for eight years. I’ve interviewed hardcore deal seekers camping outside stores and dozens of others looking for the biggest discounts on gifts. Every eight years, Toys R Us had a line of shoppers – usually parents – waiting in theRead More →