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The Elves have it! – Toy Fair News

posted by SantaTim On April - 1 - 2011 Comments Off on The Elves have it! – Toy Fair News

At the 2011 Toy Fair I travel up and down a few dozen isles and past hundreds of vendor booths offering every type of toy, game and children’s book you might imagine.  And being this was the largest toy event of its type you sometimes end up thinking you are seeing things.  Imagine my surprise […]

Toys for Girls – 2011 Toy Fair Report

posted by SantaTim On March - 21 - 2011 4 COMMENTS

Two weeks ago, I reported on one some new toys for the toddlers and some for the boys.  Today, I want to give you some updates on the newest items for the Girls, starting with Mattel.  As we all know the number one item requested by girls is Barbie, or anything related to her.  And Mattel […]

Toys for Boys – What’s new in 2011

posted by SantaTim On March - 15 - 2011 Comments Off on Toys for Boys – What’s new in 2011

The 2011 International Toy Fair benefited this year with a huge roll-out of new toys for boys!.  Leading the pack were the over 300 new toys, games and items all tied to Disney’s June 24 release of “Cars 2.”  A lot has happened since 2006 when Pixar and Disney first released “Cars.”   Now ‘Lightning McQueen’ (Owen […]

The New Toys for 2011 – Starting with Toys Toddlers!

posted by SantaTim On February - 24 - 2011 309 COMMENTS

Attending the Toy Industry of America’s (TIA) 2011 Toy Fair was quite exciting.  I have been attending for the past five years and each year it gets better and better.  New York’s  Javits Convention Center is the annual location for this show, which is always held in the third week of February.  (The Javits Center also hosts […]

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