Treks to the water park might become a thing of the past if manufacturers of ever-more-elaborate inflatable versions have their way. These slides, raceways and backyard water parks don’t require tickets for fun — just a bunch of neighbor kids. And if that’s not enough to keep children dripping happily, reusable water balloons and a toy shark that spits water should float their boats.
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Sales of Outdoor and Sports Toys surged by $193 million during April, 2020, a 51 percent increase over the same time period last year:
U.S. retail sales of toys generated $20.9 billion in 2019 compared to $21.8 billion in 2018, a decline of 4 percent.
Industry performance in 2019 was one of contrast. Sales in the first half of the year declined due to comparisons to the Toys?R”Us liquidation sales, which grew the first half of 2018.
Designed by Cas Holman, Geemo is a grabby, stretchy, quirky companion designed to occupy a child's mind as much as his hands. This playful building block for the imagination is sold in Geemanisms (sets) of five. Geemo's flexible, magnetic limbs grab and repel each other in unpredictable ways. As Geemo comes to life in one's hands, he can build, discover, create and imagine with freedom. Awards: Conduit Brave New Design 2005. Source: ToyDirectory interview.
Geemo was invented while Cas was pursuing her MFA at Cranbrook, and launched at the NY MoMA Design Store in 2007. It has since won numerous awards and shown in design and toy fairs in Moscow, Tokyo,Seoul, New York, Hamburg and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Sold in Geemanisms of 5, Geemo’s flexible magnetic limbs grab and repel each other in unpredictable ways. As Geemo comes to life in your hands, you can build, discover, create, and imagine with this new species of toy. Cas worked with factories in the US, China and...