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Action Figures 

1. Article: Lights, Camera, Action!!
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: June 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Portrait of an Action Figure Collector
Author: Avelino C. Tuason
Date: June 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Hey Big Boy -- We've got your Action! ToyDirectory Checks out Collectible Action Figures
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: October 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Play Invasion: War Toys Take A Step Up
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: May 1st, 2003
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5. Article: The Real Stuff: Action Products Find Inspiration in Today’s Heroes
Author: Julie Duffy
Date: May 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Action Figures Market Gets Older, More Sophisticated
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: July 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Fresh and Fierce: Action Figures for Hobby and Play
Author: Cynthia Boris
Date: July 1st, 2003
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8. Article: Looking For Action? Top Selling Action Figures for 2003
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: July 1st, 2003
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9. Article: G.I. Joe Meets the B-Boy: Introducing the New Wave of Action Figures
Author: Kevin Skaggs
Date: July 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Miniature Mayhem: An Interview with Dave Gonzales, Creator of the Homies
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: September 1st, 2003
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11. Article: ACTION FIGURES
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Accessories 

1. Article: A Winning Combination
Author: Rachana Rathi
Date: September 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Kids and Teens See the Light: Glowing Fashion Accessories From Atomic
Author: Vanessa Wright
Date: November 2003
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Animal Toys 

1. Article: A NEW TWEAK ON HIDE-AND-SEEK!
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: June 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Happy (and Clever) People Make Happy Dog Toys
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: July 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Will A New Breed of Pet Toys Find a Home In Human Toy Stores?
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: July 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Not Your Average Bear
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: October 1st, 2002
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5. Article: Just Plush Play
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: October 1st, 2002
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Arts & Craft 

1. Article: Works of Art and Craft
Author: Avelino C. Tuason
Date: July 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Arts and Crafts for Recovery
Author: Wendy Baker
Date: July 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Edutainment Toys Redefine Play.
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: September 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Color Me Creative: Arts and Crafts for Kids
Author: Kevin Skaggs
Date: June 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Focusing Arts and Crafts on Ability, Not Disability
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: June 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Kids’ Art Kits: Beyond the Refrigerator Gallery
Author: Janie Franz
Date: June 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Unfolding The Paper Model Market
Author: Mark Lardas
Date: June 1st, 2003
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8. Article: Smart Art
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: June 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Crayola Centennial A Colorful Celebration
Author: Shawn Cole
Date: June 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Wikki Stix to the Rescue
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: June 1st, 2003
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11. Article: My Keepsake Clock Kit
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: June 1st, 2003
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12. Article: The Wizard of Wow: A Creative Moment With Steve Kehrli
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: July 1st, 2003
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13. Article: Madacy Helps Crayola Celebrate 100 Years
Author: Emalyn Franco-Romano
Date: August 1st, 2003
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14. Article: Color Fantasy’s T-Shirts Let Kids Wear Their Own Artwork
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: September 1st, 2003
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15. Article: OOZ and OZ for a Warped Good Time
Author: Marc Lemay
Date: October 1st, 2003
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16. Article: No More Clay Ashtrays: Cool Crafts for Kids
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: December 2003
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17. Article: With Arts and Crafts on the Rise, Hobby Show Gets Bigger and Better
Author: Mark Lardas
Date: December 2003
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18. Article: Everything Old is New Again: Classic Crafts Are Reborn
Author: Mark Lardas
Date: December 2003
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19. Article: UFO Toy Folds Into New Dimensions
Author: Theresa Hoiles
Date: December 2003
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20. Article: Skullduggery’s New Krazy Kars
Author: Tracy Taris
Date: December 2003
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21. Article: ARTS & CRAFTS
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Books 

1. Article: Children's Book Market Recovery Continues
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: December 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Books To Compete With TV
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: December 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Reading Aloud: Your Voice Counts
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: December 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Kids' Books Grow Up
Author: Cory O'Malley
Date: December 1st, 2002
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5. Article: Bestsellers: Recommended Reading in Children’s Books
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: December 1st, 2002
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6. Article: Pageturners: What’s New in Children’s Books
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: December 1st, 2002
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7. Article: Real Retailer: The Red Balloon Bookshop
Author: Kris Decker
Date: December 1st, 2002
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8. Article: A New Reality: Fairies take to the Runway
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: December 1st, 2002
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9. Article: Books to Ease the Pain: Barklay and Eve Help Kids Through Life’s Darkest Times
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: December 1st, 2002
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10. Article: Cool Company: Chasing Ghosts Throughout History
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: December 1st, 2002
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11. Article: High-Flying Children’s Titles for Spring
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: January 1, 2003
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12. Article: Designer profile: Maria Cordeiro
Author: Rachana Rathi and Jeremy Loudenback
Date: January 1, 2003
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13. Article: To Do or Not To Do: Behavioral Books for Kids
Author: Jennifer LB Leese
Date: February 1, 2003
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14. Article: Books Present Trick-Or-Treat Alternatives
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: February 1, 2003
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15. Article: The Romance of Retail: The Enchanted Forest
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: February 1, 2003
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16. Article: Books that Beat the Summertime Blues
Author: Kris Decker
Date: June 1, 2003
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17. Article: Tween the Lines: Challenging Reading for Pre-Teens
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: June 1, 2003
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18. Article: Manga Magic
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: July 1st, 2003
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19. Article: New Boy Books For Fall
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: August 1st, 2003
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20. Article: New Books For Fall That Girls Will Love
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: August 1st, 2003
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21. Article: More than Elves and Candy Canes: Holiday Books for 2003
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: September 1st, 2003
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21. Article: Fairy Tales Favorites: Books That Cross Boundaries
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: October 1st, 2003
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22. Article: Sophisticated Readers, Latest Potter Craze Spearhead Book Renaissance
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: November 2003
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23. Article: Milk, Bananas, Scotch Tape and Harry Potter: Retailing Children’s Books
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: November 2003
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24. Article: Kid Lit 101: Children’s Literature Publishers and Young Readers
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: November 2003
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25. Article: Move Over, Dr. Seuss: Hot Deals and Trends in the Licensed Book Market
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: November 2003
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26. Article: Barefoot Books: It’s Not the Size That Counts, But How You Sell
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: November 2003
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27. Article: Graphic Novels Top Booksellers’ Hot List
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: December 2003
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28. Article: BOOKS
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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29. Article: Italian Storybook Mouse Immigrates to U.S.
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: January 2004
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Brass Ring

1. Article: "Why Didn’t I Think of That?"A Goof-Off Game Gets Real
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: June 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Horses Still Hold Sway: Breyer Animal Creations Then and Now
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: June 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Brides and Bingo: A New Tradition is Born
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: June 1st, 2003
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4. Article: A Star is Born: Electronics for Infant and Preschool
Author: Staff
Date: July 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Not Your Father’s Yo-Yos
Author: Staff
Date: July 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Stacking Up Creativity with PixelBlocks
Author: Staff
Date: August 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Abra Palabra! An Old Game is New Again
Author: Staff
Date: August 1st, 2003
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8. Article: You’re It: TinyTag™ Starts Small and Scores Big
Author: Staff
Date: September 1st, 2003
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9. Article: A New Board Game for Halloween Scares Up Fun for the Whole Family
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: October 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Like the Animals Do: Fua and Company Borrow Jewelry Designs from the Wild
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: November 2003
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Building Toys

1. Article: Renaissance Woman
Author: Rachana Rathi
Date: August 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Building the Mind, One Block at a Time
Author: Zak Ostrowski
Date: September 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Atollo Sports New Packaging, New Awards
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: September 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Building New Markets: Construction Sets Grapple with Marketing, New Audiences
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: April 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Construction Toys Stack Up
Author: Kevin Skaggs
Date: April 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Tinkertoys and Erector Sets: Ninety Years Old and Going Strong
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: April 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Jack and the Giant Building Blocks
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: April 1st, 2003
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8. Article: The Geometry of the Universe: Zometool Construction Sets Stand on Science
Author: Jill Marquardt
Date: May 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Motorized Fun with M-Gears
Author: Bruno Moore
Date: July 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Bella Building: Plastwood’s Set Towers Above the Competition
Author: Kristen Lowrey
Date: December 2003
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Cars, RC & Otherwise 

1. Article: If At First Your Scooter Succeeds....Trike, Trike Again
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: July 1st, 2002
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2. Article: DUBCITY Jada Toys
Author: Orly Minazad
Date: July 1st, 2002
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3. Article: LOWRIDE2FREEDOM: Freezing a Pose in a Hot Niche
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: August 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Cars, R/C and Otherwise
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: August 1st, 2002
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5. Article: Roundhouse South
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: September 1st, 2002
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6. Article: What makes a Model Train Retailer ?
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: September 1st, 2002
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7. Article: Hey Big Boy -- We've got your Action! ToyDirectory Checks out Collectible Action Figures
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: October 1st, 2002
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8. Article: Designer profile: The “Big Daddy” Legacy Rocks On
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: February 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Cub Cruiser Brings Back the Good 'Ol Days
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: February 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Where’s the Wire? The Fast Track on New Train Technology
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: April 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Mattel’s Hot Wheels Celebrates its 35TH Anniversary with HIGHWAY 35
Author: Tish Monaco
Date: May 1st, 2003
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12. Article: Keep on Truckin’: The Timeless Temptation of Toy Cars and Trucks
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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13. Article: New Fast and the Furious Diecast Cars Poised at the Starting Line for this Summer’s Seque
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: May 1st, 2003
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14. Article: The Wireless World of Remote Controlled Toys
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: June 1st, 2003
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15. Article: Learning to Drive the RC Car Market
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: June 1st, 2003
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16. Article: Fifty Years Young: Allied Hobbies Keeps Them Coming Back
Author: Julie Duffy
Date: August 1st, 2003
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17. Article: Micro RC Vehicles Speed Ahead
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: January 2004
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18. Article: Custom RC Cars Offer Performance and Excitement
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: January 2004
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19. Article: Radio Control Toys: the Fast and the Curious
Author: Tony Maddela
Date: January 2004
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20. Article: CARS, TRUCKS & R/C
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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21. Article: DIE-CAST
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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22. Article: RIDEABLES
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Children's Furnitures 

1. Article: Gygy Inc.
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: July 1st, 2002
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2. Article: More Than Just a Baby Blanket
Author: Bryan Miller
Date: November 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Fun and Imaginative Children’s Furnishings to Brighten up A Room
Author: Vanessa Wright
Date: December 2003
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4. Article: Playing House in 2004
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: December 2003
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5. Article: Specialty Retailers Make Room for Children´s Furniture
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: December 2003
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6. Article: Beyond Bunk Beds: Furniture Highlights
Author: Letitia Adrienne Monaco & TDmonthly Staff
Date: December 2003
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7. Article: Floor It: Children’s Play Carpets
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: December 2003
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8. Article: Kids’ Furniture Grows Up
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: December 2003
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9. Article: Way Cool! Innovative Furniture and Bedroom Accessories for Tweens
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: December 2003
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Collectibles  

1. Article: Roundhouse South
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: September 1st, 2002
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2. Article: What makes a Model Train Retailer?
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: September 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Collectors Maintain Grip on Toy Industry
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: September 1st, 2003
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4. Article: 10 Tips For Increasing Collectible Sales
Author: Mark N. Lardas
Date: September 1st, 2003
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5. Article: All’s Fair in Trade and War
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: September 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Cuddly Collectible Plush for Children of All Ages
Author: Janie Franz
Date: September 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Collector's Favorites
Author: Lynda Lin
Date: September 1st, 2003
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8. Article: New Die-Cast Vehicles Raise the Bar on Realism
Author: Lynda Lin
Date: September 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Sports Collectibles Announce Winter Lineups
Author: Justin Silves
Date: September 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Anime and Manga Collectibles Step into 3-D
Author: Mark Vickery
Date: September 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Dusty Trail Debuts with a Unique Action Figure Line
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: September 1st, 2003
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12. Article: Worth Hunting Down: Sideshow’s New Terminator 3 Collectibles
Author: Della Serene
Date: September 1st, 2003
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13. Article: Mighty Beanz Collectibles Are Off to Hopping Good Start
Author: Robert J Winslow
Date: December 2003
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14. Article: COLLECTIBLES
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2003
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15. Article: TRADING CARDS
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2003
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Comics 

1. Article: Time Warp Comics and Games
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: June 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Meltdown Comics
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: August 1st, 2002
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Construction Toys 

1. Article: Sophisticated Sets Draw New Builders to Construction Toys
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: January 2004
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2. Article: Construction Toys Are Magnets for Manufacturers and Retailers
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: January 2004
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3. Article: Building Sets in Motion
Author: Tony Maddela
Date: January 2004
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4. Article: Building Sets Teach the Language of Technology
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: January 2004
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5. Article: Construction Toys That Build the Imagination
Author: Amelia Brown
Date: January 2004
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6. Article: Building a Brighter Mind, One Block at a Time
Author: Theresa Hoiles
Date: January 2004
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7. Article: Non-Traditional Construction Sets Inspire Creativity
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: January 2004
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8. Article: Q & A with LEGO’s Michael McNally
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: January 2004
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9. Article: BUILDING KITS
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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10. Article: Taurus Toy Hasn’t Outgrown Small Town Service
Author: Shawn Cole
Date: January 2004
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11. Article: Leggo My Lego Magazine
Author: Kris Decker
Date: January 2004
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12. Article: Fasten Your Seatbelt: K´Nex Has a Rippin´ New Ride
Author: Sheryl Scarborough
Date: January 2004
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13. Article: Made to last: Brick and Stone Building Kits
Author: Michele Blandino
Date: January 2004
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14. Article: CoolBlox Let Kids Build a Soft Fortress
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Dolls & Plush 

1. Article: A NEW TWEAK ON HIDE-AND-SEEK!
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: June 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Dolls Reflecting Our World
Author: Orly Minazad
Date: June 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Traditional Dolls with Appeal for Today
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: June 1st, 2002
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4. Article: The New Bear Era: Stuff it Yourself and Prosper
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: July 1st, 2002
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5. Article: A Stuffable-Bear Retailer Bears All
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: July 1st, 2002
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6. Article: What'll Be Hot for the Holidays?
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: August 1st, 2002
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7. Article: Not Your Average Bear
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: October 1st, 2002
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8. Article: Just Plush Play
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: October 1st, 2002
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9. Article: Plush Toys Enhance Child Development
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson, with contributions by Heather Augustyn
Date: November 1st, 2002
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10. Article: Retailers Weigh In On Plush
Author: Adam Us
Date: November 1st, 2002
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11. Article: Plush That's Good Enough to Eat: Sid's Favorites
Author: Heather Augustyn
Date: November 1st, 2002
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12. Article: A Century of Plush
Author: Phyllis Noah
Date: November 1st, 2002
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13. Article: The Stuff-Your-Own Biz
Author: Kris Decker
Date: November 1st, 2002
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14. Article: Beyond the Boundaries of Business as Usual
Author: Kris Decker
Date: January 1st, 2003
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15. Article: Grrl Power: Groovy Girls Keep it Real
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: February 1st, 2003
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16. Article: Next-Generation Woodkins Design Studio Collection
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: April 1st, 2003
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17. Article: New Plush Lines Ape the Color and Sounds of Wildlife
Author: Tish Monaco
Date: May 1st, 2003
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18. Article: Custom Plush Spreads Out
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: May 1st, 2003
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19. Article: Aurora World Takes the Middle Path
Author: Scott Ferguson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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20. Article: Military Bears™ are Here to Help
Author: Tim Connoll
Date: May 1st, 2003
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21. Article: Ambassador Toys
Author: Kevin Skaggs
Date: May 1st, 2003
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22. Article: Fairy Bears Spread Their Wings
Author: Emalyn Franco-Romano
Date: July 1st, 2003
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23. Article: World Culture on the Go: Mini Talking Totes
Author: Mark Vickery
Date: August 1st, 2003
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24. Article: Doll Wars: Mattel’s Flavas Take on Bratz in a Battle for Tween Girls’ Dollars
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: August 1st, 2003
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25. Article: St. Paul’s Essence of Nonsense is
Serious Fun
Author: Janie Franz
Date: September 1st, 2003
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26. Article: Plush and Cuddly Sea Friends
Author: Veronica Armstrong
Date: October 1st, 2003
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27. Article: Expressive Readers: Puppet Play Helps Kids Read
Author: Candyce Kornblum
Date: December 2003
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28. Article: DOLLS
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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29. Article: PLUSH & STUFFED
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Edible Toys 

1. Article: Do You Like Your Candy with a Twist?
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: August 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Gift Giving Just Got A Little Bit Sweeter
Author: Amelia Brown
Date: July 1st, 2003
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Educational 

1. Article: Gygy Inc.
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: July 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Renaissance Woman
Author: Rachana Rathi
Date: August 1st, 2002
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3. Article: For Those Who Enjoy Things That Ooze
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: August 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Edutainment Toys Redefine Play
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: September 1st, 2002
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5. Article: The Adventures of Brainy Baby and Small Fry
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: October 1st, 2002
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6. Article: Real Retailer: Silomark House
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: October 1st, 2002
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7. Article: Toys, Technology and the Brave New World
Author: Scott Ferguson
Date: October 1st, 2002
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8. Article: Real Retailer: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Author: Staff
Date: November 1st, 2002
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9. Article: Product Spotlight: Inventive Toys
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: January 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Competition is Sooo 2002: New Games for the New Year
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: January 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Talk to the Hand: Morphing Marty and Maggie Keep it Fresh
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: January 1st, 2003
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12. Article: Let's Learn and Play Carpets
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: April 1st, 2003
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13. Article: Chores Without Whining? New System Satisfies both Kids and Parents
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: June 1st, 2003
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14. Article: Educational Toys: Too Much Too Soon?
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: October 1st, 2003
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15. Article: What Makes an Educational Toy?
Author: Susan Hardwicke, Ph.D.
Date: October 1st, 2003
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16. Article: Reaching the Homeschool Market
Author: Mark Lardas
Date: October 1st, 2003
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17. Article: Toys Make Recycling Part of Playtime
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: October 1st, 2003
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18. Article: Educational Learning Kits Have Something for Everyone
Author: Kip Fry
Date: October 1st, 2003
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19. Article: Electronic Learning Aids Bring Education to Life
Author: Lynda Lin
Date: October 1st, 2003
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20. Article: ELearning Kits: Education in a Box
Author: Amelia Brown
Date: October 1st, 2003
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21. Article: Unique Educational Toys
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: October 1st, 2003
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22. Article: You Got Game: Educational Games for Today
Author: Cynthia Boris
Date: October 1st, 2003
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23. Article: Learn and Play: Educational Tools Make Playtime Soar
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: October 1st, 2003
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24. Article: Fisher Price’s New Powertouch Takes Interactive Learning to the Next Page
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: October 1st, 2003
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25. Article: Block by Block, WJ Fantasy Builds a Reputation
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: October 1st, 2003
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26. Article: EDUCATIONAL
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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27. Article: The Learning Shop Earns A’s in Inventory and Attitude
Author: Julia Ann Charpentier
Date: January 2004
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Electronics Toys 

1. Article: Kingdoms and Castles on Computers and Printers
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: September 1st, 2002
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2. Article: What's Up Doc? You've Got Mail
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: September 1st, 2002
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3. Article: You Need to Goof-Off! A Look at Toys for Grownups
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: October 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Grapevine on Video Games
Author: William K. Wolfrum
Date: November 1st, 2002
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5. Article: A PC is Smarter Than a TV
Author: William K. Wolfrum
Date: November 1st, 2002
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6. Article: TV On Steroids: The Latest On Console Gaming
Author: Lynn A. Powers
Date: November 1st, 2002
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7. Article: Gaming Violence: The Jury's Still Out
Author: Lynn A. Powers
Date: November 1st, 2002
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8. Article: Watch out for the Ceiling Fan! AirScoot takes radio-controlled flight indoors
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: December 1st, 2002
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9. Article: Synergy and Expanding Technology Drive Booming Video Game Industry
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: August 1st, 2003
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10. Article: The Future of Portable Gaming
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: August 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Anticipation Rides High at Video Game Expo
Author: Selvin Wright
Date: August 1st, 2003
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12. Article: Teaching the ABCs of Video Game Design
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: August 1st, 2003
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13. Article: MULTIMEDIA
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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14. Article: VIDEOS & DVD´S
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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15. Article: Bow-Lingual Lets Dogs Speak for Themselves
Author: Lynda Lin
Date: January 2004
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16. Article: NPD Reports Electronic Toys still Top Kids’ Lists
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Games & Puzzles 

1. Article: Deja Zobmondo!!!!™ All Over Again
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: June 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Board Game Revolution: Not Just for the Bored Anymore
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: June 1st, 2002
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3. Article: B. DAZZLE
Author: Orly Minazad
Date: July 1st, 2002
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4. Article: The Gingerbread House
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: July 1st, 2002
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5. Article: A Crafty Mix of Chance and Skill
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: November 24th, 2002
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6. Article: AreYouGame.com
Author: Kris Decker
Date: January 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Bull Or Bear? New Board Game Brings Wall St. to You
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: February 1st, 2003
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8. Article: Highly Suspect
Author: Jodi M. Web
Date: May 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Iraqi War is in the Cards
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: May 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Smart Kids Roll the Dice: OutsetMedia Delivers New Professor Noggin’s Games for Spring
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: May 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Games and Puzzles Make a Comeback
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: June 1st, 2003
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12. Article: Scrambling for Success: b.dazzle Finds Small Business Solutions
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: June 1st, 2003
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13. Article: You’re Never Too Young to Learn: Interactive Learning Games Help a Child’s Development
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: June 1st, 2003
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14. Article: Laughing Matters: Games that Get the Gut
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: June 1st, 2003
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15. Article: Hands-On at the Play Table: Retailing Secrets
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: June 1st, 2003
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16. Article: Scramble On: Nine New Puzzles from b. dazzle
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: June 1st, 2003
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17. Article: Cardchess Reinvents Two Classic Games
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: June 1st, 2003
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18. Article: Something Special About Game Preserve
Author: Kris Decker
Date: June 1st, 2003
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19. Article: Decipher Cracks the Code to Lasting Success
Author: Mark Lardas
Date: September 1st, 2003
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20. Article: On the Road Again: License Plate Game Makes Traveling Fun
Author: Michele Blandino
Date: November 2003
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21. Article: Escape into the Future: MechWarrior Premier Edition Big Box
Author: Julia Ann Charpentier
Date: November 2003
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22. Article: Ghettopoly in Da House? Not if Hasbro has its Way
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: December 2003
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23. Article: GAMES & PUZZLES
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Harry Potter

1. Article: Pottermania Makes Magical Play
Author: Andrew Windchantz
Date: July 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Pressure for Potter: J.K. Rowling’s Latest Offering Fills Big Expectations
Author: Andrew Windchantz
Date: July 1st, 2003
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3. Article: A Wand-erful World: Harry Potter-Style Wands for the Retail Market
Author: Andrew Windchantz
Date: July 1st, 2003
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Hygiene Product

1. Article: Hey, Mom…We’re Out of Toothpaste: New Products Make Teeth-Brushing a Blast
Author: Janie Franz
Date: November 2003
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2. Article: So Fresh and So Clean: Bathtime and Boo Boo Products
Author: Janie Franz
Date: November2003
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3. Article: Dental Dedication: Toy Puts Hygiene Within Kids’ Reach
Author: Amelia Brown
Date: November 2003
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Infant

1. Article: Preschool and Infant Toys Riding Wave of Technology to Learning Success
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: July 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Fun for Growing Minds: Educational Toys for Infants and Preschoolers
Author: Letitia A. Monaco
Date: July 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Baby Buddies: Cuddly Compadres for Babies
Author: Tamara Halbritter
Date: July 1st, 2003
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4. Article: LEGO: Building Blocks for the Future
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: July 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Pleasing the Outer Child: Preschool Toys Everybody will Love
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: July 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Tuning into Imagination and Turning Off the Television
Author: Letitia A. Monaco
Date: July 1st, 2003
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7. Article: INFANT & TODDLER
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Internet

1. Article: Internet Marketing and Retailing
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: January 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Supplement Your Marketing Efforts with Do-it-Yourself Articles for E-newsletters
Author: Amy Adair
Date: January 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Online Toy Shopping Gaining Popularity
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: January 1st, 2003
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4. Article: Do It eBay!
Author: Amy Adair
Date: January 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Even Small Businesses Can Benefit from an Internet Presence
Author: Janie Franz
Date: January 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Toy Industry Internet Sales Skyrocket Over 2002 Holiday Season
Author: Scott Ferguson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Internet Retailing isn’t as Scary as You Think
Author: Julia Ann Charpentier
Date: December 2003
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Licensing

1. Article: The Lowdown on Licensing: ToyDirectory talks with Lucasfilm, McFarlane Toys, and Toys R Us for a view of the whole food-chain
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: November 1st, 2002
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2. Article: The Force is Strong on This One:
LucasFilm's President of Licensing Howard Roffman Takes You Behind the Scenes of a Toy Industry Blockbuster

Author: Tim Connolly
Date: November 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Licensing Giants: Disney and Nickelodeon Give You a View from the Top
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: April 1st, 2003
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4. Article: Yu-Gi-Oh!, Lord Of The Rings, and Spongebob In the Starting Lineup for Sports Line Distributors this Season
Author: Scott Ferguson
Date: April 1st, 2003
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5. Article: A License to Sell: New and Old Properties Drove Big Sales in 2002
Author: Kevin Skaggs
Date: April 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Designer profile: Designing an Icon: Hello Kitty Transcends Generational and Cultural Limits
Author: Tina Dhamija
Date: April 1st, 2003
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7. Article: LICENSED TOYS & FURNITURE
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Magical

1. Article: Push Play for Magic: New Instructional Magic Books, DVDs and Videos
Author: Candyce Kornblum
Date: December 2003
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2. Article: Open Sesame! Magic Sets for Budding Magicians
Author: Michele Blandino
Date: December 2003
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Musical Toys

1. Article: Music and Toys: An Industry Overview
Author: Paul A. Paterson with Pennie Hoover
Date: November 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Musical CD's, Cassettes, Videos and DVD's for the Younger Set
Author: Scott Ferguson and Rachael Mercer
Date: November 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Musical Toys Spotlight
Author: Rachael Mercer, Paul Paterson and Marjorie Wertz
Date: November 1st, 2002
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4. Article: NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING, BABY
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: November 1st, 2002
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5. Article: PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: November 1st, 2002
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6. Article: After a Century, They're Still Playing the Same Tune
Author: Kris Decker
Date: November 1st, 2002
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7. Article: When Worlds Collide: Neurosmith Tunes into Learning
Author: Kevin Skaggs
Date: April 1st, 2003
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8. Article: Sales of Musical Products Spurred by Technology and Education
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: August 1st, 2003
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9. Article: When Pots and Pans Won't Do: Real Musical Instruments
Author: Janie Franz
Date: August 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Toys in the Tune of Fun
Author: Amelia Brown
Date: August 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Music for Little People Makes it Big
Author: Scott Ferguson
Date: August 1st, 2003
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12. Article: MUSIC
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Novelty/Impulse

1. Article: Impulse and Novelty Toys are Bigger than You Think
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: July 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Novelty and Impulse Toys: A World of Fun on the Cheap
Author: Lynda Lin
Date: July 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Small Toys Offer Big Sales
Author: Anthony Maddela
Date: July 1st, 2003
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4. Article: What’s New in Novelty Toys
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: July 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Why I Can't Say "No" to Novelty
Author: Kris Decker
Date: July 1st, 2003
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Playing Cards

1. Article: Barbie Dealt a New Hand:
USPC and Mattel Team Up to Present New Sets of Playing Cards
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: April 1st, 2003
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Puppets

1. Article: The Buzz On Fuzz: Folkmanis Always Puts On A Great Show
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: February 1, 2003
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2. Article: Expressive Readers: Puppet Play Helps Kids Learn
Author: Candyce Kornblum
Date: October 1st, 2003
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Retailer Tips 

1. Article: From Shirts to Signs: Creating a Brand Success at Your Store
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: July 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Do Store Displays Really Work?
Author: Kip Fry
Date: July 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Shopping in the 21st Century: Envirosell on Making a Successful Toy and Hobby Store
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: August 1st, 2003
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4. Article: Is there a Doctor in the House? Retail Remedies for Main Street
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: October 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Back in Black: Is Your Online Store Ready for the Big Day?
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: November 2002
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6. Article: Post-Holiday Sales Offer a Profitable Start to the New Year
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: January 2004
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Rideable Toys 

1. Article: Bikes and Riding Toys Roll on with Style
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: May 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Bicycle Sales Taking New Turns
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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Robotics

1. Article: Jungle Fever: OWI's Newest Robot Creation Goes Back to Nature
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: January 1st, 2003
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Rocking Horses 

1. Article: Gygy Inc.
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: July 1st, 2002
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School Supplies

1. Article: Gel Pens and Holographic Paper:
School Supplies Find the Fun Quotient
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: April 1st, 2003
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2. Article: "Kidfluence" at the Cash Register:
The Back-to-School Market Comes of Age
Author: Paul Paterson
Date: April 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Lunch Box Chic: Kids and their Parents are Packing Their Own
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: April 1st, 2003
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Science & Nature 

1. Article: Animal, Mineral... Replica
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: August 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Cook's Carnivorous Plants
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: September 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Can I Sell Venus Flytraps in My Store?
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: September 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Science Toys: Not Just for Nerds Anymore
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: September 1st, 2002
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5. Article: The Great Indoors
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: September 1st, 2002
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6. Article: Dig This: New Fossil Excavation Kit Gets Kids into Rock
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: January 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Ask the Experts: Science and Nature Toys
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: May 1st, 2003
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8. Article: Kits, Experiments and Toys Keep Science Current for Kids
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Forces Of Nature: Science Toys are Fun2
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: May 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Science Toys Bubble Over with Teachers, Parents
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: May 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Leaders in Science and Nature Education Reach Out to Children
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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12. Article: Design Science Toys Unfold a World of Science
Author: Marc Lemay
Date: December 2003
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13. Article: UFO Toy Folds Into New Dimensions
Author: Theresa Hoiles
Date: December 2003
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Seasonal 

1. Article: Keep Your Little Monster Cozy: Cold Weather Halloween Costumes let Trick-or-Treaters Enjoy the Night
Author: Janie Franz
Date: February 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Teething Fangs Anyone? Babies and Toddlers Join the Halloween Party
Author: Sarah Hatfield
Date: February 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Halloween Definitely Happy for Retailers
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: February 1st, 2003
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4. Article: Let’s Scare Tactics: Making Halloween a SCREAM!
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: February 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Books Present Trick-Or-Treat Alternatives
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: February 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Naughty or Nice? What Manufacturers Got for Christmas
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: February 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Tis the Season to be Thwarted: 2002 Holiday Overview for Retailers
Author: Tina Dhamija
Date: February 1st, 2003
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8. Article: Costuming Success is No Make Believe Story
Author: Kris Decker
Date: November 2003
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9. Article: PRETEND PLAY
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Sport Toys 

1. Article: Happy (and Clever) People Make Happy Dog Toys
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: July 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Turn Off Your TVs and Get Outside
Author: Tim Sullivan
Date: July 1st, 2002
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3. Article: The Flip n Flyer: It's all That
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: September 1st, 2002
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4. Article: Innovation Gives Skill Toys a Lift
Author: Tony Maddela
Date: October 1st, 2002
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5. Article: Skill Toys Offer A Wide World of Fun
Author: Letitia Monaco and Pennie Hoover
Date: October 1st, 2002
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6. Article: Skill Toys for Every Season
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: October 1st, 2002
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7. Article: OUTDOOR TOYS
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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Strategy 

1. Article: Toy and Hobby Industry Adopts New Retail Strategies for a Slow Economy
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: June 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Grandparents Offer an Expanding Market Niche
Author: Tina Dhamija
Date: August 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Uncertainty and Nostalgia Shape 2003 Holiday Preparations
Author: Shawn Cole
Date: September 1st, 2003
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4. Article: Santa Claus Is coming To town in 2003
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: September 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Holiday Buying Strategies
Author: Kip Fry
Date: September 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Preparing Your Store for the Holidays
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: September 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Balancing Act: Managing Seasonal Inventory
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: October 1st, 2003
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8. Article: One Day at a Time: Specialty Store Success
Author: Bruno Moore
Date: October 1st, 2002
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9. Article: Mom on a Mission Propels Learning Express
Author: Shawn Cole
Date: October 1st, 2002
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10. Article: Back in Black: Is Your Online Store Ready for the Big Day?
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: November 2002
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11. Article: Far From Wal-Mart: Once Upon a Time Toys Thrives on the Past
Author: Marc Lemay
Date: November 2003
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12. Article: Toy Industry Utilized Back-Up Plans to Thwart SARS Delays
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: December 2003
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13. Article: Our Top Ten Toys of 2003
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: December 2003
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14. Article: Sales of TV and Movie-Licensed Toys Continue to Grow in 2003
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: December 2003
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15. Article: North Pole Magic: The Santa Claus House
Author: Julia Ann Charpentier
Date: December 2003
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16. Article: NPD’s Holiday Predictions
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: December 2003
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17. Article: FAO Schwarz Announces Bankruptcy
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: December 2003
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ToyDirectory Mom  

1. Article: The ToyDirectory Mom: What's Wrong With This Trend?
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: July 1st, 2002
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2. Article: The ToyDirectory Mom: Kid's Ads: It's the Laws That Make Them Funny
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: August 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Safety is Not a Four Letter Word
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: September 1st, 2002
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4. Article: The ToyDirectory Mom: Puppy dog tails and sugar
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: October 1st, 2002
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5. Article: The ToyDirectory MOM : It's almost Saint Nicholas Tag, so dust off your wooden shoes and set them by the door.
Author: Hollie Bethany
Date: November 1st, 2002
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6. Article: ToyDirectory Mom: Hands-on Books
Author: Racheal Mercer
Date: December 1st, 2002
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7. Article: ToyDirectory Mom: The List
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: January 1st, 2003
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8. Article: ToyDirectory Mom: Who Needs Walmart? Small Retailers can take Advantage of Halloween's Homemade Spirit
Author: Rachael Mercer
Date: February 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Even Tough Guys Like Toys
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: April 1st, 2003
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10. Article: Turning Gross Into Gold: Science Toys Discover Fun for All Types of Kids
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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11. Article: Turning Gross Into Gold: Science Toys Discover Fun for All Types of Kids
Author: Michaele Birney Arneson
Date: May 1st, 2003
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12. Article: Twenty Dollar Tween Solutions
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: June 1st, 2003
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13. Article: Why I Can't Say "No" to Novelty
Author: Kris Decker
Date: July 1st, 2003
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14. Article: Video Showdown: A Mother and Son Bond Through Battle
Author: Kris Decker
Date: August 1st, 2003
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15. Article: A Family That Collects Together
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: September 1st, 2003
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16. Article: Socks and Potatoes: Imaginary Toys Have Come a Long Way
Author: Kris Decker
Date: October 2003
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17. Article: Sun-Tan Santa
Author: Kris Decker
Date: November 1st, 2003
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18. Article: Stories from the Edge of the Bunk Bed
Author: Kris Decker
Date: December 2003
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19. Article: Leggo My Lego Magazine
Author: Kris Decker
Date: January 2004
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Toy Models  


1. Article: Model Kits for the Computer Generation
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: April 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Nine Inexpensive Techniques for Increasing Model Sales
Author: Mark N. Lardas
Date: April 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Real Retailer: Model Expo
Author: Mark N. Lardas
Date: April 1st, 2003
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Trade Shows  

1. Article: Toy Fair: Postcards from the Big Top
Author: Pennie Hoover
Date: December 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Celebrating 100 Years Of Making Toys
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: December 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Toy Fair: Essential Planning Tips to Maximize your Time
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: December 1st, 2002
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4. Article: TIA ANNOUNCES REVISED TOY FAIR™ CLOSING DATE AND SHOW HOURS FOR 2003 EVENT
Author: Unknown
Date: January 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Toy Fair Seminar
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: January 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Which Toy is Tops? Cast Your Vote for 2002 "People's Choice Toy of the Year"
Author: Unknown
Date: January 1st, 2003
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7. Article: TIA and Toy Safety
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: February 1st, 2003
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8. Article: SPOT India 2003
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: July 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Canadian Toy and Hobby Fair Sees Upswing in Attendance
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: January 2004
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Tween

1. Article: Tweens Take Over: Y Generation is the Wunderkind of Brand Marketing
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: June 1st, 2003
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2. Article: Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman: Tween Girls’ Products Come into Their Own
Author: Tina Dhamija
Date: June 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Tween Style is Making Waves
Author: Amber Cahill
Date: June 1st, 2003
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Video/Media 

1. Article: Synergy and Expanding Technology Drive Booming Video Game Industry
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: August 1st, 2003
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2. Article: The Future of Portable Gaming
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: August 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Anticipation Rides High at Video Game Expo
Author: Selvin Wright
Date: August 1st, 2003
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4. Article: Teaching the ABCs of Video Game Design
Author: Jeremy Loudenback
Date: August 1st, 2003
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5. Article: Sophistication, Selection Power Children’s Media Market
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: September 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Multimedia Learning Titles: A Window To The Future
Author: Scott Ferguson
Date: September 1st, 2003
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7. Article: New Books Tap into Synergy of Licensed Media
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: September 1st, 2003
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8. Article: New Instructional Video Makes Yu-Gi-Oh! a Snap for Beginners
Author: Candyce Kornblum
Date: September 1st, 2003
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9. Article: New Video Helps Preschoolers Conquer “First Day” Fears
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: December 2003
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10. Article: Pixter Color from Fisher-Price: Junior´s Very Own PDA
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: December 2003
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11. Article: Sony´s EyeToy Takes Video Gaming to the Next Level
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: December 2003
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12. Article: Fun to Go: New Hand-Held Gaming and Video
Author: Tim Connolly
Date: December 2003
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13. Article: MULTIMEDIA
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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14. Article: VIDEOS & DVD´S
Author: TDmonthly Staff
Date: January 2004
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15. Article: Bow-Lingual Lets Dogs Speak for Themselves
Author: Lynda Lin
Date: January 2004
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Water Toys 

1. Article: Clearly Unique Soaps
Author: Timothy Dickey
Date: August 1st, 2002
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2. Article: Talking Soap Comes Clean!
Author: Scott Ferguson
Date: October 1st, 2002
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3. Article: Underwater Yo-Yo Deemed Dangerous
Author: Sheryl Scarborough
Date: December 2003
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Wooden Toys 

1. Article: Wooden Toys Bridge Generations
Author: Paul A. Paterson
Date: August 1st, 2003
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2. Article: No Substitute for Wood
Author: Cynthia Boris
Date: August 1st, 2003
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3. Article: Timeless Wooden Toys
Author: Lynda Lin
Date: August 1st, 2003
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4. Article: Wooden Toys Grow Up
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: August 1st, 2003
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5. Article: WOODEN TOYS THAT STRIKE A CHORD
Author: Karen Mendez Smith
Date: August 1st, 2003
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6. Article: Collectible Wooden Toys for the Connoisseur
Author: Tamara Schuit
Date: August 1st, 2003
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7. Article: Bringing Back Low-Tech Fun
Author: Beth Michaels
Date: August 1st, 2003
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8. Article: Automoblox Zooms into the Toy Market
Author: Della Serene
Date: August 1st, 2003
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9. Article: Piecing Together Geometric Puzzles
Author: Jodi M. Webb
Date: October 1st, 2003
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