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July 2011 | Vol. X - No. 7


In This Issue

Summarized Conclusions of July Articles

By TDmonthly Staff
July 2011

July Staff Picks: These 20 toys include a classic gyroscope and a futuristic electronics kit. read more


Video Report From the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy: These 19 videos Showcase some of the best new specialty toys from ASTRA. read more


Top-10 Most-Wanted Plush and Puppets: More than half of 15 retailers named Folkmanis as their best-selling puppet brand. read more


Top-10 Most-Wanted Dolls: 71% of 14 surveyed retailers named Corolle as their best-selling doll brand. read more


Top-10 Most-Wanted Furniture and Play Houses: 14 retailers named quality cribs and wooden dollhouses as best-sellers in this category. read more


E3 Wrap-up and Outlook for the Video Game Industry: Mobile platforms, cloud gaming, and digital downloads are changing the US video game market. read more


When to Grow Your Store: 18 tips on how to expand you business, and 5 reasons to franchise. read more


When to Close Your Store: 36 Tips on what to do when you are facing closure. read more


Purr-fect Gifts Will Bow-Wow Your Customers: Noodle Head's new value line offers quality and variety in time for the Holidays. read more


Connect With Your Customers: 9 questions to ask yourself when a customer interaction goes bad. read more


Q & A With John Shelley, Creator of Bag-O-Loot: In 16 questions Shelley reveals that patience and an open mind are key to bringing products to market. read more

Q & A With President of GaZima Games, Inc.: 3 things an inventor should avoid saying during a presentation and more insight from game designer Greg Zima. read more






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