TDmonthly Magazine
Sign Up | Your Account | Login



April Staff Picks

This month in TDmonthly Magazine's Staff Picks, brinca dada gives the dollhouse family modern appeal, used crayons find a second life, and classic wooden blocks adopt a unique attraction in a line called Tegu...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY TOY VIDEOS

April's Toy Videos Build on Fun

This month, TDmonthly Magazine brings you videos from some of the leaders in the specialty toy industry...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY TRADE SHOW COVERAGE

Watch Videos: Toys Play at WTHRA

TDmonthly Magazine recently captured more than 150 demo videos of toys and games — including many NEW products — at the annual Western States Toy & Hobby Show...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY SHOP TALK

Retailing Tips: What Matters in Merchandising

Thirty-eight specialty toy retailers across the nation were asked about the best merchandising tip they’ve ever received, or an approach that’s been the golden ticket for their store. Let customers play, they told TDmonthly, and don’t be afraid to shake things up...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY TOP-10 MOST-WANTED LISTS

Top-10 Most-Wanted Kids' Costumes and Apparel

In a recent TDmonthly Magazine survey of 37 specialty retailers in the United States, storeowners touted the detail and durability of favorite dress-up lines Creative Education of Canada and Little Adventures....READ MORE





TDMONTHLY TOY REVIEWS

Summary of Online Toy Reviews

TDmonthly’s Review Scout scours the Web weekly for reviews of new and hot products so you don’t have to spend your time searching. Out of thousands of blog, retail and other sites, his research uncovers toys, games and other gifts that are worthy of your attention...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY POPULAR STORIES

Why Toy Sales Will Strengthen But Won’t Beat ‘03

During this year’s Toy Fair and its aftermath, it became very clear that the buyers on my retail panel are taking a much more positive view of the U.S. toy market than they did a year ago....READ MORE




TDMONTHLY MANUFACTURER'S CORNER

Patents in the Toy and Game Industry: Part I

The commercial success of iconic toys and today’s hottest-selling electronic games is helped or hindered by intellectual property (IP). In the United States, IP rights include trademarks, copyrights and patents. Each has an appropriate role in protecting toymakers from unscrupulous imitators....READ MORE




TDMONTHLY NEW TOYS

Notable and New Toys by Category — Specialty Only

See all the new specialty toys we've uploaded in the last month to make your ordering easier...READ MORE




TDMONTHLY UPCOMING ISSUES

Get Started on Holiday Orders

If Santa's elves haven't put their handiwork to the test yet, they better start prepping soon! Sure it's only spring, but we know you have a lot to consider NOW to make sure your store is stocked with the best specialty toys come Christmastime...READ MORE





TDmonthly is a division of ToyDirectory.com Inc.

TDMONTHLY MUST READS
April Staff Picks  April's Toy Videos Build on Fun  Watch Videos: Toys Play at WTHRA  Retailing Tips: What Matters in Merchandising  Top-10 Most-Wanted Kids' Costumes and Apparel  Summary of Online Toy Reviews  Why Toy Sales Will Strengthen But Won’t Beat ‘03  Patents in the Toy and Game Industry: Part I  Notable and New Toys by Category — Specialty Only  Get Started on Holiday Orders 

More TDmonthly Articles:

Date

Toy Industry Sales Grew 16% in 2020: $25.1 Billion 1/25/2021
Toys in the News: NPD’s Analysis - Identify Market Trends - January 2021 1/25/2021
Toys in the News 01/26/2021 1/26/2021
Past TDmonthly Magazine Issues: 1/28/2021
The GameStop Bubble is Both the Teacher & the Lesson. Can Wall Street Endure Online Learning? 1/28/2021
Toys in the News 02/01/2021 2/1/2021
Toys R Us 2/1/2021
Extreme Sports Toys 2/1/2021
GameStop Stock Comprehensive Coverage 2/1/2021 2/1/2021
Unbiased Non-Sponsored Quintessential Creative Products That Bolster Your Daughter's Sense of Style 2/4/2021
Toys in the News 2/04/2021 2/4/2021
Mattel and UNO: live-action motion picture 2/4/2021
Nickelodeon and Awesomeness: Brand-new Live-action: JoJo Siwa 2/5/2021
GameStop Stock Reddit Explained 2/05/2021 2/5/2021
Toys in the News 2/08/2021 2/8/2021
Mattel Quarterly Sales Up 10% Beats Estimates With Strong Holiday Barbie Sales 2/9/2021
2021 Top Toy Trends That Are Expected To Drive Toy Industry Sales 2/16/2021
2021 Top Toy Trends 2/17/2021
TESTIMONY OF KEITH PATRICK GILL BEFORE THE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES 2/17/2021
Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide. 2/17/2021
Mattel Television and Nickelodeon Announce Plans to Produce an Animated Series and Live-Action TV 2/23/2021
University Games Announces Grand Opening of Virtual Showroom 2/23/2021
University Games Announces Grand Opening of Best-in-Class Virtual Showroom 2/23/2021
Musical Toys Fastest Growing Sectors of the Toy Industry 2/25/2021
Geemo by Cas Holman 2/26/2021
Placing Toys in the EU Market: Legal Obligations as a Manufacturer 3/1/2021
Toys in the News 3/02/2021 3/2/2021
Spin Master Reports Q4 and Full Year 2020 Financial Results 3/2/2021
Michaels Acquired by Apollo 3/4/2021
Betty Crocker with Barbie Dream Gap Project to Empower Girls 3/4/2021
Jazwares Extends Wildly Popular Squishmallows® Brand With The Launch Of Squishville 3/4/2021
Moose Toys Awarded Major Retailer's Toy Supplier of the Year 3/4/2021

Marvel Captain America of the Railways LGBTQ

3/17/2021

Co-op Action RPG DARK ALLIANCE; New Gameplay Trailer Revealed

3/17/2021

Glo Pals Is Introducing Sesame Street Characters Light-up Toys

4/2/2021

MINISO Mexico Launches Limited Edition Xico Crossover Collection

4/2/2021

LOL Surprise™ Is Bringing Dancing, Fierce Fashions And Dolls To Roblox

4/2/2021

Mattel to Develop Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots Live-Action Movie -- Universal Pictures

4/19/2021

Mattel First-of-its-Kind, CarbonNeutral® Matchbox® Tesla Die-cast Vehicle Made from 99% Recycled

4/19/2021

Hasbro Partners With Roblox to Bring Roblox Immersive Digital Worlds to Life

4/19/2021

Toys in the News 04/19/2021

4/19/2021

Toys in the News 05/04/2021

5/4/2021

American Girl Celebrates 35 Years of Making Herstory and Empowering Girls

5/4/2021

The NPD Group: First Quarter 2021 U.S. Consumer Spending on Video Game Products Increased 30%

5/4/2021

The Moose Imagination Tree opens at Monash Children’s Hospital

5/4/2021

Advertise on TDmonthly




Popular Stories



Advertisement:



Magazine Home     Contact TDmonthly   Advertise Here 
Editorial Calendar   Events & Trade Shows   Media Kit   Request Product Information   PlayZak®

Look up Manufacturers at ToyDirectory.com®

Disclaimer  Privacy Policy  Career Opportunities  Feedback
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use.
Copyright © 2021 TDmonthly®, a division of TOYDIRECTORY.com®, Inc.