Available to Toy and Hobby Retailers
than 1,500 Profile Pages of Toy and Hobby Manufacturers and Wholesalers
by Product Category
Category listings of US toy and hobby inventors, importers, representatives,
wholesalers, and manufacturers.
by Company Name
Alphabetical listings of manufacturers, wholesalers, and representatives.
Wholesale Information and Catalogs
You may receive catalogs and product information from participating toy
and hobby wholesalers and manufacturers. To apply, you must have a Business
License Numberor a Resale Permit.
|More than 10,000 unique and interesting products covered
Search by company name, product name, age, price, product category and "videos only" for products with demonstration videos shot by TDmonthly.
for articles about these products
Read about product reviews, trends and what TDmonthly researchers have to say about these products
than 700 video demos of toys and games
TDmonthly Magazine staff demonstrate toys and games inside and outside
the box so you can see what you get before you order. Videos arranged
by category make viewing the toys you need fast and easy.
Manufacturers demonstrate their toys from trade shows such as Toy
Fair 2007 , WTHRA
in Pomona 2007 and Games
Expo 2007, as well as Toy
Fair and Pomona from 2006.
Resources on Buying & Selling Toys
& TDmonthly Forums
Forums where you can share your gripes and raves with other specialty retailersRegister on our Forums with a nickname so you can vent freely. Find out which manufacturers work well with specialty retailers and which don't.
Don't place your orders until you find out what moms, kids and experts
think about toys with our Infant/Toddler, Preschool/Early School, Homeschooler
and Dolls Roundtables,
plus our TDmonthly Editorial Reviews.
to Tell If Your Rep Is Cheating
Sales reps can make or break a toy business, so TDmonthly Magazine grilled
manufacturers and retailers to find out how to determine if a rep's thinking
more of his own bottom-line than of yours.
a Toy, Gain a Sale
Although selling toys is understandably the focus for retailers, lending
them is a trend that may hook customers. Toy loans often turn into toy
sales, according to both retailers and manufacturers interviewed by TDmonthly
Retailing Tips: How to Find the Right Books
When choosing books for your toy store or bookstore, it is difficult to predict which ones will bring in high volume and low returns. TDmonthly Magazine spoke with publishing professionals and retailers about how to work with your rep to find the best matches for your store.