While at Toy Fair 2006, TDmonthly Magazine interviewed several retailers on the floor about what new products they planned to bring into their stores for 2006, or what had been some of their best sellers for 2005. Just click on their pix to hear their picks:
|Barbara Vininsky, owner of Jack & Jill in Montreal, Quebec, found new and innovative toys she hopes will be the next big thing.
|Matt Hannifin, manager of Science Toy Magic in Santa Fe, reveals how to match a toy to a customer.
|Jeff Gurley, owner of The Lollipop Shop in Jonesborough, Tenn., prefers the smaller booths...
|Sally Lesser, 30-year owner of Henry Bear's Park in Arlington, Mass., talks about general trends in toys.
To hear what other retailers said about Toy Fair while at the ASTRA Part With the Stars event, please click here.
ALISON MAREK is an award-winning writer, director and cartoonist whose work has been published by Fairchild Publications and DC Comics (Piranha Press), broadcast on Showtime and other cable networks, and viewed worldwide in film festivals. See her short films and print work on www.alisonmarek.com. Watch her nefarious villains in the web series www.MuggsMovers.com. Get inspired by her cartoons "Daily ARFFirmations to Unleash Your Inner Fido" at www.ARFFirmations.com. Phew! And then ... Read more articles by this author