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May 2010 | Vol. IX - No. 5


In This Issue

Summarized Conclusions of May Articles

Solid branding, testimonials and engaging in-store media educate and improve customer experience. read more

Creative construction rules
in new kits from Knuckle Strutz, OgoSport and Robotis. read more

Jillie Beans picks
toys with tween help for a growing customer base in Westminster, Colo. read more

Jillie Beans' top
sellers stick with status quo: PlasmaCars, Iwako erasers and bouncing Rody. read more

Twilight Turtle races
ahead of Manhattan Toy, Haba and Taggies in baby toy sales. read more

Alex-Panline remains
"king of bath toys" among competitors, more than 65 percent of retailers say. read more

Buckyballs makes top-10
travel toys alongside Find It Games, Lee Publications and International Playthings. read more

Barbie leads Disney Princess and Liv in fashion dolls, staring down Bratz in wait for court's decision. read more

Eco and learning toys grab the spotlight in this Holiday Preview of six product categories. read more

Milkshake Music wows TDmonthly’s Music Expert with retro-rock and honky tonk. read more

Razor beat competition
and Toy Biz bought Marvel thanks to well-assigned patents. read more

Nutcase helmets protect
little heads and Kimochis plush bear feelings. read more

Watch 29 games filmed at Toy Fair and the Western States Toy & Hobby Show. watch videos

VIDEOS: Star Wars and LEGO shine among 10 licensed items from 2010 trade shows. watch videos

See a nurturing penguin and speedy Hexbug Nanos in nine robot and RC clips from 2010 trade shows. watch videos

Fourteen fashion clips from Toy Fair and WTHRA expo show off hero gear and Flipoutz bands. watch videos

In 12 clips from 2010 trade shows, rattles and sheep grace baby's world. watch videos

Eggs splat and putty stretches in 11 novelty clips from 2010 toy expos. watch videos

Marshmallows, water and balloons make outdoor fun a "blast" in 20 trade show clips. watch videos

In 13 trade show videos, cameras examine detail on animal replicas and action figures. watch videos

Julie L. JonesWriter's Bio: Julie L. Jones has written articles for both newspapers and magazines. Before joining the staff of TDmonthly Magazine, she worked as a communications writer and provided editorial support for a market research company. Read more articles by this author


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