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September Staff Picks

RazBaby eliminates the need to rinse ground-dwelling pacifiers, and Mark-My-Time introduces a hip digital booklight...READ MORE







TDMONTHLY TRADE SHOW COVERAGE

Kids Get Pampered at California Gift Show

TDmonthly Magazine sent its video crew to the California Gift Show this summer to sleuth around for new toys and products for kids and babies...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY TOY VIDEOS

Watch Toy Videos of the Day (9/27/10 - 9/30/10)

We want you to see the toys we see, so you can determine if they're right for your store! Check this space every weekday to see brief video clips of new and specialty products...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY SHOP TALK

Retailing Tips: How to Get Rapid Turnover for Quick Profits

Quick turnover and tight inventory control help you stay afloat in a bleak economic climate...READ MORE








TDMONTHLY TOP-10 MOST-WANTED LISTS

Top-10 Most-Wanted Collectibles

In July 2010, we spoke with 38 specialty retailers about their best-selling collectible toys and gifts. Their responses crowned BC USA’s Iwako novelty erasers an overwhelming favorite...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY TRENDS

Top-5 Most-Wanted Action Figures

A June 2010 survey conducted by TDmonthly Magazine found that 34 percent of specialty toy retailers don't stock figurines based on popular characters...READ MORE




TDMONTHLY TOY REVIEWS

Summary of Online Toy Reviews

Review Scout scours the Web weekly for reviews of new and hot products so you don’t have to spend your time searching...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY GUEST EXPERTS

Take a Cue: Good Customer Service is Like Billiards

Ever played pool? It starts off with all the balls together, the cue ball comes along to break them up, they scatter and the game commences. That’s what I expect in a retail store...READ MORE





TDMONTHLY TOY BUZZ

Pawparazzi Pets Take Center Stage

In a marketplace where plush animals aren’t typically seen as collectible items, Noodle Head Toys has made the Pawparazzi line trendy and coveted...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY POPULAR STORIES

Nascar Wins Over Kids and Retailers Take the Prize

Cruise into any department, convenience or grocery store, and you will see more and more Nascar-related merchandise being marketed to a younger fan base...READ MORE




TDMONTHLY MANUFACTURER'S CORNER

Designing and Submitting Toy Inventions

I once pitched an idea for a wearable racetrack to a toy company. I thought it would be a great fit. It wasn’t. Turns out the product wasn’t themed correctly and the cost was too high. Luckily, I was able to talk with the manufacturer and redesign and simplify the product, and then execute a viable idea for the company that would fit....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

Design a Buying Space

In the October issue of TDmonthly Magazine, experts in retail flow, fixture design and even feng shui will help you learn about how a retail environment can make customers buy more...READ MORE







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TDMONTHLY MUST READS
September Staff Picks  Kids Get Pampered at California Gift Show  Watch Toy Videos of the Day (9/27/10 - 9/30/10)  Retailing Tips: How to Get Rapid Turnover for Quick Profits  Top-10 Most-Wanted Collectibles  Top-5 Most-Wanted Action Figures  Summary of Online Toy Reviews  Take a Cue: Good Customer Service is Like Billiards  Pawparazzi Pets Take Center Stage  Nascar Wins Over Kids and Retailers Take the Prize  Designing and Submitting Toy Inventions  Notable and New Toys by Category — Specialty Only  Design a Buying Space 

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