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April Staff Picks

Learning games for preschoolers, funky arts & crafts, and affordable die-cast items, along with other interesting high-quality toys, made this month's Staff Picks...READ MORE





TDMONTHLY TRADE SHOW COVERAGE

30 Product Videos from Toy Fest West 2012

TDmonthly was at WTHRA's Toy Fest West show in Long Beach, Calif., and captured 30 videos of new and high-quality specialty products...READ MORE




TDMONTHLY TOY VIDEOS

Watch Toy Videos of the Day (4/16/2012-4/20/2012)

We want you to see the toys we see, so you can determine if they're right for your store!...READ MORE







TDMONTHLY 2012: A YEAR OF CHARITY GIVEAWAYS

Jake's Toy Box Provides for All

When we announced "TDmonthly's 2012: A Year of Charity" event, Holley Anver, manager of the former Ages and Stages toy store, now owned by Dan and Jill Driver and renamed Jake's Toy Box, was one of the first to enter...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY TOP-10 MOST-WANTED LISTS

Top-10 Most-Wanted Outdoor Toys

Spring is finally here, which means it's time to start selling toys that will get kids outside...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY POPULAR STORIES

Interview with Carter Keithley, President of the Toy Industry Association

TDmonthly Magazine had the great honor of conducting an interview with Carter Keithley, president of the Toy Industry Association...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY SHOP TALK

Retailing Tips: Handling Rowdy Kids

Excited children are an everyday component of operating a specialty toy store, but occasionally a child goes out of control — becoming dangerous to a business and its profit margin...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY MANUFACTURER'S CORNER

America Invents Act: Challenging Patents, Post Grant Review, and More

The next wave of the newest patent laws (America Invents Act (“AIA”)) rolls into effect September 16, 2012. In preparation, the USPTO recently announced proposed rules for implementation. The proposals bring a mix of good news and bad news....READ MORE




TDMONTHLY GUEST EXPERTS

Retailers: Increase Your Sales by Juggling Customers

Slow sales have produced a retail sales force that is used to working with just one person. It’s like a juggler who can only keep one ball in the air. That can cost you sales – big time....READ MORE


TOYS TO TALK ABOUT

Plush Toys

Check out these recently added mass-market and specialty plush toys...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







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TDMONTHLY MUST READS
April Staff Picks  30 Product Videos from Toy Fest West 2012  Watch Toy Videos of the Day (4/16/2012-4/20/2012)  Jake's Toy Box Provides for All  Top-10 Most-Wanted Outdoor Toys  Interview with Carter Keithley, President of the Toy Industry Association  Retailing Tips: Handling Rowdy Kids  America Invents Act: Challenging Patents, Post Grant Review, and More  Retailers: Increase Your Sales by Juggling Customers  Plush Toys  Notable and New Toys by Category — Specialty Only 

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