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August Staff Picks

Our August Staff Picks include high quality toys and games for kids of all ages...READ MORE





TDMONTHLY TOY VIDEOS

Watch Toy Videos of the Day (8/20/2012-8/24/2012)

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

Let the Giveaways Begin: 1,025 Specialty Toys Go to School!

Uncle Skunkle, Crossen Creations, FindIt Games,b. dazzle inc., PlayMais Canada Inc., Amazing Science!, Moving Picture Books, Education Outdoors, We R Fun Games and The Spelling Bee Game Improve Education for Thousands...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY TOP-10 MOST-WANTED LISTS

Top-10 Most-Wanted Electronic & Battery Operated Toys

When TDmonthly Magazine interviewed retailers about their best selling electronic or battery-operated products, several respondents shared a distaste for such items...READ MORE





TDMONTHLY SHOP TALK

18 Retailing Tips: Dealing with Toy and Game Trends

Keeping up with toy and game trends is essential to many specialty retailers, but knowing when to bring a toy in - or ditch it - can be difficult...READ MORE




TDMONTHLY HOLIDAY PREVIEW

August Holiday Preview: 18 Gift Ideas for Specialty Retailers

It's a lot of work to track down the elusive "perfect gift," but TDmonthly Magazine is making the search a little easier by asking manufacturers of all different kinds of toys and games about their anticipated holiday hits...READ MORE





TDMONTHLY POPULAR STORIES

The European Toy Market – a Challenge in Many Languages

In spite of the many problems that Europe faces at this point – Euro issues, recession, cutbacks, and unemployment – it continues to be a very important toy market...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY GUEST EXPERTS

Retail Sales Training: 9 Ways To Improve Your Selling

You’ve probably heard it said of someone, “They could sell (snow, ice, a refrigerator) to an Eskimo,” or something similar to that. But how did they get that way? Is the ability to excel at retail selling an instinctive talent that one has to be born with, that can’t be learned?...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY COOL COMPANY

Interview with Tom Sebazco from ENI PUZZLE

In a market saturated with electronics and flashy licensed toys, it can be hard for a specialty toy company to get their products on store shelves. Below, Tom Sebazco from ENI PUZZLE told TDmonthly about the struggles his company has faced, how they've gotten this far, and what makes their specialty puzzle different from others on the market...READ MORE




TOYS TO TALK ABOUT

Gifts

Check out these specialty and mass market gift items, perfect for baby showers, birthdays, holidays, and more...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY TOYS IN THE NEWS

California Gift Show Concludes with Strong Performance and High-Volume Order-Writing

Unique Regional Offerings, On-Trend Innovations and National Brand Favorites Coupled with CGS’s California-Centric Theme Continue to Deliver Buyers from Across the Country and Around the Globe...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
August Staff Picks  Watch Toy Videos of the Day (8/20/2012-8/24/2012)  Let the Giveaways Begin: 1,025 Specialty Toys Go to School!  Top-10 Most-Wanted Electronic & Battery Operated Toys  18 Retailing Tips: Dealing with Toy and Game Trends  August Holiday Preview: 18 Gift Ideas for Specialty Retailers  The European Toy Market – a Challenge in Many Languages  Retail Sales Training: 9 Ways To Improve Your Selling  Interview with Tom Sebazco from ENI PUZZLE  Gifts  Notable and New Toys by Category — Specialty Only 

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