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TDMONTHLY MUST READS
January Staff Picks
Ring in the new year (and re-stock after the holidays!) with these high-quality specialty toys and games...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY TOY VIDEOS
Watch Toy Videos of the Day (1/14/2013-1/18/2013)
We want you to see the toys we see, so you can determine if they're right for your store...READ MORE
Watch Toy Videos of the Day (1/7/2012-1/11/2013)We want you to see the toys we see, so you can determine if they're right for your store...
Watch Toy Videos of the Day (12/31/2012-1/4/2013)We want you to see the toys we see, so you can determine if they're right for your store...
TDMONTHLY 2012: A YEAR OF CHARITY GIVEAWAYS
Donated Games Help Santa Teach
TDmonthly's "2012: A Year of Charity" educational giveaways sleighed straight into the holiday season as the last of the winning retailers wound up her charity events...READ MORE
Winning Retailers Extend HolidaysThe last winning retailers in TDmonthly's "2012: A Year of Charity" promotion — Brett and Susan Sommer of Figpickels Toy Emporium in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, and Tim and Cynthia Holliday of Children's World in Sarasota, Fla. — began their charitable giving just before the holidays, but are stretching it out to last through the new year...
TDMONTHLY TOP-10 MOST-WANTED LISTS
Top-10 Most-Wanted Books
When TDmonthly Magazine interviewed retailers in a Fall 2012 survey about hobby items, arts and crafts products came out ahead of the competition...READ MORE
Top-10 Most-Wanted Halloween ProductsTDmonthly Magazine interviewed retailers to find out which Halloween products scared up the most sales in 2012...
TDMONTHLY TOY FAIR PREVIEW
January Toy Fair Preview
The 2013 New York International Toy Fair is just a month away (February 10-13th), and one of the best ways to prepare for the show is to research products and companies you might be interested in visiting before you get to New York...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY SPECIALTY TOYS REPORT
TDmonthly Top Toy: Seal of Approval Winners
TDmonthly Magazine is excited to announce our new recognition program for outstanding toys, the TDmonthly Top Toy: Seal of Approval. Over the course of each year our staff researches thousands of toys. We've selected our favorites from 2012 to be honored in our very first TDmonthly Seal of Approval awards, to share with our 31,700+ unique monthly visitors...READ MORE
TDMONTHLY POPULAR STORIES
The Changing Face of Gaming
Video game retail sales in the U.S. have been plunging since 2008, which would suggest that the industry is in the continuing throes of very significant and probably structural changes...READ MORE
Will Online Shopping Follow the Path of Catalogs?Considering the huge success of this year's Cyber Monday and Black Friday online sales, I thought it would be interesting to see how the online shopping industry of today compares to the catalog shopping industry of 2001...
The Indian Toy Market – a Growing GiantEven though entering the Indian toy market for a newcomer will continue to be challenging, there are a number of very positive signs that suggest that such an entry should not be delayed too long...
TDMONTHLY SHOP TALK
Hot or Not? 2013's Toy Trends...According to Specialty Retailers!
The world of specialty retail doesn't always follow the toy trends of the mass market. That's why TDmonthly Magazine asked specialty toy store owners what products they think will be hot - or not - for their stores in 2013...READ MORE
Toy Fair 2013 - To Go, Or Not To Go?Going to Toy Fair can require a big investment of time and money from specialty retailers. That's why we asked retailers to share with us the reasons why they attend the annual New York International Toy Fair - or, why they stay home...
6 Tips for Finding Hot New ToysIt's the beginning of the new year, and after the holiday season has left your shelves bare, it's important to start thinking about what new toys you want to bring in to your store...
TDMONTHLY COOL COMPANY
Q&A With Matthew Hiebert from Aroundsquare Ltd.
TDmonthly loves hearing the stories behind the toys. So, we were excited to speak with Matthew Hiebert from Aroundsquare Ltd., the creator of the wooden block toy Twig...READ MORE
Toy Companies Give Back!TDmonthly Magazine loves hearing about how different companies within the Toy Industry are contributing to their communities. That's why we asked toy makers what charities they are involved in, and how they hope their products affect kids...
Q&A With Will Haughey, Co-Founder of TeguWill Haughey and his brother Chris grew up volunteering for several international charities, so when they decided to go into business together in Honduras, they knew that they wanted their company to help drive the local economy and make life better for the people living in the community...
Q&A With Cheryl Shaw from Little Colorado, IncThe founders of Little Colorado, Inc, had no idea that they would wind up making high-quality children's furniture and playthings...
Q&A With Mary Beth Minton, CEO of Zylie the BearMary Beth Minton had one child who loved dolls, and another who preferred to dress up her teddy bears as dolls. After searching for, and not finding, a bear designed to be dressed up and played with as a doll, Mary Beth and her son Matt set out to create their own...
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
Notable and New Toys by Category — AllSee all the new toys we've uploaded in the last month to make your ordering easier...