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Notable and New Toys by Category

TDmonthly Magazine has more than 11,000 products in our searchable database and adds hundreds more each month, so you can increase your chances of finding this Holiday's Hits ......READ MORE





TDMONTHLY HOT TOPIC

Good Co./Bad Co. – Who's Fair to Specialty Stores?

Via phone and email, 129 specialty toy- and gift-store owners named for TDmonthly Magazine their favorite and least favorite suppliers....READ MORE






TDMONTHLY MUST READS

This Issue's Highlights

If you don't have time for the whole issue of TDmonthly, check out the companies specialty retailers say are fair...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY TOY VIDEOS

TDmonthly's Toy Videos

TDmonthly's Toy Videos give you instant access to toy demos so you can evaluate a product before you buy it...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY HOLIDAY PREVIEW - Part II

Collect Them All

Why settle for one when you can have a slew...READ MORE












ACTION FIGURES

Spidey's Special, But Knights Still Rule

OK, knights still KO most other action figures in the specialty market, but a mass-market arachnid has caught kids in its web....READ MORE


DIE-CAST

Classics and Mods Go Head to Head

Over the last few months, TDmonthly Magazine spoke with 34 specialty toy-store owners and managers to discover the forecast for die-cast in their stores...READ MORE


NOVELTIES

Nano Novelties Puff Up Sales

Sometimes a novelty item at the register is just enough to get a whiny kid out of the store...READ MORE




TDMONTHLY TOY ROUNDTABLES

Homeschoolers: Blast Off With Baseball

Conquest on the baseball diamond and controlling the universe are the themes of this month's Homeschool Roundtable games...READ MORE






TDMONTHLY TOY REVIEWS

TDmonthly's Book Expert

This month, children's book author Amy Downing tackled a crime in the late 1800s, took a colorful trip to a farmer’s market with a group of canine friends, explored career opportunities in a guide developed for kids, and more....READ MORE





TDMONTHLY SHOP TALK

Retailer Spotlight: Henry Bear's Park

An interest in children’s books introduced Sally Lesser, owner of three Henry Bear’s Park stores in Massachusetts, to the toy industry....READ MORE






TDMONTHLY BRASS RING

NuOp Design Thrives on Originality

In 2005, Frank Frisari and John McCoy pooled their talents to create geometric magnets and the flexible plastic Q-Man. Two years later, they have a line of colorful novelties....READ MORE


TDMONTHLY COOL COMPANY

Blongo Family Fun Brings Families Together

Linda Long never dreamed she'd be a toy maker. In fact, the long-time sales and customer service professional had made her career in cosmetics....READ MORE


TDMONTHLY TOY BUZZ

Safari Ventures Into Fantasy

For more than a quarter century, Safari Ltd. has been unwaveringly dedicated to toys that are both educational and fun for children...READ MORE


TDMONTHLY POPULAR STORIES

Made in the USA Toys

American toy companies can save 50 percent or more on manufacturing costs by taking production outside U.S. borders. And yet, some refuse to set sail...READ MORE








TDMONTHLY TOP-10 MOST-WANTED LISTS

TDmonthly's Top-10 Most-Wanted Die-Cast Toys

Realism is a real trend in die-cast, according to 34 specialty retailers TDmonthly Magazine spoke with recently...READ MORE





TDMONTHLY UPCOMING ISSUES

How to Manage a Monster Hit

Some store owners smell a hit and go for it. Others keep away. What could be wrong with a best-selling toy?...READ MORE










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TDMONTHLY NEW TOYS
Notable and New Toys by Category  Good Co./Bad Co. – Who's Fair to Specialty Stores?  This Issue's Highlights  TDmonthly's Toy Videos  Collect Them All  Spidey's Special, But Knights Still Rule  Classics and Mods Go Head to Head  Nano Novelties Puff Up Sales  Homeschoolers: Blast Off With Baseball  TDmonthly's Book Expert  Retailer Spotlight: Henry Bear's Park  NuOp Design Thrives on Originality  Blongo Family Fun Brings Families Together  Safari Ventures Into Fantasy  Made in the USA Toys  TDmonthly's Top-10 Most-Wanted Die-Cast Toys  How to Manage a Monster Hit 

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