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September 21, 2020

TDmonthly Magazine

May 2010 | Vol. IX - No. 5


In This Issue

Summarized Conclusions of May Articles

By Julie L. Jones
May 2010

Solid branding, testimonials and engaging in-store media educate and improve customer experience. read more


Creative construction rules
in new kits from Knuckle Strutz, OgoSport and Robotis. read more


Jillie Beans picks
toys with tween help for a growing customer base in Westminster, Colo. read more


Jillie Beans' top
sellers stick with status quo: PlasmaCars, Iwako erasers and bouncing Rody. read more


Twilight Turtle races
ahead of Manhattan Toy, Haba and Taggies in baby toy sales. read more


Alex-Panline remains
"king of bath toys" among competitors, more than 65 percent of retailers say. read more


Buckyballs makes top-10
travel toys alongside Find It Games, Lee Publications and International Playthings. read more


Barbie leads Disney Princess and Liv in fashion dolls, staring down Bratz in wait for court's decision. read more


Eco and learning toys grab the spotlight in this Holiday Preview of six product categories. read more


Milkshake Music wows TDmonthly’s Music Expert with retro-rock and honky tonk. read more


Razor beat competition
and Toy Biz bought Marvel thanks to well-assigned patents. read more


Nutcase helmets protect
little heads and Kimochis plush bear feelings. read more


VIDEOS:
Watch 29 games filmed at Toy Fair and the Western States Toy & Hobby Show. watch videos


VIDEOS: Star Wars and LEGO shine among 10 licensed items from 2010 trade shows. watch videos


VIDEOS:
See a nurturing penguin and speedy Hexbug Nanos in nine robot and RC clips from 2010 trade shows. watch videos


VIDEOS:
Fourteen fashion clips from Toy Fair and WTHRA expo show off hero gear and Flipoutz bands. watch videos


VIDEOS:
In 12 clips from 2010 trade shows, rattles and sheep grace baby's world. watch videos


VIDEOS:
Eggs splat and putty stretches in 11 novelty clips from 2010 toy expos. watch videos


VIDEOS:
Marshmallows, water and balloons make outdoor fun a "blast" in 20 trade show clips. watch videos


VIDEOS:
In 13 trade show videos, cameras examine detail on animal replicas and action figures. watch videos







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