Beanie Ballz are a little wild and wacky, toss 'em and they always land on their feet. They are 13" in diameter and are made of Ty's best selling fabric - Ty Silk. — Kristen Pollard of Mud Puddle Toys in Salem, Mass., told TDmonthly in a June 2013 survey that they sell 30-40 Ballz each month. "They have those big eyes that people like...they're big and can be used as a pillow. I've even sold them to adults. I have to stop questioning why they're selling so well because it's selling to everyone, boys and girls!" she said. — Diane Gervais, owner of Amato's Toy & Hobby in Middletown, Conn., told TDmonthly in a March 2014 survey that Beanie Ballz were a best-selling product.
Max loves trucks, mud, candy, and his big sister, Ruby. Ruby loves shopping, tea parties, and helping her little brother, Max. This is an official product from Ty. Look for the familiar heart-shaped tag. — As of 3/30/2012 this product had 4.8 out of 5 stars from 118 reviews on Amazon.com.
There are nine different creatures in the initial release of Monstaz. Each one comes in three sizes. The large version is 8 inches tall, the regular version is 5.25 inches tall and the key-clip version is 2.75 inches tall. Sizes vary slightly. The swing tag for each Monstaz shows its birthday and information about the creature. The swing tag on the initial release of Monstaz is a new design. The Ty heart/logo swing tag has been replaced by a custom Monstaz swing tag.
The Bloose Pluffie's floppy body and plush exterior are both super soft, inviting cuddles from babies on up. The cozy fabric is provided as a desirable tactile sensation for the littlest ones to explore, and the toy is machine washable, making it both safe and sanitary for infants. — In May 2010, two of 43 retailers said Ty is their best-selling brand of plush.
This Beanie plush line from Ty features 8” characters and includes such favorites as a penguin, a panda, a koala, a monkey, a frog, and a Husky dog. — As of 05/13/2011 this product had 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8 reviews on Amazon.com. Cons: According to the user, the smile was crooked and the toy was taller and thinner than depicted, rendering it less adorable. — Beanie Boos were popular sellers at My Club Tabby in Lake Charles, La., in March 2010, Owner Natalie Comeaux told TDmonthly. — In a May 2012 survey, two out of 11 retailers said that TY Beanie Boos were their best sellers in the Plush and Puppets category. John Taylor, owner of O.P. Taylor's in Brevard, N.C., told TDmonthly that they sell 48 TY Beanie Boos each month.
Approximately 14”, this soft doll is cozy in a sweatshirt, boots and stylish shorts. She’s part of the Ty Girlz collection and comes with a code to an online world. — Ty Girlz were popular items at My Club Tabby in Lake Charles, La., in spring 2010, Owner Natalie Comeaux told TDmonthly.
This miniature, poseable play doll is about 4" tall and comes in a box with a cat and a brush accessory. Brianna is one of eight dolls in the Ty Li'l Ones collection. Launch date: Spring 2010. — "The No. 1 thing we just got in is the Li'l Ones from Ty," Steve Banducci of Games Unlimited in Danville, Calif., told TDmonthly in March 2010. "We got in 96 two weeks ago and we have about 15 left. Kind of a surprise."
Fashion-savvy Ashley wears a pair of leggings under her favorite jean mini skirt. As with all Ty Girlz, she comes with a code that allows online access to a virtual playworld. She also has a little comb to keep her locks in shape.
Trish's purple hair can be styled with her own little comb. She's posable and flexible — she can even wander onto the web, thanks to a secret code that lets little girls access an online Ty Girlz world.
A member of the current line of collectible Beanie Babies from Ty, Boomer is a caramel-colored plush pup with darker ears and a spot around one eye. He has a soft, bean-filled body, shiny plastic eyes and nose, and wears a ribbon collar around his neck. — “Beanie Babies are still sold,” Chuck Susmilch, owner of JT Puffins in Madison, Wis., told TDmonthly. — Six percent of 64 retailers said in August 2008 that Beanie Babies continue to be a mainstay of their sales in collectibles.
The toy is modeled after Ruby, the rabbit from the book and animated television series “Max & Ruby.” Ruby measures 8” in length and wears her puffy sleeved purple shirt with her yellow dress. A Max beanie baby is also available. — In late Spring 2011, two out of 15 retailers surveyed said that Beanie Babies were their best-selling plush. "We still sell Beanie Babies... there's such a large variety and they're still very low in price," Colette Shockley, owner of The Littlest Princess in Norcross, GA told TDmonthly. She sells 10-12 each month.
Each Beanie Baby comes with its own interactive website. Kids simply scratch off the secret code on the heart tag and unlock a world of fun: chat in different environments, play games for hours, go on a scavenger hunt, care for their virtual Beanie Babies and much more, all in a safe setting. Each Beanie Baby is adorned with a special blue and gold lightning bolt button. Launch date: 2008.
The 14” soft doll comes dressed in trendy clothes and sports soft realistic hair. Just like the original Ty Girlz, each doll in the Poseable Girlz line comes with an individual scratch-off secret code that enables the collector to unlock the Girlz virtual world.
Ty Girlz have a new, more wholesome look that should appeal to worried moms everywhere. Though they’re still eye-shadowed, their general expression says more “girl next door” than “girl on the corner.” They still come with an access code for good, clean online fun. — “We carry Ty Girlz, but they don’t do well,” sighed Joyce Hoover, owner of Doll and Gift Gallery in Rogers, Ariz., in January 2008. She hoped the new line of clothes she’d received recently would improve sales. — Tricia Cooper, buyer at Le Jouet in Metairie, La., was looking forward to the dolls’ revamped non-vamp look: “They’re more wholesome-looking girls and I think they’ll do much better,” she said. Ty has also just released new poseable Girlz. — Ty Girlz are one of the three most popular dolls at Playville in Covington, La., according to Owner Stephanie Dupuy.
Ready, set, go! As part of the Beanie Babies NASCAR collection, racing heroes such as Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch and Tony Stewart each have an 8” bear with their sponsor logo embroidered on the front and their name, number and autograph embroidered on the back. The bears make the perfect gift for any racing fan. Kids and collectors can get them all. Each NASCAR bear comes with mint tags. — "We picked up some more of the Ty Beanie Babies. There are 22 new NASCAR versions out there now," said David Campbell, owner of Amazing Toys in Great Falls, Mont., when asked about collectibles in his store. — Two of 32 retailers said that Beanie Babies are among the best-selling collectibles in their stores. In summer 2007 they said they sold between 50 and 150 Beanie babies per month, depending on how many new versions Ty released. — "What makes our NASCAR Beanie Babies unique is the power of the brands behind them. Ty Beanie Babies bring unsurpassed quality and affordability in an adorable package, while NASCAR is considered a top brand in professional sports today," said Dana Scott-Turkovich, marketing manager for Ty Inc.
Kyle Busch, #05, was the youngest-ever pole winner in NASCAR's premier series, winning at 19 years old. After graduating with honors from Durango High School in Las Vegas in 2002, Busch pursued his passion for racing. Now, this collectible Beanie Baby lets collectors share in his passion for speed. This charming blue bear, like every other NASCAR Beanie Baby, has a sponsor's logo embroidered on the front. Kyle Busch’s name and number, as well as his signature, are embroidered on the back. An official NASCAR ribbon is tied around the bear’s neck.
This 14” soft-sculpt doll is dressed in the latest trend-setting fashions that can be mixed and matched, and each Ty Girlz outfit comes with complementary accessories. The dolls have soft, realistic hair that can be easily combed and styled in numerous ways. Their clothes, hair and makeup are coordinated in monochromatic hues for a distinctive look, and the dolls are accompanied by a 3-D interactive virtual world. Launch date: July 2007.