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Canadian toy industry faces supply chain...

Ahead of the Paw Patrol movie’s release this summer, Toys “R” Us Canada and toymaker Spin Master Corp. have done something rarely seen before in the toy industry. They airlifted Liberty toys _ the latest member of the animated search and rescue team _ from China to Canada to put the new pup on store […]

Toy industry grapples with supply chain ...

Ahead of the Paw Patrol movie release this summer, Toys “R” Us Canada and toy maker Spin Master Corp. have done something rarely seen before in the toy industry. They airlifted Liberty toys – the latest member of the animated search and rescue team – from China to Canada to put the new puppy on […]

Toy industry mourns loss of former Galoo...

Robby Kanoff | Source: The Nacelle Co./ The toys that made us A toy industry veteran with legendary ties to the world of wrestling action figures has passed away. The toy book has learned that Robby Kanoff, former executive vice president of sales at Galoob Toys, passed away yesterday, September 16, 2021. “We lost a […]

Record 60 cargo ships waiting to unload ...

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – A record 60 container ships are anchored or adrift in San Pedro Bay, waiting to be unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach seaports and 20 others are expected to arrive in the next few days, a port official said on Wednesday. While the pandemic still […]

Remembering Arnold Irwin, pioneer of the...

Anyone who’s ever hiked a Hula Hoop, guided a Slinky up the stairs, thrown a Frisbee, cuddled a bear, engaged in a Star Wars minifigure battle, made a snack in an Easy-Bake oven, or challenged an opponent on a gaming system video Atari was touched by the Irwin family of Toronto. In 1926 Samuel Irwin […]

Chinatown apartment complex neglect comp...

Tenants can finally use at least one of two elevators inside the 15-story Cathay Manor Apartments in Chinatown after what they say has been months of management neglect. Speaking through a translator, one man said the problems have been going on for months, starting with a laundry room that the 280 residents use. It was […]

Global toy industry to 2026

DUBLIN, September 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Global Toys Market (2021 Edition) – Analysis by Product Type, Age, Distribution Channel, Region, Country: Market Overview, COVID-19 Implications, Competition, and Forecast ( 2021-2026)) ”the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global toy market has been valued at $ 93.63 billion in 2020. During the […]

Abarth Middle East launches toy donation...

Italian performance brand Abarth, in partnership with Abarth Dubai Club, TOYIT.TODAY, Dubai Autodrome, National Auto and Horizon English School, launched the ‘Abarth Toy Drive’ campaign to distribute toys to children in need across the Tarahum Charitable Foundation. Abarth, part of the Stellantis Group, is one of the world’s most popular automotive performance brands, dedicated to […]

Playmonster’s Bob Wann among four indust

Playmonster CEO Bob Wann has joined a list of esteemed toy industry names – including Jim Pressman, the former president of Pressman Toy Corporation, and the late Raggedy Ann and Andy creator Johnny Gruelle – to be inducted into the toy industry. Hall of fame. Rounding out this year’s list of big name inductees is […]